Grapevine, Texas, March 1, 2021 – APEX Surface Care, the nation’s most experienced, reliable and sustainable commercial surface care company, today announced the merger with Whitman Global Carpet & Floor Care, a leader in commercial floor care in the Pacific Northwest. As of March 1, 2021, Whitman will become known as Whitman Global, an APEX Surface Care Company.
Whitman President/CEO Lottie Whitman will remain on board as Northwest Regional President and continue leading the company she built with her father, David Whitman. Her entire team will also remain, including General Manager Brendan Wires, Accountant Mary Green and the rest of the talented Whitman employees.
“We are very excited to be working with Whitman and building on the legacy that David and Lottie Whitman established. They have a fantastic team that shares the same commitment as APEX to its clients, employees and community,” said Thomas Holland, CEO of APEX Surface Care.
As part of APEX Surface Care, Whitman will be able to offer the following additional services to its clients:
- Architectural surface cleaning and restoration (interior and exterior)
- Specialty coatings
- Disinfection/infection prevention services
- National coverage via one of the industry’s largest self-performing networks
- Technology that enables greater transparency and monitoring of key performance indicators
“Whitman has a rich history of servicing the most prestigious companies in the Puget Sound region, and that will not change,” said Lottie Whitman. “This merger with APEX is an ideal blending of both business objectives and core company values.”
A public benefit corporation, certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and Certified B Corporation, APEX Surface Care is committed to doing business as a Force for Good™ and supporting the communities in which its employees live and work. In 2020, the company established the Community Giveback Program, which provides pro bono cleaning and disinfecting services to select nonprofits, including women’s shelters, family and child crisis centers, homeless shelters, and food banks.
About APEX Surface Care
For more than 20 years, APEX Surface Care has maintained and restored millions of interior square feet for image-conscious companies. Committed to the highest standards of environmental sustainability, equity and corporate social responsibility, APEX is a Certified B Corporation that operates throughout North America and serves some of the world’s most recognized brands and companies. APEX is a wholly owned subsidiary of Corporate Floors and the sister company to Texas Carpet Recycling and APEX Property Services. To learn more about APEX Surface Care including its services, environmental standards and special responsibility commitment, please visit www.goapex.com.
About Whitman Global Carpet & Floor Care
A second-generation specialty maintenance company based in Woodinville, Washington, Whitman Global Carpet & Floor Care serves more than 1,000 customers in the Pacific Northwest. The company has over 40 years of commercial carpet and floor cleaning expertise and prides itself on its professionalism, reliability and responsiveness. For more information, go to www.gowhitman.com.