In 1897, the first John M. Downey established a small rug cleaning shop in the back of his bakery on the west side of Columbus to help support his wife and eight children. He never imagined that the business he started would survive through five generations.
For more than 120 years, we have lead our industry in manufacturing and marketing innovative products, while providing superior service in a clean and friendly workplace. We pride ourselves in observing the highest ethical standards in business conduct.
Our pursuit of excellence is a commitment, not an achievement. This commitment is a vital part of the Downey Clean culture. It is a pledge that joins every Downey Clean associate together in serving and rewarding our customers.