Congrats Ralph! – From all of us at Pay it Forward Processing. “The fundamentals he was committed to maintain at the company – honesty, integrity, and industry knowledge.” “My father holds a high integrity with employees, customers, and suppliers.” The words “very gentle”, “careful” and “positive guidance” stood out. Through the years, I’ve met and had conversations with Ralph during weddings and birthday parties. He listens…and I mean truly listens to what you have to say and he takes it to heart through observation. Know that David VanHeel’s mom is the sister of Ralph Notch.” Significant contributions to the pressure cleaning industry unite the 27 winners of the Lifetime Achievement Award, which the Cleaning Equipment Trade Association (CETA) established in 1995. Ralph L. Notch, the 2015 recipient, exemplifies the combination of professional and personal attributes that make recipients leaders in their industry. Notch is perhaps most familiar to CETA members for his role in establishing A.R. North America, Inc. in Fridley, MN as the North American representative for Annovi Reverberi S.p.A. in Modena, Italy. That happened in… Read the complete article HERE About A.R. North America, Inc. – Learn More AR North America (ARNA) is an independently operated division of Annovi Reverberi (AR), the world’s largest manufacturer of pressure washer pumps. AR, based in northern Italy, is a privately owned company which has been product orientated right from its humble beginnings in 1958. Designing, developing and building pumps for almost 6 decades with passion and integrity: these have been the milestones of AR’s success. Millions of AR pumps are being used every day all over the world, in a multitude of applications, from pressure cleaning in Australia to crop spraying in Zaire.AR’s success was further enhanced with the founding of ARNA, back in 1989, under the expert guidance of Ralph Notch. What started out as a one-man operation, today employees a dedicated and experienced staff of 43, housed in a recently expanded 110,000 square foot facility just north of Minneapolis. From this location we are structured to guarantee excellent customer service and technical support, not just for the AR pumps but also for our full-range of Blue Clean electric pressure washers, Mec-Line high-pressure accessories and all related spare parts. Our inventory levels run into many millions of dollars at any given time.