Spring marks time of growth

By Chris McCarthy, Vice President Spring (noun): a. The season of the year, occurring between winter and summer, during which the weather becomes warmer and plants revive, extending in the Northern Hemisphere from the vernal equinox to the summer solstice and popularly considered to comprise March, April, and May. b. A time of growth and… Read more »

Gold Star Announcements – March 2009

John Sciulli (January 7) – John got a gold star from a customer in Butler, Pa. The customer called in to say that John always does a good job and cleans his toilets very well. Dynamite! John Piotrowski Jr. (January 29) – We received a call from the commissioner for the 3rd City Ward in… Read more »

Safety tips – March 2009

By Megan Wolfarth, Training and Safety Director Believe it or not, spring is just around the corner. One thing that comes with the thaw is mud. I think just about every driver here has been stuck in the mud at least once trying to service or deliver a toilet, and has suffered the consequences of… Read more »

Letter from the General – March 2009

By Jeff Wolfarth, General Manager I know we talked about a lot of things at our Presidents Day Seminar, but I wanted to make sure to remind everyone about confined space entry. Septic drivers are the ones who would generally come into contact with confined spaces, but everyone needs to know what this means to… Read more »

View from the Top – March 2009

By Michael McCarthy, President Mr. John is a portable toilet industry leader in Western Pennsylvania for good reasons. We take care of our customers We take care of our equipment We take care of each other by doing our job with care and professionalism Remember these qualities every day when you come to work. In… Read more »

Annual training seminar focuses on customer service

By Chris McCarthy, Vice President I always look forward to our annual Presidents Day Training Seminar with great anticipation. Due to the nature of our business, it is one of the rare occasions that our entire company can get together as a team. The focus subject of this year’s event was customer service, and we… Read more »

Safety tips – February 2009

By Megan Wolfarth, Training and Safety Director I’m sure that you’re all aware, but the cold weather is here! Along with the cold is snow, ice and freezing rain, all of which can be very dangerous while driving and working outside. Here are some safety tips to help you stay safe and warm: Dress in… Read more »

Letter from the General – February 2009

By Jeff Wolfarth, General Manager As you know, every winter is a little different. Some are colder than others and some have more snow, but one thing is always true. The roads can get icy at any time, the job sites are slippery, and the units get frozen. These are all things that are out… Read more »

2009 PSAI Nuts & Bolts Convention includes visit to Mr. John facilities

By Chris McCarthy, Vice President The Portable Sanitation Association International Nuts & Bolts Convention, scheduled for March 24-28 at the Omni William Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh, is an educational affair that includes meetings, workshops, roundtable discussions, and special events. This year, the convention includes a site visit to our facilities at Mr. John. Our duty… Read more »