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Nicholas McKay, Lint Roller Inventor, Dies

Nicholas McKay

MARLBOROUGH, Mass.-Nicholas D. McKay Sr., who invented the lint roller, died on Nov. 15 at the age of 93. According to a statement from Butler Home Products, which acquired McKay’s company, The oneCARE Co., McKay invented the lint roller in 1956 and founded HelMac Products Corp. in Flint, Mich. (The company’s name came by combiningMore »

Last updated: November 25, 2014

Butler Home to Acquire oneCARE Cleaning and Garment-Care Businesses

Butler Home Products

MARLBOROUGH, Mass.-Butler Home Products has reached an agreement with The Evercare Co., which does business as oneCARE, to purchase the company’s lint-roller, garment-care and cleaning tool businesses. The products are marketed under a number of retail and private-label brands. A Butler statement described Evercare as “one of the leading lint-roller brands in North America, withMore »

Last updated: January 28, 2014