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Petra to Distribute Chem-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning Retail Products

EDMOND, Okla. — Petra Industries, the consumer electronic industry’s accessory authority, has partnered with Harris Research, Inc. (HRI) to distribute a line of retail products from Chem-Dry®, the world’s leading carpet and upholstery cleaning service owned by HRI.

Chem-Dry has a very clear mission, to lead the industry with its products and service and help people live healthy lives, which starts with clean carpets and a healthy home. They’ve been successful in this mission, having been ranked as the number one professional in-home carpet and upholstery cleaning franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine for 29 consecutive years. Petra will take advantage of Chem-Dry’s winning record and industry leadership by distributing their retail products to its network of retail dealers.

“We’re excited about our new partnership with Petra,” said Bill Zinke, Vice President of Marketing for HRI. “They’re a leading distributor and they have outstanding relationships with top ecommerce outlets as well as brick and mortar retailers. We’re confident that we’ll be able to expand the reach of our superior-performing retail products and help more customers solve their carpet care needs.”

Chem-Dry retail products cover a range of carpet care needs, from stain removal to treatment for pet accidents to making carpets smell fresh and resist re-soiling. Most of the retail items are green certified, so they’re safe and non-toxic for kids and pets. These products include single and multipacks of the Chem-Dry Stain Extinguisher, Grease and Oil spot remover, Pet Odor Extinguisher and Carpet Deodorizers.

“With the Chem-Dry partnership, Petra gives our dealers a premium product and safer solutions to many of their customers’ problems,” said Tate Morgan, Petra President.

For more information about Chem-Dry or any of Petra’s other 20,000 products, visit

About Chem-Dry

Chem-Dry is the world’s leading carpet and upholstery cleaning company, with franchisees in over 50 countries and servicing more than 11,000 homes and businesses a day worldwide. Its green-certified solution and proprietary Hot Carbonating Extraction (HCE) cleaning process provide a deeper and longer-lasting clean, allow surfaces to dry faster, and leave homes healthier. In a study by an independent laboratory, Chem-Dry’s HCE process was found to remove an average of 98 percent of common household allergens from carpets and upholstery and, when combined with a sanitizer, was found to remove an average of 89 percent of airborne bacteria in the home, improving indoor air quality. For more details and to learn more, visit

About Petra

Representing more than 500 leading brands, Petra is the industry’s accessory authority. A perennial award winning distributor, Petra received Walmart’s coveted 2016 E-Commerce Supplier of the year. They connect tens of thousands of top name-brand products with tens of thousands of retail partners. Petra knows that retailers rely on accessories to increase margin. Accessories for mobile devices; connected home accessories; automotive accessories; audio/video accessories; appliance connection accessories—all of the most sought after add-ons for every category of consumer technology are stocked at Petra’s massive distribution center. Founded in 1985 with a focus on and passion for accessories, today, Petra serves every segment of retail with the hottest products. Petra is a member of CEA, CEDIA CTIA. For more information on Petra, visit or call 1-800-443-6975.