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Industry Loses Anago Cleaning Systems Founder

David R. Povlitz, founder and chairman of Anago Cleaning Systems, passed away February 7, 2023. Povlitz was born September 3, 1948, more

Industry Loses Former Atlas Graham Industries Chairman

Joseph Allan Graham, former chairman of Atlas Graham Industries Ltd., passed away December 30, 2022. Graham joined his father’s broom and more

Industry Loses Former HP Products Owner

Donald “Ames” Shuel, former owner of HP Products Corp., passed away September 9, 2022. He was 86 years old. Shuel was more

Industry Loses Janitronics Founder

James “Jim” Harris Sr., founder of Janitronics Inc., passed away August 21, 2022. Harris was a longtime member of ISSA and more

Industry Loses Former P&G CEO

Durk Jager, former CEO of Proctor & Gamble (P&G), parent company of Proctor & Gamble Professional (P&G PRO), passed away April 3, 2022. He more

Industry Loses Jon-Don Founder

Dominic (Nick) Paolella, a founder of Jon-Don, passed away February 17, 2022. He was 86 years old. Paolella was born April 29, more

Industry Loses Sodexo Founder

Pierre Bellon, founder and chairman emeritus of Sodexo, passed away January 31, 2022. He was 92 years old. Bellon was born more

Industry Loses Former Deb Canada Managing Director

William “Bill” Marks, former managing director of Deb Canada, passed away October 18, 2021. He was 74 years old. Marks was more