UClean and Alliance Laundry Systems U.S.A join hands for a strategic association

Posted by: at 5/10/2017 01:49:00 am


·         Uclean has announced a strategic association with Alliance Laundry Systems, U.S.A
·         Alliance Laundry Systems supplying equipment worth about INR 35 Crores to UClean over the next 3 years
·         UClean has plans to develop about 300 to 350 stores on a pan India
·         UClean has secured seed funding of USD 1 Million from Franchise India and from Mumbai based angel investor, Rajiv Jalan
·         UClean is expecting the revenue to be in the range INR 90 to 95 crores (GMV) in the current financial year
·         At store level, UClean is seeing an average 50% growth in terms of MOM revenues

UClean and Alliance Laundry Systems U.S.A join hands for a strategic association


New Delhi, ​10​th May 2017: UClean- India’s leading, digitally enabled laundry and home cleaning services chain, has announced a strategic association with Alliance Laundry Systems, U.S.A.- the largest manufacturer of commercial laundry equipment in the world.  All the laundry equipment across all UClean stores in India would be supplied by Alliance Laundry Systems. Given that UClean has plans to develop about 300 to 350 stores on a pan India basis over the next 3 years, this would see Alliance Laundry Systems supplying equipment worth about INR 35 Crores to UClean over the next 3 years. In addition to supplying the equipment, Alliance is also investing their time and efforts in training the UClean team on the nuances of laundry operations and handholding them during the initial teething period.

UClean, with its tremendous experience in franchising and the strong focus on developing a cleaning ecosystem, will help Alliance in developing the Laundromat culture in India. Alliance Laundry Systems is investing their resources in sales and after-sales support system in the country to help credible partners like UClean.

Alliance Laundry Systems  is a worldwide industry leader which is helping customers around the globe to find higher profits and success through high-quality laundry solutions. With an objective to see growth opportunities in the laundry segment in India, Alliance and UClean have join hands and working together to usher the “Laundry revolution” in the country.

Tal​king about the association, Arunabh Sinha, Founder & CEO -UClean said, “We are excited about the huge opportunity that the laundry segment presents in the country. Laundry has existed since the very beginning of time. Unfortunately, the processes and systems used by most laundry operators in India are carried over from the ancient times. Alliance Laundry Systems are the most advanced laundry manufacturing company in the world and hence this partnership would help us build systems that are advanced, efficient and quality focused. Together, we are looking forward to change the way laundry is done in the country.”

Commenting on the same, Neil Ghadi, Country Head India,Nepal and Bhutan for Alliance Laundry Systems, mentions “Alliance Laundry Systems is extremely optimistic and positive on its association with UClean and entry to India. The culture of Laundromats is starting to take roots in India and the conventional players “Dhobis” in India are also moving to sophisticated washing machines to provide best quality service and optimize their time. Alliance Laundry Systems sees growth opportunities in this segment in India and for customers who want to participate in it.”

'UClean', India's first organized chain of tech-enabled laundry and home cleaning store was founded by Arunabh Sinha in October 2016. It helps in making laundry convenient, non cumbersome and time saving. The main focus of UClean is to foster the DIY (Do It Yourself) culture across India. With technology at the heart of the brand, UClean also enables the time crunched customer to avail pick-n- drop service from the comforts of his home or office. To make it more convenient for their customers, UClean has several options from scheduled bookings at app, website, store or call centre to anytime walk-ins at the store.

At present, UClean has brick and mortar units at Sushant Lok Phase 1, Gurgaon, Vasant Kunj- New Delhi, Noida Sector 29 and will soon be expanding to DLF Cyber City, Sohna Road, Hitec City- Hyderabad, Magarpatta City- Pune and Senapati Bapat Road- Pune.

About Arunabh Sinha

Arunabh is the Founder and CEO at UClean. Having seen the huge success of laundromat in US, Europe and South East Asia, Arunabh has decided to take up the cudgels for the concept in the country and bring about the “Laundry Revolution” in India. Arunabh strongly believes that timing is ripe for laundry concepts in India and that the Indian customer is smart and mature to embrace outsourced laundry. Laundry concepts would work very well in India if it is well executed and is driven at the back end by Technology and analytics.

An IIT Bombay graduate, Arunabh brings forth good amount of experience in the Franchising and Start-up space. He has previously worked with Franchise India where he set-up the entire international business practice for the company. Very recently, he was heading the North India business of budget hotel chain, Treebo Hotels and was in charge of all the development in North India.



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