HK Laundry Equipment Named Huebsch® Distributor of the Year

RIPON, Wis. – (June 4, 2014) – Huebsch®, the expert in commercial laundry efficiency, named HK Laundry Equipment Inc., 2013 Distributor of the Year at its distributor conference May 21.  Huebsch also awarded Newcomer of the Year to Pierce Commercial Laundry Distributors, and recognized Metropolitan Laundry Machinery Sales Inc., for Top Sales Achievement.

“We are excited to name HK Laundry 2013 Distributor of the Year,” said Kathryn Q. Rowen, Huebsch North American sales manager. “HK’s exemplary adoption of Huebsch brand values – from taking Alliance Laundry Systems University classes, to attracting new investors through social media and marketing – makes the organization a leader in the Huebsch distributor network.”

This is the first time HK Laundry Equipment has been recognized as Distributor of the Year by the Wisconsin-based manufacturer. Karl Hinrichs, president of HK Laundry Equipment, accepted the award for outstanding sales achievement, customer service and professionalism on behalf of the company.

“At HK Laundry our sales model is based on consultative sales,” said Hinrichs. “We strive to educate our customers on operating the best laundromats possible by equipping their stores with the most efficient and durable commercial laundry equipment available.”

HK Laundry Equipment has been an authorized Huebsch distributor since its start in 1967.  The company is located in Armonk, N.Y., and supplies vended and on-premises laundry equipment, parts, service and repair to Connecticut and New York.

New to the distributor conference this year, Huebsch also recognized those who had outstanding performance in 2013 with the Newcomer of the Year award and Top Sales Achievement.

“These new awards highlight the distributors that have been especially successful in the past year,” explained Rowen. “Pierce and Metropolitan are both committed to doing great business and embody Huebsch values, resulting in impressive service and sales.”

Pierce Commercial Laundry Distributors became a Huebsch distributor in 2013 and has excelled in sales, employee education and adoption of brand values. The company provides coin laundry, on-premises and industrial laundry to customers.

Additionally, to recognize the distributor with the highest annual sales, Huebsch began awarding the Top Sales Achievement.  Metropolitan Laundry Machinery Sales Inc., a Huebsch distributor since 1996, is the first recipient of the Top Sales Achievement award.

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