2018 – Kleen Kraft is Certified as a Small Business Enterprise (SBE)
Kleen Kraft is certified by the State of California as a small business enterprise – also called Small Business Enterprise Certification or SBE Certified. This is an official classification that required quite a lot of paperwork and over 2 months of official review. At the time, there are no other SBE Certified uniform rental companies in Southern California. Kleen Kraft Services SBE Certification ID# 2010831
1993 – Fred Antman Appointed President and CEO
The board of directors appointed Fred Antman as president and CEO of the company.
1991 – Distribution Facility Opened in Commerce, CA
After retrofitting the Towne Avenue plant to comply with local earthquake ordinances, KLEEN KRAFT decided to separate the uniform rental business from the linen. In December a distribution facility was opened in Commerce, about eight miles from the plant and closer to the primary marketing areas. The Commerce facility serves as the corporate office, stockroom, route storage and distribution.
1978 – Kleen Kraft Purchases Supreme Laundry and Linen
KLEEN KRAFT needed larger facilities and purchased Supreme Laundry and Linen combining both businesses under one roof. From 1978 to 1990, the uniform rental sales increased fivefold.
1956 – Seymour Antman Joins the Business
Albert’s son, Seymour Antman, joined the business and moved it to a larger 5,000 square foot location with its own washroom and flat work ironers. This expansion improved the ability of KLEEN KRAFT to serve its dry cleaner customers.