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The 2009 ISSA Awards

August 3, 2009
LINCOLNWOOD, IL — ISSA will honor achievers in the professional cleaning industry during ISSA/INTERCLEAN® North America October 6 through 9, 2009, at McCormick Place South in Chicago, according to a press release.
The recipient of this year’s Jack D. Ramaley Industry Distinguished Service Award, which honors individual ISSA members who have served a minimum of 10 consecutive years in the industry and demonstrated leadership, professionalism, and exceptional service, is Mattie Chinks of Avmor Ltd. in Laval, QC, Canada, the release stated.
The 2009 Manufacturer Representatives’ Distinguished Service Award, which recognizes a person within the industry who has had a positive impact on the industry and the association who has been supportive of manufacturer representatives, goes to Don Lees of Big D Industries Inc. in Oklahoma City, OK, the release noted.
According to the release, the Best Customer Service Awards, which acknowledge exhibitors that display outstanding customer service to attendees visiting their booths during tradeshow-floor hours, will be chosen after attendees submit their picks for the three exhibitors who they feel provided the best customer service.
The YES Industry Special Achievement Award, which honors an individual or company from our industry who has made substantial contributions to the advancement of the cleaning industry and our association and who has demonstrated strong support of YES, was given to W. Grant Watkinson of Coastwide Laboratories Inc. in Wilsonville, OR, the release added.
According to the release, the Star 40 Awards, which recognize member companies that have participated as exhibitors in the annual ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America show for at least 40 years, go to: Theochem Laboratories Inc. in Tampa, FL (Booth 4212); Quest Chemical Corporation in Houston, TX (Booth 2463); and Impact Products LLC in Toledo, OH (Booth 1218).
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