Brush Manufacturers from Around the World Attend Mill-Rose 54th Annual Luncheon in Cleveland

Tue January 31, 2017

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Cleveland, OH - Brush manufacturers from around the world and their suppliers were well represented at the 54th annual Mill-Rose Brush Manufacturers luncheon, held in January at Pickwick & Frolick restaurant in downtown Cleveland.

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     Representatives from the United States and countries as far away as Europe, Mexico and Canada attended the event, hosted by Mentor-based The Mill-Rose Company. Manufacturers and suppliers gathered during the week before the luncheon to discuss business trends, opportunities and other topics related to the brush industry.

     Mark Fultz, President and CEO of Abtex Corporation and current President of the American Brush Manufacturers Association, addressed the gathering speaking about the 100th annual convention of the ABMA to be held March 22nd-25th, 2017.

     2017 marks the centennial of the American Brush Manufacturers Association. Brushes manufactured by representative companies are used in virtually every type of industry around the world.  Applications include makeup/mascara brushes, hair brushes, floor sweeping and polishing brushes, gun cleaning brushes, car wash brushes, copier toner brushes, brooms, paint brushes and special brushes used in the medical field.

          Local and regional companies attending the event included Malish Brush, Precision Brush, Sherwin Williams, Spiral Brush, Brushes Corp., Phillips Brush and The Mill-Rose Company.

 About The Mill-Rose Company

The Mill-Rose Company is the largest U.S. manufacturer of twisted-in-wire brushes used in virtually every type of industry throughout the world. Mill-Rose is a family-owned organization, now in its fourth generation. Mill-Rose experienced significant growth from its humble beginnings in 1919, and today operates manufacturing and warehouse facilities throughout the United States and Mexico.