Services: The Cleaner Cleans Up

One of the biggest cleanup operations in the world is run by Daniel Fraad Jr., 52, a onetime Brown University foot ball standout and Columbia University anatomy instructor. He heads a company called Allied Maintenance, which, among other activities, sweeps and cleans offices, stores, auditoriums, air line terminals, ballparks. The 16,000 people who work for Fraad's publicly owned Allied do everything from tidying up Houston's Humble building to taking atomic waste away from the Yankee Electric plant at Rowe, Mass. "Minding other people's business" is the company's slogan, and in the fiscal...

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