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Quala Reaches agreement with Action Resources

  Quala Expands Chemical Cleaning Capabilities in Southeast Region   Tampa, FL – April 11th, 2017 – Quala, North America’s leader in bulk transportation container cleaning, announced today its agreement with Action Resources’ to divest of their company operated tank wash in Hanceville, AL.    “The sale of the tank wash facilities will allow Action…

Quala Reaches Agreement with Circle City Tank Wash

  Quala Expands Chemical Cleaning Capabilities in Midwest Region Tampa, FL – March 15th, 2017 – Quala, North America’s leader in bulk transportation container cleaning, announced today its acquisition of the Circle City Tank Wash. Terry O’Brien, President of Quala, said, “We are excited to bring Circle City Tank Wash into the Quala family.”  O’Brien…

Quala Expands Footprint with Acquisition in Elizabethtown, PA

Quala Expands Food Grade Cleaning Capabilities in Northeast Region Tampa, FL – November 14th, 2016 – Quala, North America’s leader in bulk transportation container cleaning, announced today its acquisition of the Penn Tank Truck Wash.  Terry O’Brien, President of Quala, said, “Penn Tank Truck Wash is a leader in their market with an impeccable service…

Quala Reaches Agreement with Pedricktown Tank Wash

Quala Expands Chemical and Food-grade Cleaning Capabilities in Northeast Region   Tampa, FL – September 6, 2016 – Quala, North America’s leader in bulk transportation container cleaning, announced today its acquisition of Pedricktown Tank Wash located at 8A Route 130, Pedricktown, New Jersey.   “We are excited to expand our Northeast operations,” said Terry O’Brien,…

Quala Reaches Agreement with Enviro-Tank Clean

Quala Expands Chemical Tank Cleaning Platform with Ohio Acquisition Tampa, FL – September 6, 2016 – Quala, North America’s leader in bulk transportation container cleaning, announced today its acquisition of Enviro-Tank Clean, Inc. Mike Bauer, CEO of Quala, stated: “We are excited to expand our tank wash network, and give our customers another option for…

Quala Enters Minnesota Market with Acquisition of South St. Paul Truck Wash

Expands Quala’s Chemical and Food-grade Cleaning Capabilities to Twin Cities’ Region Tampa, FL – April 27 th , 2016 – Quala, North America’s leader in bulk transportation container cleaning, today announced its acquisition of the South St. Paul Truck Wash located at 200 Grand Ave. East in South St. Paul, MN. This is the 10th acquisition…

Quala Opens Dallas TX Facility

Tampa, FL. – January 26, 2016—Quala, North America’s leader in bulk transportation container cleaning, today announced the upcoming opening of its newest container cleaning facility, located at 2012 North Goode Rd in Hutchins, TX, a submarket of Dallas. The facility will include four trailer cleaning bays on seven acres of land, servicing various types of…

Quala Expands Footprint with Acquisition in Beaumont, TX

Quala Expands Footprint with Acquisition in Beaumont, TX Purchase of Long Tank Wash Grows Company’s Presence in Petrochemical Market Tampa, FL—January 13, 2015—Quala, North America’s leader in bulk transportation container cleaning, announced today the acquisition of Long Tank Wash located in Beaumont, Texas. “This acquisition is a strong strategic decision enabling Quala to accelerate its…

Quala Expands into New Market with Acquisition in Cedar Rapids, IA

Quala Expands into New Market with Acquisition in Cedar Rapids, IA Purchase of Cronbaugh Tank Wash Also Expands Quala Food-Grade Service Footprint Tampa, FL—December 23, 2014—Quala, North America’s leader in bulk transportation container cleaning, announced today the acquisition of Cronbaugh Tank Wash located in Cedar Rapids, IA. “The purchase of Cronbaugh is a strong strategic…

Quala Brings Sustainable Container Solutions and State of the Art Facilities to Savannah, Georgia

TAMPA, Florida—(September 30, 2014)— Fulfilling the needs for a terminal in Savannah, Georgia, Quala, today announced they will be breaking ground for their new state of the art facility on October 15, 2014. The total area will cover a spacious 9.67 acres, and have a modern 36,290 sq. ft. building. This landmark achievement represents a…

Quala Expands Into Commercial Waste Water Treatment & Disposal at Several Locations Nationwide

