News & Updates

Janitronics Welcomes New HR Director to Spearhead Employee Growth Amid Rising Demand

April, 22 2024


Janitronics Facility Services is excited to announce the appointment of Ron Baldes as the new Director of Human Resources. With over 25 years of dedicated experience in HR leadership, Ron brings a wealth of knowledge and a proven track record of fostering growth and driving results.




Janitronics Achieves Recertification to CIMS-GBAC with Honors

April, 2024

Janitronics Facility Services has achieved recertification to the Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) Green Building Advanced by GBAC with Honors certification from ISSA, the world’s leading trade association for the cleaning industry. 




Janitronics Welcomes Abby Harris as Marketing Coordinator, Continuing the Legacy

Albany, NY

January 9, 2024


Janitronics is delighted to welcome Abby Harris as the new Marketing Coordinator, a key addition to our expanding team.




Janitronics' Jim Harris Jr. got an early piece of advice that remains true today

Albany Business Review

January 4, 2023


Janitronics' Jim Harris Jr. on the advice he got from one of his college professors when he was considering whether to join the family business: "If you don’t go in that business, you’re crazy."


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Jim Harris, Sr. (1939 – 2022)

With great sadness, we must announce that Jim Harris, Sr. passed away on August 21, 2022. He passed peacefully, surrounded by family during his last moments on earth. His diligence and hard work helped him found Janitronics Facility Services, and kept a leader in the cleaning industry in its fifty year history.



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Donating Cleaning Supplies to The Food Pantries for the Capital District

It may be surprising to some people, but food pantries need cleaning supplies. As experts in cleaning, we’re happy that we were able to help provide them much needed cleaning supplies.



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Janitronics Renews CIMS-GB with Honors Certification

Janitronics has recently renewed our CIMS certification and received our CIMS-GB with Honors Credly Badge. We’re proud of our continued efforts to provide quality services to our clients and community.



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Jim Harris Jr. interviews with the Albany Business Review about the NY HERO Act

August 27, 2021

The NY HERO Act continues to remain in the forefront of our minds as we enter into the fall season. Recently, Janitronics’ president Jim Harris Jr. talked with Chelsea Diana from the Albany Business Review to discuss the new law.


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Jim Harris Sr. receives Third Age Achievement Award

May 7, 2021

Jim Harris Sr.'s presence leaves quite the impact, not just in the Capital Region, but in the world of cleaning at large. LifePath recognized his abilities by awarding him one of their Third Age Achievement Awards. This award is given to those over the age of sixty who continue to make significant contributions to the Capital Region community.



2021 Third Age Achievement Awards Honorees, including Jim Harris Sr.

CDPHP, Janitronics & Customer Service

At Janitronics, we pride ourselves in our customer service. Brian Manion from CDPHP gives us high praise for both our cleaning services and our customer service.



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Profiles in Service: Erica Grey

Erica blends compassion and enthusiasm in her role at Janitronics, leading Janitronics team members to success. She remains an integral part of the Janitronics team, providing support and guidance that has proven essential.



Erica Grey

Profiles in Service: Eddie Encarnacion

Eddie embodies the growth and commitment one can find in Janitronics’ employees. He collaborates with others to make sure Janitronics remains both effective and efficient. He creates and leads training programs for Janitronics, leading the way towards a cleaner and healthier future.



Eddie Encarnacion

Profiles in Service: Pedro Perez

Pedro is a hardworking, dedicated member of the Janitronics team. He works diligently so that he can help his team succeed, and his dedication serves as inspiration for many others. His ability to take on new challenges is one of the many qualities that make him a vital member to the Janitronics team.



Pedro Perez

Profiles in Service: Stephanie Winter

Stephanie Winter is an active member in her community in Schenectady. She is a ball of energy, with a can-do approach which is contagious. Her hard work and dedication speaks volumes to the strength of her character. She has grown by leaps and bounds at Janitronics. We are proud of her, and we recognize her continued efforts as she helps us clean for health.



Stephanie Winter

Lyle Quackenbush named as a Joslin Outstanding Performer

November 13, 2020

Lyle Quackenbush has shown dedication and great achievement through his work as a Janitronics team member. On November 13, 2020, we celebrated New York State Industries for the Disabled, Inc. (NYSID) naming Lyle as a Joslin Outstanding Performer, which recognizes and celebrates Lyle’s hard work.



Lyle Quackenbush with client Wadsworth

How Are Cleaners in New York Preparing for Back-to-School?

August 13, 2020

Jim Harris Jr., the CEO of Janitronics Facility Services, tells Spectrum that his cleaning protocols have changed since the pandemic hit New York in March. Harris cleans 30 charter and private schools throughout upstate.


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Janitronics helping schools stay clean

August 8, 2020

Schools across the state are preparing to open up for the fall semester, and Janitronics is helping them every step of the way.



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Janitronics helping schools plan for reopening

August 7, 2020

With Governor Andrew Cuomo’s announcement to allow school reopenings in the fall, many schools are working to create plans to keep their students and staff safe. Just as they are preparing plans for learning, schools must also make plans for cleaning.



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Janitronics helping schools fill their extra COVID-19 cleaning needs

July 20, 2020

Smart education leaders are contacting us regularly to provide guidance on how they can ensure the safety of their students in the fall.



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Albany Business Review - Industry Roundtable

July 17, 2020

Recently our President, Jim Harris, Jr. was asked to take part in a roundtable discussion hosted by The Albany Business Review.



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Spectrum News interviews Jim Harris about school reopenings

July 13, 2020

Spectrum News interviewed Jim Harris, Jr. president of Janitronics on the new measures schools, colleges, and universities throughout the northeast are taking to ensure the safe and healthy return of students in the fall.



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SEDC Knowlege is Power Webinar

June 25, 2020

For many business leaders the repopulation of offices in the aftermath on COVID is an entirely new challenge, for the professionals at Janitronics it is...



Janitronics Featured in Albany Business Review

June 2, 2020

Jim Harris, Jr. recently did an interview with Michael DeMasi from the Albany Business Review



Jim Harris presents Reopening Webinar as part of CEG Series

June 2, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has touched lives in ways very few things have before. As businesses in New York State look towards reopening, many are wondering how to do so safely.


Janitronics’ president, Jim Harris Jr., is at the forefront of the discussion. During a webinar hosted by...



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