Our World Revolves Around Laundry

Equipment International is a 3rd generation family owned Chicago based business focusing on industrial laundry equipment. We are exclusive dealers of Milnor, Chicago Dryer and American Dryer Corp in Northern Illinois and Northwest Indiana.

Our client-centric focus begins with a knowledgeable sales staff and extends all the way through to our professional certified technicians.

Our work includes providing industrial laundry services to some of the top-ranked hospitals, finest hotels, leading educational institutions, and championship sports organizations.

Our Industrial Laundry Equipment Services

We offer a full line of institutional and industrial laundry equipment. Our sales and service staff are available to answer any questions you may have when it comes to optimizing your laundry workflow. Our parts department stocks parts for most brands.

Our industrial washers come in a wide range of load capacities, from 25 – 700 lbs. We carry washers with; both divided cylinders and open pocket cylinders, suspended and rigid suspensions, over 6 controller types, and 3 levels of extraction force. With this many options, we are sure to have the right extractor to fit your industry’s needs. For large capacity needs, we carry tunnel washers and batch extractors. For industries that have specific needs, such as hospitals and healthcare facilities, we carry specialized commercial washers.

For businesses with high dryer workloads, we offer a wide range of industrial dryers that will increase your productivity.  With load capacities from 22-464 lbs., we offer the right dryer for your laundry facility. We carry both ADC and Milnor dryers because their names are synonymous with durability, reliability, and quality.

Chicago Dryer specializes in commercial laundry finishing systems that separate, feed, dry, iron, and fold washed linens. Their flatwork finishers are capable of handling; sheets, pillowcases, table linens, as well as tumble dried towels, blankets, patient gowns, scrubs and other specialty items.

We specialize in the fastest and most competent industrial laundry equipment service available in and around Chicago, including Northwest Indiana. Our technicians are trained and certified to be able to work on almost all industrial laundry equipment brands and models.

Equipment International can tailor a maintenance agreement to your specific application and equipment. Equipment International proudly services laundry equipment in and around Chicago, including Northwest Indiana.

Equipment International is an industrial laundry equipment parts distributor for most major manufacturers. Our parts department offers pick-up and shipping for the parts you need.

Our Deep Chicago History

Equipment International is proud to be a 3rd Generation Chicago company. Founded in a basement, the company has grown over the past five decades from that basement to a 1 room office, to a 3 room office, to their current 6200 square foot facility in Morton Grove. The company was founded by Harold and Shirley Rodin. They proudly passed the company on to their daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Steve Zabrin. Nancy and Steve’s son, Kyle, is currently the VP of Sales, and is being groomed to take over the company when Nancy and Steve retire.

1965 - Company Founded in Harold & Shirley Rodin's Basement
1969 - Equipment International expands - moves into 1 room office
1972 - Company moves expands - moves into 3 room office
1979 - Steve Zabrin joins the Sales Department
1980 - Paul Hasskarl is hired in the Service Department
1982 - Company expands - purchases building in Skokie IL
1985 - Harold & Shirley's daughter Nancy becomes Operations Manager
1992 - Harold & Shirley retire. Nancy & Steve Zabrin become 2nd gen owners
2004 - Nancy & Steve's son Kyle joins Equipment International's staff
2014 - Company continues to grow as Kyle prepares to become the 3rd gen owner
2015 - Company expands to 6200 square foot facility in Morton Grove

Meet the Team

Our entire staff is here to service our valued customers.

Nancy Zabrin

Board of Directors

Bradley Lerner

Chief Operations Officer

Steve Zabrin

Board of Directors

Matt Walker

Director of Technical Sales

Kyle Zabrin

Chief Executive Officer

Janine Witko

Director of Operations

Nelson Ramos

Parts Manager

Brady Isaacson

Regional Sales Manager

Scott Hershinow

Service Manager

Matt Kentgen

Sales Representative

Michael Zwolinski

Customer Service Manager

Melissa Bober

Transactional Services