The addition of commercial waste water treatment and disposal expands Quala’s robust service offerings to better meet customer’s expanding needs. Tampa, FL—April 30, 2014— Quala, North America’s trusted leader in sustainable container solutions, announced today the addition of commercial waste waster treatment and disposal as a new business segment at many of their locations. “Adding…

Quala Announces Appointment of President of New IBC Division

Quala adds experience and strength to its executive team with the appointment of Eric Amstutz to a key leadership role dedicated to the company’s continued growth trend and expanding vertical markets. Tampa, FL—March 7, 2014— Quala, North America’s trusted leader in IBC and bulk transportation services as well as comprehensive sustainable container solutions, announced today…

Quala Energy Surcharge

February 5, 2014 Subject: Energy Surcharge To Our Most Valued Customers: We recognize that you have options when it comes to service providers and we appreciate your trust in selecting Quala. Your business is extremely important to us and we are committed to providing you with the highest levels of service, quality, safety and environmental…

Quala Expands into New Canadian Markets

Quala Expands into New Canadian Markets with ProKleen Acquisition in Oakville, ON and Concord, ON Purchase of ProKleen expands Quala’s North American service footprint into new markets. Tampa, FL—January 23, 2014—Quala, North America’s trusted leader in IBC and bulk transportation services as well as comprehensive sustainable container solutions, announced today the acquisition of ProKleen, Canada’s…

QualaWash Becomes Quala

QualaWash Becomes Quala A new name, tagline, and environmentally friendly look better communicate expanding business initiatives and carry the company into the future. Tampa, FL—December 16, 2013—QualaWash Holdings, LLC, North America’s trusted leader in IBC and bulk transportation services, has rebranded. The adoption of its new brand, tagline and logo are the outcome of Quala’s…

QualaWash Expands into New Markets with Acquisitions in Shreveport, LA and Neenah, WI

Purchase of Shreveport Tank Wash and Tank Wash Specialists expands the QualaWash service footprint into new markets. Tampa, FL—January 15, 2013—QualaWash Holdings, LLC, North America’s largest independently owned provider of commercial cleaning & maintenance services to the portable bulk container industry, today announced two new acquisitions: Shreveport Tank Wash in Shreveport, LA and Tank Wash…

QualaWash Announces Recent Acquisitions – Expansion in Utah and West Virginia Markets

Purchase of Stallion Tank and Sparkle Klean will allow QualaWash to better serve customers in the Mountain States and Appalachian regions. Tampa, FL—December 7, 2012—QualaWash Holdings, LLC, North America’s largest independently owned provider of commercial cleaning & maintenance services to the portable bulk container industry, today announced two recent acquisitions: Stallion Tank, LLC of Salt…

Facility Closures in Preparation for Hurricane Isaac

8/27/12 Alabama Saraland, AL (Mobile): Open until 7:00pm Tuesday, 8/28/12. The facility will reopen 4:00pm Wednesday, 8/29/12. Louisiana St. Gabriel, LA (Geismar): Open until 3:30pm Tuesday, 8/28/12. The facility will reopen 10:00pm Wednesday, 8/29/12. Baton Rouge, LA (Hooper Rd.) Open until 3:00pm Tuesday, 8/28/12. The facility will reopen 8:00am Thursday, 8/30/12. Baton Rouge, LA (Airline…

Roark Capital Acquires QualaWash Holdings

Leading Provider of Industrial Cleaning Services to the Tank Trailer and Transportation Container Industry is Roark’s 29th Environmental Services Transaction ATLANTA, GA (July 2, 2012) – Roark Capital Group, an Atlanta-based private equity firm that invests in environmental services companies, announced today that its affiliate has acquired QualaWash Holdings, LLC. QualaWash is the largest independent…

QualaWash becomes largest, most diverse US wash rack operator

QUALAWASH Holdings LLC’s acquisition of PSC Container Services appears to be the largest and most significant consolidation in the cargo tank cleaning sector to date. It gives QualaWash the most comprehensive network of tank cleaning locations in North America. Announced January 10, the purchase of PSC Container Services makes QualaWash the largest commercial wash rack…

QualaWash Purchases PSC Container

Tampa, FL—January 10, 2011—QualaWash Holdings LLC, the largest independently owned provider of services for commercial and industrial portable liquid and dry bulk containers in North America, today announced it has signed a definitive stock purchase agreement with PSC to acquire 100 percent ownership of PSC Container Services, LLC. "The addition of PSC Container Services substantially…

