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BDS Laundry Installs New OPL Equipment at Historic Iowa Hotel

BDS Laundry Systems recently completed installation of new on-premises laundry equipment at the Hotel Fort Des Moines. Originally constructed in 1919 and celebrated for its detailed architectural features, the hotel was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982. Notable past guests have included 13 U.S. presidents and countless celebrities, entertainers and musicians including Elvis, Neil Diamond and Johnny Cash.

BDS Laundry OPL Equipment

A $50 million renovation completed in 2021 returns the hotel to its original grandeur, including restoration of the two story grand lobby, ballroom and guest suites. BDS personnel and tradesmen delivered and installed commercial laundry equipment in the hotel’s basement to support on site processing of linens for the 290 guest rooms.

The equipment mix includes:

    • 4 – UniMac UW105 Hardmount Washer-Extractors
    • 1 – UniMac UW65 Hardmount Washer-Extractor
    • 3 – UniMac UT120 Tumble Dryers
    • 1 - Girbau Compact + Ironer with Spreader/Feeder & Stacker
    • 1 - Air Compresssor
    • 1 – Air Dryer

Highlights from the Hotel Fort Des Moines OPL installation:

If you’re interested in learning more about how BDS Laundry can help you find the best commercial solution for your OPL operation, contact us online or give us a call at 800-688-0020.