Melville Bissell founded Bissell Inc., which is also known as Bissell, in 1883. It is a privately held floor care and vacuum cleaner product manufacturing corporation which has headquarter in Michigan. It stands at first position in North America for manufacturing floor care products on grounds of sales and has 20% market share and has around 2,500 employees. In 2004, it acquired license for Woolite trademark for upholstery and carpet cleaning formula for $62 million. It also manufactures and makes solution for cleaning stains and pet hair. As per report stated in 2008, the company earned revenue of $800 million. Presently, President of the company is Mark J. Bissell. The company even sponsors Bissell Pro Cycling Team.