Three Peaks Challange
In July three staff from the commercial laundry company Warwick- LPD, took part in the three peaks challenge. This involves climbing the three highest mountains in Scotland, England and Wales namely Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon... all within 24 hours. We were unsuccessful in achieving our target within 24 hours, but did meet our main target of raising a lot of money for a great charity and completing the challenge- albeit in 48 hours.
Warwick Dryers & LPD Merge
LPD has a great reputation in supplying commercial laundry equipment throughout the West Midlands. Warwick is a manufacturer of dryers, renowned for the Warwick, Viking and Sapphire range.In March the two companies were merged to allow customers and staff to enjoy the efficiencies and the benefits of a combined product range.Following a record first quarter, it looks like the name Warwick-LPD is already well established!
Eddie the Eagle Movie
LPD appointed to provide laundry equipment for the set of "Eddie the Eagle Movie", release date scheduled for early next year. The film is staring none other than Hugh Jackman and Taron Egerton.
Stanlee Lucky Man
LPD have supplied laundry equipment for the upcoming drama series Stanlee Lucky Man for Sky 1. The location for the set was at the old shrewbury prison now a tourist attraction, with LPD providing three washing machines and two double stack dryers. The dummy laundry was for inmates milling around in the scene with actor James Nesbitt playing a police officer sent to prison. Release date early 2016.
New Heat Pump Dryers
Warwick Dryers, together with a major commercial dryer manufacturer, is developing a new range of energy efficient Heat Pump Dryers with outstanding energy performance. The energy consumption of this new range uses a fraction of that consumed by conventional dryers, without impacting the performance output. In some cases four times less energy is used to dry garments and linen. The dryers, which require no ducting, can be installed in any part of a building and save substantially on installation costs, they will initially be 10kg, 13kg and 16kg. The dryers should be available by mid 2016 with a 1 phase option available in mid 2017.
Warwick launches new WR range
Warwick discontinues the WN series washers and is to be replaced with the new WR range to be available from September 2015.
Warwick launch new improved design features on WA series washers
Warwick launch new improved design features on WA series washers. A new cut off corners for a modern look and a smarter curved door design have now been incorporated. The internal frame is now made from zinc, without welding and is not prone to corrosion.
Podab appoint LPD as UK distributor
Podab manufacturer of the C46ES high speed extractors, has now appointed LPD as sole UK and Ireland distributor of this range. Spare parts and equipment are now held in stock for next day delivery from either our UK office or direct from Sweden.
LPD Open New Service Centre
LPD has now relocated and opened a brand new service centre in Coventry. With our ever increasing customer base, LPD decided to relocate to Coventry as its central hub to support engineers and our technical support team. An extended range of parts is now held at Coventry, so sourcing of standard and non standard replacement parts will be a lot faster than before. A fully equipped workshop to deal with those complicated breakdowns with full diagnostic testing equipment has also been recently installed.
Alliance Laundry Group Completes Acquisition of Primus Laundry
Primus and Lavamac Laundry with its Head Quarters in Belgium has been supplying commercial laundry equipment since 1911, the company has now been acquired by Alliance Laundry Systems Group, with its head quarters in the USA. Alliance produces a full line of commercial laundry equipment worldwide and the new acquisition of Primus and Lavamac will only enhance its range even further.
LPD now provide on a rental or sales basis the Suitmate Swim Suite Extractor. Purposely made for extracting water from swim wear, it’s easy to use and with no heat will remove 95% of a suits water in seconds leaving them drip free.
New Install – December 2013
LPD were appointed to install two new tumble dryers at Hunters Moor Rehab Centre. Warwick 35lb energy efficient with reverse action were all installed at the Birmingham site all in one day with minimal interruption.
LPD Celebrate its 10th Birthday – September 2013
In September of this year, LPD is celebrating 10 successful years in business. From its humble beginnings with a satellite ofﬁce in West Bromwich, LPD has grown every year and is now a well established commercial laundry equipment and dishwasher supplier, covering the Midlands, together with a large commercial laundry spare parts operation. Managing Director, Chris Brockbank, says “if customers are looking for a quality, professional service in the Midlands, they do not need to look further aﬁeld than LPD”. LPD has a team of experienced laundry engineers and two dedicated staff selling spare parts, all supported by David Bhogal who looks after sales within the region.
