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Mac-Gray Partners with Circuit Managed Laundry Systems to Install LaundryView(R) on College and University Campuses Across the UK

March 10, 2009

WALTHAM, Mass., March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Mac-Gray Corporation (NYSE: TUC), a leading provider of laundry facilities management services to college and university residence halls, today announced a partnership agreement with Circuit Managed Laundry Systems, the United Kingdom’s market leader for fully managed laundries. Under the agreement, Circuit will exclusively provide Mac-Gray’s LaundryView(R) Monitoring System throughout their college and university client base.

“We are excited to begin offering LaundryView(R) to students across the UK,” said Circuit Managing Director Stuart Wilkinson. “Both Mac-Gray and Circuit share a passion for providing truly innovative products and total customer satisfaction. We believe that offering LaundryView(R) will elevate the level of service we provide to our customers by making this innovative product available to them.”

LaundryView(R) is the leading laundry monitoring product and is currently installed in more than 2,000 laundry rooms at colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada. Circuit Managed Laundry Systems has started installation of LaundryView(R) at the University of Leeds and plans several additional universities in the near future.

LaundryView(R) connects laundry machines to the Internet and enables students to check the availability of washers and dryers from a computer or cellular device. Mac-Gray and Circuit are working together to design custom website applications for the UK that will deliver the most flexible and responsive laundry monitoring system available.

“We are pleased to partner with Circuit to offer our patented LaundryView(R) technology to its customers across the UK,” said Stewart G. MacDonald, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Mac-Gray. “Our partnership further reinforces the LaundryView(R) product as the industry standard in laundry room monitoring.”

About Mac-Gray Corporation

Founded in 1927, Mac-Gray derives its revenue principally through the contracting of debit-card- and coin-operated laundry facilities in multi-unit housing facilities such as apartment buildings, college and university residence halls, condominiums and public housing complexes. Mac-Gray manages approximately 80,000 laundry rooms located in 43 states and the District of Columbia.

Mac-Gray also sells, services and leases commercial laundry equipment to commercial laundromats and institutions through its product sales division. This division also includes Mac-Gray’s MicroFridge(R) business, where Mac-Gray sells its proprietary MicroFridge(R) line of products, which are combination refrigerators/freezers/microwave ovens utilizing patented Safe Plug circuitry. MicroFridge(R) and Maytag products bear the ENERGY STAR(R) designation. To learn more about Mac-Gray, visit the Company’s website at www.macgray.com.

Intelligent Laundry(TM) Solutions, Intelligent Laundry(TM) Systems, PrecisionWash(TM) and MaytagDirect(TM) are trademarks of Mac-Gray Corporation. LaundryView(R) and MicroFridge(R) are registered trademarks of Mac-Gray Corporation. All other product names, service marks and trademarks mentioned herein are trademarks of their respective owners.

    Contacts:
    Michael J. Shea            Jim Buckley
    Chief Financial Officer    Executive Vice President
    Mac-Gray Corporation       Sharon Merrill Associates, Inc.
    781-487-7610               617-542-5300
    Email: mshea@macgray.com   Email: jbuckley@investorrelations.com

SOURCE Mac-Gray Corporation


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