PelRay’s David McGee Retires After 35 years

David McGee on top of Lost Mine Peak (elevation 7,500 ft) in Texas

The PelRay International Company has announced that sales manager David McGee will retire at the end of the month after 35 years with the company. He was recruited by Ray LeBlanc in 1986, and became the branch manager of Amex International’s warehouse located in Laredo, Texas. When Amex’s Laredo operations were relocated to San Antonio in 2007, McGee continued to work in sales and logistics for Amex alongside LeBlanc and Bart Pelton.

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Brush Fibers Adds New Division In Mexico

Brush Fibers, Inc. with offices in Arcola, Illinois, and San Antonio, Texas, has opened a new company located in Monterrey, Mexico. The new entity is called Fibras y Cepillos (translates to Brush Fibers in English) and will be under the supervision of Roberto Sixtos, who will be the general manager of Mexico operations.

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ABMA 2021 Virtual Meeting Highlights

The ABMA 2021 Convention main session was held virtually yesterday afternoon and we’ll provide full coverage from the event in the next issue, but here are the early highlights:

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Bart Pelton’s 2020 Economic Report: Part 2

Each year at the National Broom, Mop and Brush Meeting in St. Louis, Missouri, Pelray International’s Bart Pelton delivers a comprehensive global economic report.
With the 2020 meeting canceled, he presents Part 2 of his 2020 report through the YouTube video above.

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Bart Pelton’s 2020 Economic Report: Part 1

Each year at the National Broom, Mop and Brush Meeting in St. Louis, Missouri, Pelray International’s Bart Pelton delivers a comprehensive global economic report. With the 2020 meeting canceled, he presents Part 1 of his 2020 report through the YouTube video above.

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