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The Drucker Group

Bone bolsters management ranks at Lavatec Laundry Technology

Beacon Falls, CT – August 5, 2014 – With 17 years of industrial laundry services experience as a sales engineer and general manager, Lanier Bone brings plenty to the table. As the new Project and Sales Support Engineer for Lavatec Laundry Technology, his acumen with layout and design figures to play an essential role in his new position. He will be based at the corporate office in Beacon Falls and reports to LLT President Mark Thrasher.

After serving as a general manager for companies since 2007, Bone is returning to his original roots. He began his laundry career as a sales engineer for Gartner Systems USA, and later at Jensen USA before moving into the GM position with Crothall Laundry Services.

Bone next became the GM for Sodexo USA where he operated a 40,000 square-foot facility that was responsible for over 17 million pounds of healthcare linen while servicing six hospital units in upstate South Carolina. Most recently he was GM for Isothermal Textile Services, an industrial healthcare laundry where he directed a team that served 12 hospitals and senior care facilities in Spindale, North Carolina.

Bone said the opportunity to return to his forte of layout and design, combined with LLT's growth in the marketplace and reputation for manufacturing outstanding equipment, made the decision to join LLT an easy one.

"Having worked in laundry management for several years, I'm planning to establish myself as a premier design engineer and help LLT strengthen their reputation for having the best layout and system solutions in the industry," said Bone. "One of the first things I’ll be working on is to have the ability to model drawings in 3-D. It will give our customers and prospects a better visual representation to help bring a concept to reality."

Mr. Bone can be reached via email: or by telephone at (203) 632-8777.

Lanier Bone

About Lavatec Laundry Technology, Inc.
Delivering dependable commercial laundry equipment engineered for higher returns throughout their lifecycles has been the Lavatec Laundry Technology (LLT) mantra for nearly three decades. Some LLT-manufactured equipment has been on the job for more than a quarter century. A rarity among manufacturers of continuous tunnel washers, LLT offers center transfer, bottom transfer and double-drum construction options, plus a full range of readily integrated, end-to-end laundry system components: washer extractors, extraction presses, centrifuges, dryers, conveyor systems, pickers, feeders, ironers and folders. Simple design, durable construction, user-friendly operation and low maintenance are hallmarks of LLT machines. A global leader with equipment in laundry operations throughout Europe, the Far East, South and North America, in the United States alone, over 6,000 LLT machines are in place. For additional information, visit