Mr. John established its presence in the Greater Pittsburgh area with the acquisition of Sanitary Control Service in 1964. In 1985, The Holden Corporation purchased Mr. John, Inc.’s Pittsburgh branch, creating a family-owned company that operates to this day.
In 1988, the company expanded its line of services to include residential septic tank pumping in addition to portable restrooms.
In 1996, Mr. John acquired Dear John, Inc. Portable Toilet Rental, which expanded the company fleet to 2,200 portable toilet units as well as fresh water sinks and toilet trailers.
In 2001, Mr. John moved its company headquarters to Stowe Township. The company’s focus remained on customers, as well as expanding products and services. In 2005, Mr. John acquired Superbowl, Inc. and added 200 additional units and three vehicles to the company fleet, which grew to exceed 50 vehicles.
Mr John eventually outgrew its facilities in Stowe Twp and moved to a new corporate complex on Neville Island, in April 2021. Through hard work and attention to customer’s needs, Mr. John currently owns more than 6,000 portable toilets, 500 office trailers and storage containers, and added temporary fencing products.