(Left) David Jolicoeur, at age three, vacuuming with ProTeam’s original backpack vacuum. (Right) David, now a manufacturer rep for ProTeam at Market Advantage Plus, vacuums with the exact same machine — it still works!
Mort Silverman, former owner and son of the founder of Pro-Tex-All Co., formulates his latest private-label chemical in the 1930s. He later sold the business to the Kuhn family in 1982.

Industry fixture and Mr. ISSA, Jack Ramaley, appreciates a commemorative album presented to him at the 1988 ISSA show. Sadly, Ramaley passed away this year at age 97.
SC Johnson employees manufacture Traffic Wax in the 1930s.

Charles and Monica Moody of Solutex, party with their kids at the ETC of Henderson hospitality at ISSA in 2000.
Spartan Chemical Company, Inc. switches to plastic drums in 1987. (L-R) Greg Ford of Spartan; Bob Huebner of Owens-Illinois; and T.J. Swigart of Spartan.

Henry M. Unger (left), founder of Unger Enterprises, demonstrates his window cleaning abilities at a 1972 trade show.
Hank Josephs, president of Spruce Industries (right), visits with Bill Zuckerman, then president of the New Jersey Sanitary Supply Association, during the 1985 ISSA show.

The original State Chemical storefront business, established in 1911.
Trojan Battery Company attracts visitors to its booth at a 1950s trade show.

The Witt Industries booth at a 1950s trade show when the company was known as The Witt Cornice Company.
A Warsaw Chemical Company truck sets off for a delivery in 1973.

Current WAXIE Sanitary Supply CEO and chairman Charles Wax (left)with his dad (and company co-founder) Morris Wax in 1989 at the new Santa Ana branch.

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