QualaWash acquires Manfredi Special Services

QualaWash integrates tote/IBC cleaning, maintenance and sales into its 30 location line of services with purchase of Manfredi Special Services Tampa, FL – August 27, 2010 – QualaWash Holdings, LLC (QHL) announces the purchase of Manfredi Special Services (MSS) tote/IBC operations including cleaning, maintenance, fleet management, and leasing. Taking advantage of QualaWash’s 30 existing sites…

Quala Systems sold by Quality Distribution

QualaWash Holdings, LLC purchased substantially all of the QualaSystems, Inc operating assets from Quality Distribution, Inc. In connection with the sale, QualaWash entered into long term leases for the real estate used in the tank wash business along with various operating agreements. The transaction closed on October 10. QualaWash Holdings (QWH) was formed by Mike…

MSS Safety Program Yields Multiple Prestigious Awards

Cleveland, OH (May 14, 2008) Manfredi Special Services, LLC (MSS) is proud to announce its Commitment To Safety program has resulted in the award of several prestigious recognitions during the recent 77th Annual Occupational Safety & Hygiene Awards Meeting, conducted by the BWC and Greater Cleveland Safety Council. MSS gained the highest reward available, with…

MSS PERFORMS FLAWLESSLY DURING THREE YEAR ISO 9001:2000 RECERTIFICAITON AUDIT

Cleveland, OH (April 8, 2008) Manfredi Special Services, LLC (MSS) is proud to announce superior results in its recent three year ISO 9001:2000 quality management system recertification audit, conducted March 27 and 28, 2008, by ABS Quality Evaluations, of Houston, TX. The audit team found zero nonconformances, either minor or systemic. "The audit team concluded…

MSS Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Cleveland, OH (January 18, 2008) Manfredi Special Services, LLC (MSS) proudly celebrates its 20th year anniversary of providing comprehensive tote/IBC management and supply chain solutions. Since its inception in 1988, the company has evolved into an industry leader in providing innovative and quality driven supply chain management services to a multitude of industries and paint/chemical…

MSS Adds Credit Card Payment Acceptance Capability

Cleveland, OH (April 9, 2007) – Manfredi Special Services, LLC is pleased announced that it has recently added the capability to accept payment for services via credit cards. The credit cards acceptable for use include Visa, Master Card and American Express. A minimum sale of $50.00 is required for credit payment. “We are very pleased…

MSS Signs Liquid Filtration Specialist (LFS) as Authorized Representative

Cleveland, OH (February 15, 2007) – Manfredi Special Services (MSS) is pleased to announce the signing of Liquid Filtration Specialist (LFS) as an Authorized Representative for its complete line of tote/IBC cleaning, maintenance and supply chain management services to companies in the coatings, specialty chemical and other target markets. Under the agreement, LFS will present…

Cleveland Operation Earns High Marks During Recent ISO 9001 and EPA Surveillance Audits

Cleveland, OH (May 24, 2006) – Manfredi Special Services (MSS) is pleased to report that its Cleveland, OH tote/IBC service center gained the highest levels of achievement during recently conducted ISO 9001 and Federal/State EPA surveillance audits, with zero major and/or minor non-conformances identified. Both audits were conducted within the regularly scheduled time frames for…

MSS Introduces Heavy Duty Agitation Mixer Product Line for Plastic I.B.C.’s

Cleveland, OH (August 30, 2005) – Manfredi Special Services (MSS) has announced the expansion of their product offerings, to include an industry leading line of heavy duty agitation mixer drives and motors for plastic I.B.C.’s. Click link for full details: Poly IBC Mixer Press Details Based in Cleveland, OH, Manfredi Special Services (MSS), an ISO…

Next Generation A.R.M.S. Tote and IBC Tracking / Supply Chain Management System Introduced

Bonita Springs, FL. (March 7, 2005) – Manfredi Special Services announced today the next generation Asset Retrieval Management System (A.R.M.S.), Internet based tote tracking and supply chain management e-business tool, has been released and has recently been installed at two new client locations, with rave reviews. Building upon the supply chain integration tools, technology and…

