Three generations of Malish at the groundbreaking ceremony for the company’s existing facility in Willoughby, Ohio, in 1970. L-R: John P. Malish; current President Jeffrey J. Malish; and Terry J. Malish.

Machine Operator Latko in Malish Corp.’s old building in Cleveland.

Robert D. Newman, founder of Mr. LongArm, Inc., and his wife Mimi, attend one of their first trade shows to promote the company’s new extension poles.

Cascades was founded in 1964 in Kingsey Falls, Quebec, Canada.

Attendees of the 27th Annual Convention of the
National Sanitary Supply Association dine at the traditional closing banquet in 1950.

Vermop products from the beginning of the company’s production between 1948 and 1950.

In 1980, Amrep Inc. sponsored a racing hydroplane speedboat driven by one of its salesmen. The boat was rechristened as the “Miss Misty.”

Alfred Pollack, president of National Chemical Laboratories, researches his newest innovation in the 1950s.

Royce Rolls ringer company’s mop bucket and wringer from the 1940s.

This 1950 photo shows the second generation of P.B. Gast and Sons. (L-R) Fred, Wally and Ray Gast stand in front of a portrait of Peter B. Gast, who founded the company in 1894. Today, the company is led by the third-generation: Peter and Fritz Gast.

Marcal’s paper machine in Elmwood Park, N.J., circa 1930s. This section is the machine tender.

The Genet family at Dade Paper’s groundbreaking in 1973 in Miami. The company’s late Chairman, Irving, is on the left and his son Lenny, current president, is second from the right.

Irving Genet and his father, Harry, the founders of Dade Paper in the early 60s.

Donald Ames Shuel (right) at the groundbreaking of the new H.P. Chemical Co. corporate offices and warehouse in 1978. Today, the company is known as HP Products and led by daughter Bridget Shuel-Walker.

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