Industry Loses Ha-Ste Manufacturing Founder

July 23, 2018

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

Stewart was born in 1923 in Gallipolis, OH. A life-long janitorial supply salesman, Stewart founded Ha-Ste Manufacturing in 1958.  Stewart is survived by his four children and his grandson, Dale.

About Ha-Ste Manufacturing
Ha-Ste Manufacturing, Inc. is a Union City, IN-based manufacturer of mops and other janitorial supplies. For more information, visit