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Industry Loses Waxie VP

Jim Fischer, vice president of business development for Waxie Sanitary Supply, passed away May 13, 2019. He was 58. Fischer was born and raised...read more


Industry Loses Procyon Founder

Ivan Day, founder of Procyon, passed away January 18, 2019. He was 61 years old. A cleaning industry veteran, Day founded Procyon...read more


Industry Loses Avmor Founder

    Avrum (Avi) Morrow, a philanthropist and founder of Avmor Ltd—a Canadian provider of professional cleaning solutions focusing on green cleaning...read more


Industry Loses ManageMen Founder

John Walker, founder and president of ManageMen, Inc., passed away October 28, 2018. He was 70 years old. A longtime contributor to...read more


Industry Loses Ha-Ste Manufacturing Founder

John W. “Red” Stewart Jr, founder of Ha-Ste Manufacturing, Inc., passed away July 16, 2018. He was 94 years old. Stewart was...read more


Industry Loses Mulberry Founder

Christopher Klopper, CEO and founder of Mulberry Marketing Communications Ltd., passed away June 17. A graduate of the University of the Arts...read more


Industry Loses Servicon Systems Founder

Richard Mahdesian, founder of Servicon Systems, Inc., passed away March 31, 2018. He was 89 years old. Mahdesian was born January 9,...read more


Industry Loses SC Johnson Matriarch

Imogene Powers Johnson passed away March 3, 2018. She was 87 years old. In 1954, Imogene married Samuel Curtis Johnson Jr., the...read more