Washworld Inc. of de Pere, WI celebrated Mike Close’s 20-year anniversary with the company on September 27, 2019. Close, a product support and software engineer, started working for Washworld full time approximately a year after the company was formed and is the first employee to achieve this distinction.

Close has helped develop every wash system that has shaped Washworld into the company it is today. According to Jeff Martin, Close’s supervisor, he has “always put the customer first,” which is a cornerstone of Washworld’s mission.