News | Industry Losses

Industry Loses Former Georgia-Pacific CEO

 A.D. “Pete” Correll, former CEO of Georgia-Pacific LLC, parent company of GP PRO, has passed away at the age of 80. Correll was more

Canadian Cleaning Industry Icon Passes Away

Jean Larose passed away May 6, 2021 at the age of 85. Larose, a lifelong entrepreneur, founded his family’s business, Larose more

Industry Loses RJ Schinner SVP

Jeffery Kampel, senior vice president of vendor relations at R.J. Schinner Co. Inc., passed away January 24, 2021. He was 71 more

Cleaning Industry Veteran Jerry Mitchell Passes Away

Gerald “Jerry” Mitchell passed away January 10, 2021. He was 84 years old. Mitchell was born August 20, 1936. He spent much more

Industry Loses Kellermeyer Building Services Founder

Donald V. Kellermeyer, founder of Kellermeyer Building Services, passed away November 3, 2020. He was 81 years old. Kellermeyer was born more

Industry Loses Longtime Distributor

Loren W. Frendt passed away October 26, 2020. He was 87 years old. Frendt was born January 1, 1933 in St. Paul, more

Industry Loses Veteran Sales Rep

Joe J. Kusta, owner of J.S. Jans of Chicago and Baton Rouge, passed away October 5. He was 77 years old. more

Industry Loses Veteran Distributor

John Bielenberg, former owner of Chicago-based jansan distributor Bolotin Inc., passed away August 28. He was 71 years old. Bielenberg was more