It all started with a nameless floor coating, concocted by N.S. Hillyard in the early 1900 s, which revolutionized the game of basketball indoors by providing a slip-resistant surface on hardwood gym floors. This launched Hillyard company to expand its signature products to include Shine-All, a liquid cleaner and polisher, and Pine-O-Cide, a cleaning disinfectant. Today Hillyard continues to pioneer research and development in the creation of cleaning products. Its products are utilized by countless facilities across a variety of market segments. Hillyard products support cost-effective maintenance programs, utlizing state-of-the-art equipment and procedures designed to minimize labor and costs. Its national distribution network makes available thousands of products for shipment. The company is a major distributor for some of the largest equipment, paper, and supply manufacturers in the industry, such as Georgia Pacific, Rubbermaidand 3M. Hillyard is a member of the National Manufacturers Association as well as the National Basketball Hall of Fame. The company has a location in St. Joseph, Mo.