SOLI Home of the Pros
In 1960 Mr. Ed Matthews created a company called Steamex of Long Island. His company had become an immediate success due to the marketing of the Steamex carpet extractors. This machine had revolutionized the industry. In addition, he had introduced his own line of cleaning chemical called “SOLI” which is the abbreviation of or Steamex of Long Island. He also sold a wide variety of flooring supplies to the trade being a flooring contractor himself. His reign was for 29 years and retired in 1989. He sold the company to Jerry and Nelson Goldberg in 1989. They had added another division catering to the restoration industry. Over the course of their tenure, they had developed several chemical products to counteract restoration damages. They introduced training seminars to educate and certify the restoration contractors so they could professionally deal with the major insurance companies.
In 2001 the Goldberg’s sold the company to the present owner Allan Pilossoph. This change of command had taken place at the time of the terrorist attack of the World Trade Center Twin Towers. We immediately joined forces with the local authorities and restoration contractors by supplying them with emergency equipment and supplies as well as chemicals. This sorrowful event had given “SOLI ” a great deal of exposure and recognition throughout the Tri-State area. As American citizens we felt this was our constitutional duty to help out the men and women who were injured and lost their lives. That is why to this day we can proudly say SOLI is a the… HOME OF THE PROS.”