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Armchem release 2.5

February 5, 2013


FORT LAUDERDALE, FL — South Florida’s Armchem International, a leading business-to-business provider of specialty industrial and maintenance products to over 25,000 customers worldwide announced today that it has named Frank Mauro as President of their latest acquisition, Handi-Clean Corporation.  Mauro, a 26-year veteran of the chemical industry, will run the day-to-day operations of the Greensboro, NC-based Handi-Clean, a manufacturer of environmentally friendly cleaning products and equipment.

“I have known Frank Mauro for many years and am very excited to bring him on board to lead the team at Handi-Clean.  His expertise in sales, marketing and product development make him a great fit to expand the company’s distribution nationwide, help integrate Handi-Clean into the Armchem umbrella of companies, and leverage our new manufacturing capabilities, said Armchem CEO Andrew Brahms.  

Mauro has extensive senior management experience and a proven track record in growing companies. Previously, he spent eleven years as President of Athea Laboratories where he was instrumental in increasing the company’s sales from $3.5 million to $21 million.  He has also worked on consumer products, most notably with well-known pitchman the late Billy Mays and Orange Glow International, where he developed and launched the Kaboom line of cleaners.

About Armchem
Armchem is the leading provider of products that help businesses run smoother, faster, cleaner, safer and healthier.   From specialty chemicals to safety products, MRO to mops, floor mats to first aid, green products to greases and lubricants, Armchem is the source for anything and everything a company needs.  To learn more about this Florida-based corporation celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, visit