ICS Magazine

Industry legends honored at first Legend Brands distributor meeting

June 11, 2009

At its first annual meeting for distributors, Legend Brands recognized four industry pioneers for their contributions to the cleaning and restoration industry. The men honored were Claude Blackburn, founder of Dri-Eaz Products; Jim Roden, founder of Prochem; Cliff Zlotnik, founder of Unsmoke and Microban Systems; and Lee Pemberton, founder of Pemberton Cleaning & Restoration Supplies.

The meeting brought together distributors for Dri-Eaz, ProRestore, Sapphire Scientific and BLUEline for the introduction of new Legend Brands products, the announcement of the Legend Rewards customer loyalty program, and discussion by industry leaders of key trends in the restoration and carpet cleaning industry.

“We need to help cleaning and restoration contractors sell the value of what they do – help them grow from good businesses into great businesses.” Legend Brands CEO Bill Bruders said.