Keep an eye out this weekend during March Madness and you’ll be sure to see Hillyard's SureFoot Game Day Mop at work, silently ensuring the safety for players on the court.
It’s an exciting time in the sports world as teams across the country hit the court with NCAA® March Madness in full swing. In the spirit of the game, we are stopping to reflect on our own basketball heritage and our contribution to the game of basketball.
Hillyard’s founding father, Newton S. Hillyard, was one of many that helped propel the game of basketball to what it is today. Yes, while everyone knows the story of Dr. James Naismith, few know the role Newt played to improve the game and safety of the players on the court.
It really all started when Newton’s son, Marvin, approached him to sponsor an AAU basketball team. As Newton agreed, he became more and more aware of the dangers of the slippery, oily floors the teams were playing on, and realized how unsafe they were to the players. He quickly decided to develop wood gym floor coatings that were durable, easy-to-maintain, and offered players a sure-footed playing surface.
You most likely have heard it before, “New, high-productivity cleaning equipment is the path to lower cleaning costs and improved results.” Cleaner buildings, lower cost. Sounds great, but where does the money come from when budgets and capital are tight? There is a solution. And, it’s a solution finance directors across the country are using to finance everything from transportation fleets to copy machines. It’s a solution to get the cleaning equipment needed today to start improving cleaning results and lowering cost!
(KANSAS CITY) – Small College Basketball is excited to announce a return to St. Joseph, Missouri for the 2019 Small College Basketball Division II Classic, presented by Hillyard and the SCB National Hall of Fame Induction ceremony next November.
Formerly known as the Small College Basketball Hall of Fame Classic, SCB Division II Classic will return to the Civic Arena on Friday and Saturday, November 2-3, while the National Hall of Fame will now take place at the Missouri Theatre in St. Joseph, Missouri on Thursday, November 1.
SEATTLE – Hillyard and partner WellAir have announced they are donating a supply of air purification units to help improve indoor air quality for rescue personnel and survivors of the Camp Fire, which has caused widespread devastation near Chico, Calif., earlier this month.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. - With much excitement, Small College Basketball (SCB) announces that they 2018 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Hall of Fame Classic will move to St. Joseph, Mo. After spending the inaugural two years in Evansville, Ind., Small College Basketball has partnered with Missouri Western State University and the St. Joseph Convention and Visitors Bureau to bring these marquee events within college basketball to St. Joseph.
The U.S. Patent system is one of our most important indicators of economic growth as a nation.
Topping the list of companies with the most patents is IBM, which received 4,914 patents in 2009 alone. General Electric, Texas Instruments, and Hewlett-Packard follow shortly on Forbes’ list.
Ranking among these household names is Hillyard, Inc., an equally successful yet often-forgotten contemporary. It is rare that one comes across a company with a history as rich and consistent in invention as Hillyard’s.