About Hotsy


Who We Are

Hotsy Equipment Company, the leader in South Texas for industrial cleaning equipment and products, has been serving the San Antonio area since 1977.  We are the exclusive Hotsy dealership for San Antonio, South Texas and the Rio Grande Valley.

With so many competing brands of pressure washers, Hotsy is the clear choice.  When you purchase a Hotsy, you can be confident that your rugged industrial-grade pressure washer was designed for everyday use and long-lasting performance.  Thousands of satisfied, repeat Hotsy Equipment Company customers in South Texas can attest to this. 

The service department at Hotsy Equipment Company is staffed with experienced, long term employees that are experts in their field.  Because of this, we are able to skillfully service all makes and models.

Our well-trained sales staff can craft a solution that meets your cleaning and disinfecting needs.  So whether you are working on an oil lease or in an elementary classroom, we carry professional cleaning and disinfecting equipment for all industries and applications.

Hotsy Team


Albert Trevino


Account Executive

Profile Picture - Karl Hausman | Hotsy Equipment Company


General Manager 

Karl Hausmann is the General Manager of Hotsy Equipment Company’s San Antonio location, a 16,000+ square foot facility that includes a showroom of Hotsy industrial pressure washers, parts and soaps. Karl oversees the day-to-day operations for San Antonio and South Texas where he leads a management team with over 50 years of industry experience. He is responsible for ensuring that thousands of Hotsy Equipment Company customers cleaning needs are met day in and day out. Karl has been with the company for nearly a decade and has held various positions within Hotsy Equipment Company providing him an extensive knowledge base on the company’s operations. He was instrumental in the Hotsy Equipment Company’s foray into infection prevention systems several years ago which served the company well during the recent COVID pandemic.

Prior to Hotsy Equipment Company, Karl was with Marek Brothers, an award winning commercial construction firm. He is a graduate of Texas State University.

Ron Gonzales | Hotsy Equipment Company


Inventory & Specialty Operations Manager

Ron Gonzales has over 40 years of experience in the industrial high pressure cleaning industry holding various positions in sales, service and management. Ron has been working with Hotsy equipment for 30 years where he began his career in sales and service. In early 1990, Ron started his career with the Hotsy Equipment Company (HEC) in San Antonio, Texas as a service technician eventually moving into management as a Service Manager in 1995. Today, Ron is the Inventory & Specialty Operations Manager for HEC where he is responsible for overseeing the parts department for HEC’s multiple service locations and manages a major HEC account. During the 1990’s, Ron was instrumental in the engineering and the building of smart control systems for industrial pressure washers that were sold nationally through Hotsy’s Distributors. Moreover, Ron developed a service technician training program in conjunction with the Hotsy Corporation and also, re-engineered Hotsy’s gas engine units with 12-volt burners in order for the equipment to operate more efficiently. In 2006, Ron was part of the duo that secured a Master Services Agreement with H-E-B Grocery Company for HEC that led to an initial sale of 350 pressure washers to H-E-B Grocery Company. Since this time, Ron has overseen and managed the delivery and installation of pressure washers to 364 H-E-B store markets plus an additional 150 units to H-E-B Car Washes. Ron is regarded as an expert in high pressure cleaning systems and leads a team that has assisted HEC customers throughout the United States and overseas in troubleshooting their pressure washer issues for over 30 years.




Account Executive

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Alaster oversees the Laredo market for Hotsy Equipment Company.  He is a graduate of Texas A&M International University in Laredo where he has lived for the past 15 years.  During this period, Alaster has worked in the Trucking, Oil & Gas, Customs Brokerage, and IT industries.  He is active in the Laredo community and has participated in a number of city-wide groups, including: Rotary, Laredo Economic Development Corporation, MileOne Incubator, Texas A&M International University Alumni, and the City of Laredo Economic Development Advisory Committee.  Alaster is also a frequent visitor of Nuevo Laredo and is a resource for surrounding communities in Encinal and Zapata.

Alaster can be reached at (956) 949-0119 or via email at [email protected].




Senior Account Executive
Sandi can be reached at (210) 749-0049 or at [email protected].