Simon Institute Honors Cleaning Industry Award Winners

August 14, 2017

Cleaning-industry nonprofit Simon Institute recently honored13 organizations and individuals for their dedication to the industry during its annual awards banquet last week in Memphis, TN.

Mark Samios of PortionPac Chemical Corp. received the Pinnacle Award for his contributions to the cleaning industry throughout his career. Paloma Jacobo of GMI Building Services, Inc. received the Trainer of the Year Award. 

The Simon Institute also recognized 11 other organizations in 14 categories ranging from Best Audit to the Green Certified Program of Excellence Award.

To view the complete list of winners, click here.

About PortionPac
Founded in 1964, PortionPac Chemical Corp. is a Chicago, IL-based provider of premeasured detergent and floor finish solutions. For more information, visit

About GMI Building Services
GMI Building Services, Inc. is a San Diego, CA-based provider of contract cleaning services. For more information, visit