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Sub-Zero 70th Year Anniversary


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Universal Appliance and Kitchen Center congratulates Sub-Zero on its 70th Anniversary. Sub-Zero refrigeration and Wolf cooking appliances are an integral part of the product offering at UAKC, and they're a real favorite of our designers and customers.

Sub-Zero History

Here are just a few highlights and interesting facts about Sub-Zero over the years:

  • The company was founded in Madison, Wisc. where it is still based today.
  • It's a third generation, family-owned company, currently led by Jim Bakke, the grandson of the founder.
  • Starting with a freezer, the brand is famous for creating and developing the built-in refrigerator category.

Sub-Zero has many industry firsts including the ground-breaking introduction of:

  • Dual compressor refrigerators in 1955.
  • Integrated refrigerators with built-in drawer units in 1995.
  • In 2005, Sub-Zero introduced Wolf cooking appliances for the home.

Sub-Zero today

Today, Sub-Zero is a leader in luxury appliance products in the U.S. Over the last two years Sub-Zero has introduced new advanced industry-leading products in each product category. More than a refresh of existing products, the new Sub-Zero and Wolf products are state-of-the art appliances that continue their legacy of innovation, yet are undeniably connected to the classic Sub-Zero and Wolf heritage.

Check out the lineup by clicking on the links below:





Call or visit one of the two Universal Appliance and Kitchen Center showrooms today to see the new Sub-Zero and Wolf as well as other major appliances and plumbing fixtures.



May 28, 2015
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