|Marti Morenings, founder and chair
Universal Companies has served the spa
industry since Marti Morenings and her
father, Dr. G.H. Morenings, founded it in
1982 as Universal Health Products. In 1999,
the company expanded its offerings and
became Universal Companies, providing spa
professionals with a one-source spa solution.
The company acquired SpaEquip in 2015,
expanding its spa development services and
FF&E options with a robust equipment partner.
Main products and services
The ultimate spa and wellness resource,
Universal Companies is an international
distributor of products, equipment, retail, and
supplies to spas, skincare professionals, and
resort and destination properties. In addition,
training and education are core components
of our service offering.
With more than 36 years of success, we help
clients build their business and grow revenue.
Our business is good when their businesses
are better. Universal Companies’ mission
has always been to deliver innovative spa
solutions and excellent customer service
to maximise our customers’ success. Our
product selection is continually evolving to
help spas meet the needs of the growing wellness movement. We have a passion
for helping spas lead the way in the green
movement, showing them how to implement
green practices and encouraging vendors to
apply high environmental standards to their
own products and processes.
Universal Companies will continue to provide
an excellent customer experience by growing
our proprietary brands, supplies, business
accounts, and training and education. We will
keep bringing clients the latest trends and
ideas to help their business grow.
We are also excited to unveil a new mobile
friendly website that will allow customers to
track orders in multiple ways, more easily
access education while shopping, research
equipment specifications and order online,
and manage their accounts more efficiently.
How many spas do you supply?
Universal Companies is the leading
single-source supplier to more than 30,000
spa professionals in 47 countries.
Hard Rock, Veria Wellness Center, Marriott
Spa at the Grand, and Marriott Marco Island
Marti Morening, founder & chair; Karen Short,
CEO; Joe McKenna, acting COO; Polly Johnson,
SVP sales; Barrett Cooke, VP finance; David
Lovelace, VP sales; Philippe Therene, VP
sales; Kelly Wilson, VP strategic vendor
alliances; Luanne Ayer, VP human resources
What the clients say
“Universal is a wonderful company that will go
the extra mile to help with your business in
any way possible.“
Tina Mays, Universal Companies customer
“Our Universal Companies representative not
only helped us choose the perfect sheet set
and quilt to match our decor, but went above
and beyond to make sure we received the
order by next day. Universal Companies made
it all happen with a commitment to great
Betty Roman, Roman Skin and Body Care