Sammic appoint LPD a West Midlands Distributor August 2013
LPD have been appointed distributor of the new Sammic X Range of dishwashers throughout the West Midlands and surrounding areas. The new range is available in three sizes, X40 ideal glass washer, X60 dishwasher under counter or stand alone and, for large volume, the X100 pass through washer. All are available in normal power supply or 3 phase commercial, pump drain as standard and all WRAS approval for mains water connection. A 2 year warranty comes as standard with low rate ﬁnance options, if required
New Warwick WF Range of Washer
February 2013Warwick has now launched the new WF range of washers that are available in capacities of 8kg to 23kg. This new eco friendly range of washers has been designed not only to reduce water and energy consumption, but to also improve better wash quality results with its patented cascade drum. Internal testing at our own laundry facility has revealed that less detergent is required with up to 25% less detergent on some models.
The new range has super high extraction with no other manufacturer able to match this speed at present. This allows additional savings with less drying time, enabling laundry staff to run their laundry facility in a more efﬁcient manner. Other features include a larger door opening making loading and unloading much easier, ﬂexible programmes maximising washing efﬁciencies and a totally free standing machine with minimal ﬁxing that can be installed on a wooden ﬂoor. If drainage is an issue, the range can be ﬁtted with a pump on some models, making installation even easier.
LPD Exhibit at Care Show – November 2012
LPD has again taken part in exhibiting at The Care Show Birmingham; this is the UK’s largest and busiest care home event that takes place annually at the NEC Birmingham. The event is designed for businesses involved in the care of the elderly, with seminars and training sessions held over the two days. With over 2300 visitors last year, and 160 exhibitors, LPD chose this event to have on display and preview the new Warwick WF range of energy efficient washers to be launched early next year.
The company also promoted more awareness at the show that LPD is a locally based company that not only sells equipment but can service, repair and offer maintenance contracts on a variety of makes of machines, with same day callout if required.
Fire Damaged shop refit October 2012
LPD has been appointed to supply and install new Warwick dryers and a number of new Warwick washers for Compton Launderette in Wolverhampton. The shop encountered a ﬁre with extensive damage to the shop internally which had to be completed gutted. LPD removed all the existing equipment and services, whilst building contractors carried out internal repairs. Then the reinstallation began of a new set of Warwick dryers and new washers, together with a few salvageable existing machines, plus all new ducting, gas, water and electrics. Owners Mr and Mrs Aktar said that “dealing with LPD was stress free and they were very accommodating to our needs. LPD also, without any fuss, worked around our builders schedule so we could re-open quickly – engineers and staff were very knowledgeable and friendly and we would recommend LPD again and again”.
New Warwick Double Stack Dryer August 2012
Warwick has now launched for the first time a 30lb double stack dryer, the WLSD30. The new dryer has all the features of the standard WLS range and is effectively two dryers in the space of one, ideal where space is limited. The dryer comes in standard easy control, coin operation or manual and at present is only available in gas or electric heat options. LPD has already installed a number of units and the response has been very positive.
Bea Blue for Butterwick Day April 2012
LPD and its head office group of companies raised over £400 with events such as car washing, raffles and cake selling, all generously carried out by the groups work force. Butterwick Hospice is a charity committed to caring for people with life limiting illness and currently cares for over 200 patients and family each day. For further details or to make a donation please visit www.butterwick.org.uk
Warwick launch new WAC75 washer March 2012
The new Warwick WAC washer has now been launched by Warwick; this new 16lb washer is the ideal solution for nursing homes, holiday parks and hotels to meet demands of a busy laundry room. This washer is available in coin or manual operation, flexible draining and power supply options all come as standard, together with easy control which is ideal for easy operator use. The unique easy control can be reprogramed for bespoke washing, if required, making this washer future proof with programmable changes. An on board self fault diagnostic fault code makes repairs very easy with no need for the engineer to diagnose the fault prior, easy control will advise the fault and what repair is required.
New Build Project July 2011
LPD have been appointed to supply and install the new laundry facility at new care home Bradney House. Les Jones, Director of the home, appointed LPD as sole provider of laundry equipment at this site due to the expertise LPD was able to provide. LPD was involved in the full design and planning of the new laundry room, providing ME drawings to the contractors and carrying out the full installation on time and on budget.
