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The Maintex Leadership Series kicks off with a judge's perspective on workers compensation

Last week, Maintex held the first installment of the Maintex Leadership Series, an exclusive seminar providing leadership perspectives and education for our valued customers. Guests were treated to a luncheon at the DoubleTree in Commerce, CA as they learned all about Worker's Compensation from the Honorable Patricia Frisch (Ret.).

Leader Letter: In networking, authenticity is key.

Leader Letters are monthly letters from the Maintex Leadership team. This month, Maintex President Linda Silverman discusses the value of networking.

Turn your team into floor care experts with Maintex's Hard Floor Care Certification program

Maintex has been hard at work developing the latest addition to our growing catalog of high quality janitorial education programs. We're very excited to announce the successful launch of our Hard Floor Care Certification Program!

5 ways to protect yourself during flu season

Flu season occurs from October to April, but February is the peak. Do you know how to protect yourself? Today, we're sharing our top five tips for protecting yourself from the flu.

The History of Maintex

Maintex was founded in 1960 by Ralph Silverman. In the past 6 decades, the company has grown to support two offices, three warehouses, and over 100 employees.

Our Founder

Ralph Silverman grew up in New York and served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in World War II. After he graduated from Indiana University, he was trained as a chemist. In 1960, he drove across the country from New York to to Southern California with his wife and two young children to pursue an opportunity to start a business on the West Coast. That's the year he founded Maintex. 

The Maintex Cleaning Academy is the high-quality employee training you need

If you run a contract cleaning business, meet your new favorite website!

The Maintex Cleaning Academy is an industry-leading online training toolkit. It's powerful, easy-to-use, and completely free.

Watch this one minute video tour to see how it works:

FINAL- Cleaning Academy Main Features

 

A Look Inside the 2018 Maintex Catalog

The 2018 Maintex catalog is about more than just high quality products. It showcases the Maintex spirit of innovation and our reputation for quality, value, and service, built over the past sixty years in business.

Maintex Acquires Champion Chemical

On March 20, 2018, Maintex acquired Champion Chemical Company, a Whittier-based chemical manufacturer and distributer. The experienced sales and customer service staff from Champion have joined our team of specialists and will continue to service existing accounts.  We are excited to add Champion to the Maintex family, and look forward to introducing ourselves to Champion customers.