Manager Profile: Matt Stout

The Truth about Fabrication When Fabrication Manager Matt Stout was six years old, the best part of Christmas wasn’t actually receiving the gifts. “I’d want to take my presents apart and see what was inside of them,” he said. “How does this thing work? I love building things!” Stout’s passion for creation is at the […]

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RUNNER UP! Dan Runner Promoted to Director of Porta Kleen and PKX Sales

Originally, there was some question as to whether former Porta Kleen Director of Sales Mike Sokol’s position would be refilled following his retirement, but current Director of Sales Dan Runner’s qualifications were so strong that the position was re-opened specifically for him. He was promoted in January. “It’s been a process since Sokol left. It […]

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A Day In The Life: Dakoda McNeal

No Rest for Recruiting Recruiting is a position where things change minute by minute. Recruiter Dakoda McNeal begins her day by going through a checklist she creates for all her sites and checking on new applicants that come through. After that, she tries to get her interviews and to-do list organized for the day. The […]

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Kayln Bond

A Day In The Life: Kayln Bond

Bond…Kayln Bond Kayln Bond, Porta Kleen’s material planner, initially applied for another position. “After the interview, Adam Boyden suggested that material planner may be an even better fit. And he was right!” Bond said. “I love the problem-solving aspect of my job. A lot of my job consists of receiving small pieces of information and […]

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Teamwork is Everything with MPW and Porta Kleen

MPW and Porta Kleen may look like separate companies on the surface, but to make everything work and work efficiently it takes a remarkable amount of teamwork. “I believe there are no boundaries when it comes to supporting business lines outside of MPW, or fellow colleagues. If they need support, I’m going to do whatever […]

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A Day In The Life: Codi Byrd

You’re not your own boss, but it’s kind of like you are, said Porta Kleen Driver Codi Byrd, who’s based in Piqua, Ohio. “I enjoy it; I love it,” he said. “I was always in construction, so I’m familiar with driving jobs and stuff like that. It’s nice, you’re on your own. It’s really up […]

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Relationships at the Heart of Data Center Success

Thanks to relationship building, cross-selling and the occasional cookout, Porta Kleen and PKX have done or are doing business with more than 35 data center customers, including Licking County’s massive new Intel project near New Albany. “We’re fortunate to be working with companies such as Google, Facebook and Intel in the New Albany area. It […]

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Hydro’s Heroes

Two PKX operators’ fast action and skillful vacuuming literally saved a man from being buried alive at a job site. In early February, PKX operators Scott Cooper and Jacob Glenn were digging about 25 feet away from a large trench at a construction site in Columbus. The long trench, which was dug and maintained by […]

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