Mohawk Laboratories works to protect environment by the use of modified equipment, technology, processes and products for housekeeping, maintenance, training and inventory control areas. It is operated by NCH Corporation, which is one of the leading providers of industrial goods in the United States. Founded in 1919, NCH Corporation offers a range of services that includes plumbing, pet care, industrial cleaning and maintenance, water treatment and retention, and research and development. The company also provides development, manufacturing, distribution and service solutions. It employs more than 8,000 people and has representatives in over 45 countries. In addition, the company serves the industrial, commercial and institutional sectors.