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1940

The Mintie adventure started 71 years ago on San Fernando Road by founder and chairman Ernest Mintie in Los Angeles. Although the company has moved as it has grown, the location, much like the company values, has stayed close to its roots. Ernest's grandsons, Kevin and James, continue to run the business in line with the principles that Ernest established.

Beginning in 1940, the business was providing specialty maintenance services and air conditioning (Vortex) filter cleaning. Ernest Mintie knew that for his company to succeed it must focus on meeting the changing needs of markets and customers, so constant evolution became one of the most important aspects of Mintie's growing business. One of Ernest's first evolutions was his investment in one of the first Spin Dry machines for cleaning air and grease filters on the west coast.

1950

In 1950, Robert joined his brother James to become a part of the family business. The company moved from San Fernando Road, to Crocker St. to Raymond Avenue in LA and then to Orange Grove Ave in Burbank. In a strange coincidence the business moved back into the original location, although they didn't realize it at the time. Currently the company headquarters is still on San Fernando Road, in a custom building a few blocks away from where it all started.

1977

Kevin joined James L. Mintie and Robert W. Mintie to help run the family business about 10 years after Ernest retired. Straight out of USC, Kevin brought a raw energy that reinvigorated the company. After a couple years of learning the ropes, he believed it was possible to double the amount of business within a year. Kevin focused on working with existing and previous clients, and was he able to accomplish his goal within the second quarter and had nearly tripled business by the end of the year. Like his grandfather and father, Kevin paid special attention to getting to know customers and tending to their needs. Through close personal relationships, a skilled staff and constant availability, the company was able to meet its clients' requirements

1981

In 1981, Kevin's brother Jim joined the company. Jim, also a USC graduate with a degree in Public Relations, came with a background in New York working at Daniel J. Edelman, a prestigious Public Relations firm ranked in the top 10 public relations companies in the US. Jim's experience helped him redefine Mintie's image as a brand and as a superior provider of indoor air quality management services.

Jim's approach created a public awareness that allowed Mintie to expand out of the aerospace industry and into indoor air quality management at health care facilities. Health-care facilities required services, but are very concerned with the ability of contractors to maintain the cleanliness and safety standards that protect patients. As the company's reputation spread, so did the demand for their services. With this new direction, the company's growth more than doubled. Following in the footsteps of his grandfather, Jim serves on several health care and business foundation boards in the greater Los Angeles Area. He is passionate about continuing his family's tradition of giving back to society.

The Mintie product line developed as an offshoot of its maintenance work. In order to control the spread of airborne particulates during various service operations, Mintie and its employees started creating containment devices to meet the special needs of the hospital environment. Other contractors began requesting the units and soon a new business opportunity was born.

2003

In 2003, the traditionally serviced based company made a bold move when it introduced a line of containment units called the Environmental Containment Unit (ECU) designed to control the spread of harmful airborne particles during construction or maintenance.

2005

The company introduced the ECU2 in 2005 - the next generation of the industry leading ECU product line of collapsible, portable containment products. The innovative modular design gave the ECU2 more flexibility and functionality. To give customers the benefit of this design, the ECU2 Bundle pairs two ECU2s with modular cuffs (1' and 5'), the Corridor Flange accessory and a Negative Air Machine. Together, these components can be used to meet a wide variety of construction containment scenarios or to isolate a wing of a facility - satisfying a previously unmet need for a portable surge capacity solution.

2011

Today, Mintie is a highly recognized prestigious company providing indoor air quality management, preventative maintenance, portable infection control, mass isolation and environmental containment solutions for its national and international client base. Mintie has partnerships with companies like Grainger, Fisher Safety, Hazmasters and Acklands Grainger. This gives the company wide product availability and convenient quality servicing. Mintie has also developed strategic alliances with organizations like APIC, ASHE, and CSHE to create and promote educational materials for infection control practitioners and facility management. These partnerships and alliances are a testament to the quality of the Mintie product and part of the greater Mintie mission of improving hospital safety.

Canada


T 877.747.7117
http://www.hazmasters.com

If you are interested in bringing Mintie Services to your area, please contact support@mintie.com for more information

Mintie Services Sales Representatives

California

Los Angeles
Michael Werlhof
Regional Sales Manager
mwerlhof@mintie.com
323-493-5141

San Diego, Orange County, San Bernardino, Riverside
Jake Gaeta
Director of Business Development
jgaeta@mintie.com
323-819-4198

Los Angeles
George H. Uraguchi
Client Relations Representative
guraguchi@mintie.com
323-896-1896

San Francisco
Bill Kelly
Regional Sales Manager
bkelly@mintie.com
707-291-7915

If you are interested in bringing Mintie Services to your area, please contact support@mintie.com for more information

South America

Raul Ramirez Marriott


Guayacanes 602 y la 5tA
Guayaquil,Ecuador
T + 593 (89) 485881

If you are interested in bringing Mintie Services to your area, please contact support@mintie.com for more information

Middle East

Michael Rollins

Sales and International Development

M 011-44-7500-707-555

mrollins@mintie.com

Egypt

Cairo - Egypt

Cairo - Egypt

United Arab Emirates

T +971- 2- 6760555

http://www.binalimed.com/

If you are interested in bringing Mintie Services to your area, please contact support@mintie.com for more information

Europe / UK

Michael Rollins

Sales and International Development

M 011-44-7500-707-555

mrollins@mintie.com

Mintie Services

Mintie Scandanavia

Mintie Scandanavia

www.mintie.no

United Kingdom

United Kingdom

C+K Group

C+K Group

London

T 020 8659 6748

www.ckgroupservices.co.uk

United Kingdom

Western Supplies LTD

Western Supplies LTD

T 01275 831888

http://www.carehomesupplies.co.uk

If you are interested in bringing Mintie Services to your area, please contact support@mintie.com for more information

Africa

Sales

Michael Rollins

Sales and International Development

mrollins@mintie.com

Mobile phone: 011-44-7500-707-555

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Japan

http://www.moraine.co.jp/en

T: 0120-73-8644

If you are interested in bringing Mintie Services to your area, please contact support@mintie.com for more information

If you are interested in bringing Mintie Services to your area, please contact support@mintie.com for more information

Australia

Sales

Tom Aoki

Director of Sales

taoki@mintie.com

M: 714-381-2746

If you are interested in bringing Mintie Services to your area, please contact support@mintie.com for more information