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Avmor release

September 4, 2009

Montreal, QC, Canada — Mattie Chinks, President of Avmor Ltd., is this year’s recipient of the prestigious Jack D. Ramaley Industry Distinguished Service Awardgiven by the International Sanitary

Supply Association (ISSA), the worldwide cleaning industry association. The Jack D. Ramaley Industry Distinguished Service Award is recognized internationally as the most prestigious award in the janitorial service industry. This distinction honors an individual who demonstrates leadership, professionalism, and exceptional

Mattie Chinks has been a part of Avmor Ltd, a privately owned maintenance and cleaning products manufacturer, from the beginning of his professional career. Since 1996, Mattie has been President of the company, responsible for overseeing growth and expanding Avmor to an international level. He has past experience in distribution and is a hands-on leader: researching and developing new products, fostering supplier and customer relationships, and building a strong future for Avmor. Mattie is a familiar face within the ISSA as he has held a variety of posts, including District Director for Canada (1997-99), Vice-President (2004), President (2005), and International Director (2006). In addition, he is a 2002 recipient of the Membership Development Award and was instrumental in opening association membership to facility service providers.
Mattie Chinks is a strong believer in providing opportunities and education. One example of this commitment is Mattie’s decision to celebrate Avmor’s 60th anniversary by sponsoring the McGill University MiniBiz series. This six-week lecture series is presented through the school''s Desautels Faculty of Management and offers the general public a chance to hear award-winning professors simplify the complexities of modern business and the global economy.
Most recently, Avmor hosted a successful green cleaning forum in order to share knowledge and raise awareness regarding the impact of green cleaning for health. In addition, Avmor continues to educate the public about measures people can take to prevent the spread of infectious diseases. Avmor has demonstrated its commitment to the future by becoming a leader in green cleaning through its Biomor and Ecopure lines. These products offer an effective and healthier alternative for institutions wishing to contribute to the health of the surrounding community.