Warwick Dryers Launch new energy efficient dryers April 2011
Warwick has now replaced the WD range of dryers with the all new WLS range of dryers. The new range has been designed to be extremely energy efficient with patented Radax technology that is designed to keep heat within the drum for a longer period and dry clothing a lot faster all combined to use less energy, thus making this dryer range extremely energy efficient. The range is available in Gas, Electric or Steam with normal easy control operation ideal for simple operation, however features such as reverse action drum rotation, full control with up to 20 programmes when specialist drying is required and humidity sensors when optimum drying is required, are all available as optional extras. Visit www.warwickdryers.co.uk for more information.
Lavamac Launch New 6.5kg Washer December 2010
Lavamac have now launched the new LSC65 washer. This new stylish and versatile washer has high speed extraction, a large 6.5kg drum capacity, multiple heating options together with flexible programming, which all come as standard. The machine is easy to install either under counter or stand alone with a matching dryer to suit that can also be stacked. Optional drain configuration ideal where drainage can be a problem and a built in self fault diagnostic to ensure breakdowns are identified and repaired promptly, a truly high specification washer at a low budget price.
New Build Project July 2010
LPD have been appointed to supply and install the new laundry facility at Oakview Care Home, a brand new 72 bed care home in Birmingham. Working closely with the client, architect and contractors, the installation went smoothly with hand over in plenty of time for the opening day. LPD also provided good practice posters and folders together with a staff induction and training on how to operate and use the equipment.
Primus Appoint LPD as authorised Genuine Parts Distributor September 2009
Primus has appointed LPD as Genuine Parts reseller of all genuine Primus parts with next day delivery on most items. With Primus unique online ordering system, parts not held in LPD stock can be ordered same day at the Primus factory with delivery normally within 48 hours direct to LPD’s distribution centre.
Equestrian Show Launch of the New Warwick Equine Washer February 2009
LPD launch the new range of Warwick Equine washers at BETA 2009, the exclusive range has been specially designed with equine programmes built in that can wash and reproof rugs at a touch of a button. Features such as flexible heating and power supply options come as standard together with options to add auto dosing if required.
LPD Exhibited at the The Care Show Birmingham 2008 from 5th - 6th November 2008
Held at the Birmingham’s NEC a record attendance of 3,300 visitors over the two days. The UK’s largest and busiest event for the care home sector, The Care Show brought together care and nursing home managers, carers and other care professionals with suppliers under one roof who enjoyed a vibrant and fun exhibition”.
Come and see us at the The Care Show 2008 - 5th & 6th November
LPD launch NIKWAX package
LPD have linked up with market leaders NIKWAX to provide the complete equine laundry solution
All LPD horse rug washers will now come equipped with specialist automatic programmes suitable for NIKWAX products
LPD will now also provide free NIKWAX starter kits with all equine laundry orders along with a discount voucher worth 25% off their first order
Sales manager Richard Carr commented “NIKWAX is the perfect product for all our equine packages, it gives our customers what they are looking for - consistent results”.
Text Care Frankfurt Exhibition
LPD at the the Tex Care Laundry Exhibition held every three years with Managing Director Chris Brockbank pictured here on the Primus stand. Primus currently supply the group with the Lavamac range of commercial washers.
Richard Carr pictured here with European Sales Manager Dario Cais and his assistant Claudia Tadini. Imesa are one of LPD’s European manufacturing partners with Imesa recently celebrating 40 Years of manufacturing premium laundry equipment.
LPD Exhibits its product at the International Equestrian Beta show at the NEC Birmingham. On display was the Latest Fast Spin Ipso 40lb washer together with a Warwick 30lb dryer.
New Regional Sales Manager Appointed
LPD appoint Richard Carr as Northern Regional Sales Manager – Richard joins LPD with over 20 years experience in commercial laundry equipment sales. Richard seen here with Claire Gouldthorp Office Manager.
Warwick Launch WD Range Dryer
Warwick Dryers – LPD’s sister company launched the new WD range of dryers. Still retaining the traditional dual timer controls, Warwick has added a few enhancements such as a Stainless Steel Drum – Larger Loading Doors - 50lb and 75lb dryers now as standard reverse action.
LPD opens its door to a one day special event for Dry Cleaners and Launderette operators only. On display was the complete range of New Warwick Dryers and Extractors, Ipso and Lavamac washers plus a selection of approved used machines. Plus a wide range of spare parts were also available for purchase on this one day event.