Disaster Kleenup International

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DKI (Disaster Kleenup International)
Industry Disaster recovery and prevention
Founded 1974 [1]
Headquarters Elk Grove Village, Illinois (corporate headquarters), United States
Number of locations
Over 450 franchises in the United States [1]
Area served
United States, Canada, Ireland
Key people
Donald Cox CFO
Services Insurance restoration [2]
Revenue $1.7 Billion (June 2013)
Website www.dkiservices.com

DKI (Disaster Kleenup International) claims to be the largest organization in North America that contracts for disaster restoration.[3] In June 2013, its annual revenue was $1.7 Billion.[4] The organization began franchising in 1994.[2] The organization operates a network that supports its member companies,[3] which operate as independent contractors.[5]

Member companies[edit]

The organization provides a brand for marketing purposes, workshops and training programs, claims support, and marketing initiatives.[6] It also operates a 24-hour call center that is used by its member companies, customers and insurance companies.[6]

Disaster Kleenup International (Canada) Ltd. operates in Canada.[7] Campbell DKI operates as Campbell Builders, Inc., and has been existent in Columbus, Ohio for over 32 years.[8] Utah Disaster Kleenup is the largest restoration firm in the state of Utah,[9] is based in Draper, Utah, and in 1996 it significantly increased its plant size and equipment base, along with increasing its work force by 29%.[9]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "History". dkiservices.com. Archived from the original on 2012-03-15. Retrieved 2013-04-14. 
  2. ^ a b "DKI Franchise Information". Entrepreneur.com. Retrieved 2013-04-14. 
  3. ^ a b "Panhandle VP receives Spirit Award". Times Leader. March 7, 2010. Retrieved 2013-04-14. 
  4. ^ Miller, Kathleen (June 7, 2006). "When a disaster strikes DKI goes to work after flood or fire". Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). Retrieved 2013-04-14.  (subscription required)
  5. ^ "Tradewinds". The Salt Lake Tribune. July 1, 1997. Retrieved 2013-04-14.  (subscription required)
  6. ^ a b "Disaster Kleenup Appoints Panama City, Fla. Response Team". Insurance Journal. February 3, 2006. Retrieved 2013-04-14. 
  7. ^ "What's new: In brief". Canadian Underwriter. April 25, 2005. Retrieved 2013-04-14. 
  8. ^ Cyphert, Anne Darling (January 13, 2010). "Annual 'Ribfest' relocating for 2010 edition". Lancaster Eagle-Gazette. Retrieved 2013-04-14.  (subscription required)
  9. ^ a b "Disaster Kleenup boosts size of plant and work force". The Deseret News. March 19, 1996. Retrieved 2013-04-14. 

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