Six Huebsch distributors were recognized for excellence at the 2019 Clean Show in New Orleans.

Recipients include:

  • Universal Laundry Machinery, Westland, Mich. — Innovation and Investment Partner Award
  • National Laundry Equipment, Nashville, Tenn. — Emerging Star Award
  • ACE Commercial Laundry Equipment, Westminster, Calif. — Silver Finance Partner
  • HK Laundry Equipment, Armonk, N.Y. — Bronze Finance Partner and Gold
  • Aaxon Laundry Systems, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.Silver Technology Partner
  • Laundry Systems of the Carolina’s, Spartanburg, S.C. and Corryton, Tenn. — Gold Market Knowledge Expert

As Michigan’s largest and oldest (since 1920) laundry equipment distributor, Universal Laundry Machinery invested in their distributorship by purchasing a store and piloting and showcasing Huebsch Command, smart technology that gives businesses advanced performance data, monitoring and adjustment capabilities and more, said Kathryn Rowen, North American sales manager for Huebsch.

Universal also participated in a Huebsch marketing video promoting Huebsch Command, and worked with the Huebsch technology team to improve technology offerings during a pilot program. To learn more about Universal Laundry Machinery, go to or call 800-825-7787.


National Laundry Equipment, in business more than 50 years, has put its efforts toward growing the company by making necessary investments.

“J.D. Dixon is well deserving of an Emerging Star Award,” Rowen said. “He’s a perfect example of someone who has a small company and who is taking the necessary steps to provide complete and optimal support of his customer base.”

The company previously earned Huebsch’s Award for Excellence in recognition of its 2010 performance in the sales, promotion and support of the full line of Huebsch commercial laundry products. To learn more about National Laundry Machinery, go to or call 866-441-1848 or 615-885-1115.


ACE Commercial Laundry Equipment is a third-generation family-owned and operated company that services Southern California. Starting out in nothing larger than a storage bin about 20 years ago, ACE has always focused on taking care of its customers by offering quality products and good customer service, gaining it a reputation for conducting fair business dealings, Rowen said.

Huebsch previously named ACE its 2015 Distributor of the Year for outstanding sales achievement and customer service. For more information on ACE, go to or call 877-630-7278.


HK Laundry Equipment, which was also named 2013 Huebsch Distributor of the Year,  has served New York and Connecticut since 1967 with coin laundry and on-premises laundry equipment.  HK Laundry works to educate its customers so they are better informed.

“They educate their customers to operate the best laundromats possible,” Rowen said, “and their customers recognize the most efficient and durable commercial laundry equipment that is available.”

For more information on HK, go to or call 800-229-4572.


Aaxon serves parts of Florida. For more than 40 years, the company’s mission has been to provide customers with the latest in premium, energy-efficient laundry equipment, strategic sales support, flexible financing and fast reliable service.

For more information, go to or call 954-772-7100 or 800-826-1012.


Laundry Systems of the Carolinas has an innate knowledge of their market, existing laundries and storeowners, Rowen said, and is continually canvassing and blitzing their territories for opportunities.

Since 1970, Laundry Systems has been serving South Carolina and North Carolina, and in 2000, the distributor expanded sales and service to Tennessee, Kentucky and Virginia. It is the exclusive distributor for Huebsch coin operated and OPL washers and dryers for all five states.

Huebsch previously honored Laundry Systems of the Carolinas for its 2016 top sales improvement over the prior year in its region. For more information, go to or call 864-591-2215 or 800-327-4782.


Rowen said all the above distributors are leaders in the industry. “Their service continues to build on a tradition of excellent sales results and outstanding customer service,” she said.

For more information on Huebsch and its distributors — a network that earned the highest Overall Distributor Quality Score* in the vended laundry industry with outstanding marks for prompt response and proactive communication  — visit or call 1-800-553-5120.


*In an August 2014 Leede Research Customer Value Analysis


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