Max I. Walker is celebrating the company’s one hundredth year as a family owned and operated business on March 17, 2017. Max I. Walker wants to thank the community that has supported their company through the last century and celebrate the company’s innovations, accomplishments, and employees.
Not only is March 17th the date marking Max I. Walker’s 100th year in business, it is also the day Max I. Walker is releasing a book of the company’s. The book, title a Century of Service, gives insight to the not only gives a backstory to Max I. Walker but also to Omaha throughout decades of change and growth.
Building Toward the Next 100 Years
The dry cleaner and launderer began as an inherited press shop as a means of settling a debt to the company’s name sake, Max I. Walker, in March of 1917. His entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to customer service has been passed through 5 generations of Walkers who have been part of the business’s growth and adaptation.
After it’s small beginnings in Omaha in 1917, Max I. Walker has grown into the largest dry cleaning operation in metropolitan Omaha, expanding to 23 locations throughout Omaha and adding Uniform Rental to its array of services. It isn’t just another option for dry cleaning, it’s the only dry cleaner that promises a written guarantee: the customer can expect their items will be ready, right and to their satisfaction when they come to pick them up.
Max I. Walker considers itself “the 21st Century Cleaner,” because of the cutting-edge technology and new perspectives of the younger generation that keeps Max I. Walker relevant as it enters into another century of service. Between their electronic commerce system, RFID tags to track uniform rental orders and other major technological advantages have the business running more efficient than ever.