How We Became a Laundry Equipment Manufacturer

A Leading Laundry Equipment Manufacturer

For the past 20 years the owners of Southwest Laundry  Equipment, Ralph & JoAnne Whallon, have worked in and around the laundry equipment industry as innovators, constantly striving to discover new ways to better the products that serve the laundry industry & its affiliates.  It was with this passion & innovation that the Whallons decided it was time to put their expertise into a laundry equipment manufacturer that could be a one-stop shop for the best quality parts, services and troubleshooting support in the commercial laundry industry. The Whallon vision was fulfilled in 2005 when Southwest Laundry Equipment, LLC was established at a large manufacturing warehouse in Phoenix, Arizona. This was just the beginning of Southwest Laundry Equipment becoming a leader as a laundry equipment manufacturer.

Today, they have paved the way in the industry, both as a domestic and international supplier of top quality commercial laundry parts and maintenance materials.  Furthermore, the expert team at Southwest Laundry Equipment are professionally equipped to provide expert rigging and laundry machinery installation services. The entire team  thrives to earn its customers’ business my providing on-site and phone services as well as honest, constructive ironer condition reports. With well over a thousand parts available, Southwest Laundry Equipment has proudly been serving its customers in the fields of hospitality, healthcare services, uniform and dust control suppliers, hotel/resort linen services, dry cleaning, party rentals, and penitentiaries. From flatwork ironer supplies, presspads, and covers, to belting, slings, cleaners, and lubricants, Southwest Laundry Equipment is proud to offer its parts at competitive prices.

For more information regarding the services Southwest Laundry Equipment is proudly able to provide, visit our website, call us at (602) 253-9687, or email us at