Champion Chemical Company of California champions the cause of the janitor by making his or her work a little easier. The company makes safe but powerful building maintenance and janitorial products, including items for flooring care and for cleaning restrooms. Products include cleaning compounds and degreasers, disinfectants, sealants, flooring finishes, carpet shampoos, and glass cleaners. Customers have included NASA and the US Department of Defense, as well as schools, hospitals, local governments, and both large and small businesses. Champion Chemical also provides products for use in the transportation and food service industries. The company was founded in 1961 by David Ellis.