Industry Expert Joins MSS Team

Cleveland, OH (January 6, 2005) – Manfredi Special Services (MSS) is pleased to announce that Kent Johnston has joined its management team, in the position of Plant Engineer for the Cleveland, OH. Tote/IBC Service Center. Mr. Johnston is an industry veteran with over 15 years experience in the paint manufacturing, engineering and tote/IBC fields. Prior…

Sherwin-Williams Selects MSS as Tote Fleet Management Solutions Provider

October 11, 2004 – (Cleveland, OH), Manfredi Special Services, LLC (MSS) announced today that The Sherwin-Williams Company, Chemical Coatings Division, has selected its Asset Retrieval Management System (A.R.M.S.) as their Supply Chain Management technology integration platform for returnable totes/IBC’s. MSS will also provide Sherwin-Williams with the latest in Radio Frequency data capture hardware technology and…

A.R.M.S. Tote Tracking Surpasses 33,000 Totes Managed Within System

Bonita Springs, FL. (July 9, 2004) – Manfredi Special Services (MSS) has released updated figures for the quantity of totes and other assets managed within its Asset Retrieval Management System (A.R.M.S.). For the period ending with June 2004, newly signed business within the past quarter has pushed the number of totes and IBC’s managed with…

Manfredi Special Services Maintains ISO Certification in Re-Qualification Audit

May 12, 2004, (Cleveland, OH) – Manfredi Special Services (MSS) released today, results of its ISO Certification re-qualification audit. The audit was conducted by the ABS Certification Corp and was conducted at the MSS Cleveland, OH IBC/tote service center on May 7, 2004. MSS is pleased to announce that the audit resulted in zero major…

Manfredi Special Services (MSS) Enters Into Alliance Agreement with National Container Group (NCG)

Cleveland, OH – In a move to provide their current and future client base with expanded product offerings, MSS and NCG announced today that they have entered into an alliance agreement which will allow both companies to concentrate on core competencies, while providing clients with an expanded service menu resulting in comprehensive solutions for all…

MSS To Provide Comprehensive Supply Chain Management Services To Mitsubishi International

Cleveland, OH (February 19, 2004) Manfredi Special Services (MSS) and Mitsubishi International have entered into an agreement in which MSS will be providing comprehensive, closed-loop services and management for specialty chemicals shipped into the United States by Mitsubishi, via ISO containers and drums. The agreement calls for MSS to provide all services and management associated…

Upgraded “Point and Click” Data Collection Method Introduced for A.R.M.S.

Cleveland, OH (January 13, 2004) – Manfredi Special Services (MSS) is proud to introduce upgraded manual “point and click” data collection technology for its internet based E-Business asset & tote tracking/supply chain management program, A.R.M.S (Asset Retrieval Management System). The A.R.M.S. product now offers state-of-the-art data collection methods including RFID chip technology, barcode scanning, ERP…

MSS Adds Tote / Asset Cycle Time Module to A.R.M.S. Tracking System

Cleveland, OH (October 20, 2003) – Manfredi Special Services (MSS) announced today that another technology upgrade has been implemented in the Asset Retrieval Management System (A.R.M.S.) internet based tote/asset tracking program. Specifically, the most current upgrade is the addition of a Tote/Asset Cycle Time module. The Tote/Asset Cycle Time module and integrated management reports are…

Manfredi Special Services Adds RFID Technology for Tote Tracking

Cleveland, OH (August 1, 2003)- Manfredi Special Services (MSS) has completed final R&D and testing of RFID technology used in the tracking and management of its clients tote fleets and other returnable assets. The RFID offering is fully compatible with the MSS internet based tracking system (A.R.M.S.) and yields real-time supply chain information and visibility…

MSS Brings New Automotive Coatings Clear Coat Cleaning System On-Line

Cleveland, OH (July 15, 2003) – Manfredi Special Services (MSS) announced today that its new tote cleaning system dedicated to Automotive Clear Coat products is operational and is now providing a full menu of services to clients in this specialized market segment. The Clear Coat line has been constructed exclusively with stainless steel componets and…

MSS Tops 15,000 Tanks Managed with ARMS Tote Tracking System

Cleveland, OH (September 15, 2003) – Manfredi Special Services (MSS) announced today that the addition of recent new business has enabled the company to surpass the milestone of 15,000 totes managed by its Asset Retrieval Management System (A.R.M.S.) proprietary internet based tracking and supply chain management system. "We would like to extend our sincere thanks…