Laundrylux has announced its acquisition of distributor Automated Laundry Systems, based in Jacksonville, Florida and led by Don and Kristen Packard (pictured).

“We are delighted to partner with Don & Kristen, who are sophisticated business leaders aligned with our strategic vision,” said Laundrylux CEO John Sabino. “The Packards have developed and diversified Automated’s business methodically over the last decade and together we will accelerate expansion in the key North/Central Florida market.”

Don Packard said:  “We have enjoyed an excellent relationship with Laundrylux and we understand the dynamics driving industry consolidation. To best serve our valued customers, we believe that partnering with Laundrylux’s strong product and technology development, and entrepreneurial management, is the right choice.”