LifeNet4Familes Benefits from Shine with a Purpose

(left to right) Xenia McFarling, Vice President of Programs and Operations, LifeNet4Families; Danielle Doss, Vice President, Community Impact, United Way of Broward County; Derek Auckland, Florida Operations Manager; and Melanie Geddes, Ed.D., President and CEO, LifeNet. Sunshine Cleaning Systems provided Free disinfecting services (South Florida) – The Broward County center where LifeNet4Families supports individuals and […]

No Job is Too Tough for the Sunshine Team

Decades of Experience has Created Unique Level of Expertise Sunshine’s North Area Manager Bob Popenhagen lets out a brief laugh when he recalls taking new team members to the nearly 80,000-seat Doak Campbell stadium on the campus of Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida. The company has been cleaning the nation’s largest continuous brick structure […]

Sunshine Cleaning Systems Selected to Provide Janitorial Services to City of Sunrise

(South Florida) – Sunshine Cleaning Systems (, a women-owned, privately-held integrated cleaning company headquartered in Fort Lauderdale since 1976, recently signed a contract to provide commercial cleaning services to the City of Sunrise, adding to its growing roster of municipality customers. The contract, which begins for two years with two one-year renewals, covers more than […]

Window Washing History

The history books may claim that the 1933 invention of Windex™ is a milestone in the history of window cleaning, but commercial window cleaning veterans like Sunshine’s North Area Manager Bob Popenhagen tell a different story.  Bob, who has traveled the globe teaching the art of window cleaning, says that the use of pure water […]

Shine & Succeed

Shine & Succeed Program Builds Family Culture and Career Opportunity By Krissy Mulder, Corporate Human Resources Director From day one, each team member hired at Sunshine Cleaning Systems has the opportunity to map out a personal career path.  Whether someone begins as a restroom attendant or a district manager, all employees are treated as valued family […]

Cloth Color Matters

At Sunshine, color coding helps to “Guarantee a Brighter Day” By Derek Auckland, Florida Director of Operations According to a study published in “Applied and Environmental Microbiology” on microbes present in public restrooms, scientists discovered genetic traces of more than 77,000 distinct types of bacteria and viruses.  The more common contaminants found in restrooms are […]

Sunshine Floor Experts Care for Rainbow’s End at Fort Lauderdale Airport

By Derek Auckland, Florida Director of Operations “Rainbow’s End is a meditation on distances traveled and the larger human journey. It is inspired by the beauty of South Florida and the writing of John Steinbeck and Loren Eiseley.” In 2016, the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood airport decided to remove tired and worn carpet with new flooring. They […]

Community Partnerships Help Build Teams

Sunshine Partners with Broward Up By Krissy Mulder, Corporate HR Director Finding qualified staff members is a challenge for most businesses today, but at Sunshine we are finding unique ways to identify people who want to pursue long-term careers at our company. For example, we recently became an official partner with Broward UP™, a program […]

Third Broward Charity Benefits from Shine with a Purpose

(left to right): Sunshine Project Technician Philippe Willy; Derek Auckland, Florida Operation Manager for Sunshine Cleaning Systems; Ayesha Williams, Director of Health & Wellness for FLITE Center; Grace M. Ugalde-Wolpert, Chief Development Officer for FLITE Center; Carlos Costa, Senior Administrative Coordinator, United Way; and Jean Lamour, Sunshine Project Technician. Sunshine Cleaning Systems provided Free disinfecting […]