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Mac-Gray Corporation Awarded for Environmental Efforts with Maytag® Commercial Laundry’s Energy Advantage™ Award

April 19, 2012

Mac-Gray Corporation Awarded for Environmental EffortsST. JOSEPH, Mich. - Mac-Gray Corporation, Waltham, Mass., recently received the Maytag® Commercial Laundry Energy Advantage™ award for its environmentally focused efforts to promote energy and water efficiency. The award was presented during Maytag® Commercial Laundry’s 54th Annual Meeting in Marco Island, Fla.

“Energy and water savings continue to be driving forces in the commercial laundry industry,” said Bob English, general manager of global commercial laundry at Whirlpool Corporation. “Mac-Gray’s exemplary efforts and dedication to the promotion of energy and water efficiency were unmatched this year. Mac- Gray understands that being green not only refers to helping the environment, but also saves customers money as a result of the reduction in water and energy.”

“Efficiency is no longer an option in this industry, we see it as a requirement,” said Phil Emma, executive vice president at Mac-Gray. “We proactively educate our customers, suppliers and employees to support energy efficiency efforts. We are proud to accept this award and stand behind everything the Maytag® Commercial Laundry Energy Advantage™ lineup exemplifies.”

Emma and Neil MacLellan III, executive vice president of sales at Mac-Gray, were on hand to receive the award. Also present at the awards dinner was Fritz Maytag, great grandson of founder Fred Maytag.

About Mac-Gray

Founded in 1927, Mac-Gray derives its revenue principally through the management of card- and coin-operated laundry facilities in multiple housing facilities, such as apartment buildings, college and university residence halls, condominiums and public housing complexes. Mac-Gray contracts its laundry facilities under long-term leases. These leases typically grant Mac-Gray the exclusive contract rights to laundry facilities on the lessor’s premises for a fixed term, generally seven to 10 years, in exchange for a negotiated portion of the revenue collected. Mac-Gray serves approximately 80,000 multi-housing laundry facilities, located in 43 states and in the District of Columbia.

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About Maytag® Commercial Laundry

Maytag® Commercial Laundry offers a full range of commercial washers and dryers to the coin, multi-housing and on-premises markets through an international network of independent commercial laundry distributors. Maytag brand is dedicated to energy-efficient solutions, with a focus on producing innovative and dependable products for the commercial laundry market.

For more information, call 800-662-3587 or visit

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