The History of Huebsch

Huebsch was established in 1891 to meet the laundry needs of a growing lumber industry in West Central Wisconsin. The Huebsch Laundry business took many forms through the years. Throughout this time, we have remained flexible and innovative to support the needs of our customers. Our unique production plant, features customer-focused production based on lean manufacturing techniques utilizing state-of-the-art technology. We are your local independent service provider for work uniforms, floor mats, restroom products, and cleaning supplies.

Our Neighborhood

Today we service over 6,000 customers in Western Wisconsin, the Twin Cities and surrounding areas. Ask your neighbors about us. Stop by for a tour. We’re here to help.

Founders of Huebsch Services


The Beginning

John and Joseph Huebsch founded a commercial laundry service company in Eau Claire, WI.

Huebsch Corporate Headquarters 1908


Corporate Headquarters

The growth of the Huebsch laundry service enterprise spurred the brothers to remodel the former Gotzian shoe factory at 101 North Dewey Street. The company maintained its corporate headquarters in this building until 2002.

Jack Vaudreuil


The 3rd Generation

John (Jack) Vaudreuil, grandson of founder John Huebsch, joined the company upon graduation from UW-Madison.



Huebsch was one of five co-founders of the CSCNetwork—today the leading North American marketing and buying group for 170+ independents with combined sales of over $1.2 billion.


Next Generation

James Vaudreuil, current President and CEO, joined Huebsch in 1980. In 1985, the laundry service company entered the Twin Cities market.

Huebsch Services Tracking Technology



In 1990, the laundry service company developed the uniform rental industry’s first integrated bar code tracking system.

Commercial Rug and Floor Mat Rental Service


Growth in Minnesota

Our 20,000 square foot production and distribution facility in Eagan, Minnesota was built.

Floor Mat Tracking


Floor Mat Innovation

Huebsch developed the mat rental industry’s first integrated mat tracking system utilizing RFID technology.

Huebsch Production Plant


Moving Forward

In 2002, after almost 100 years in its location in downtown Eau Claire, the company combined two laundries into a new 55,000-square-foot production and distribution facility on White Avenue in Eau Claire.

Huebsch Service Truck


Quasquicentennial Celebration

Huebsch celebrated 125 years of continuous family ownership.

Huebsch 130th Anniversary Logo

Supportive Partnerships. Always.

Contact us to get started.