Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Mop Sourcing

Are you interested in meeting your mop needs through purchasing in East Asia?

Let East Asia Blog be your guide!

This web site seeks to promote mops made in East Asia (Vietnam, Indonesia, China, Philippines, etc.).

Share you company profile in the comments section - or if you're looking for a strong source, leave you company details in the comments section and you might be contacted back by your future mop supplier.

A few suggested places to search for your mop sourcing:


Thursday, March 18, 2010

Top "Mop" Image

If you search "mop" under Google images, the first image you will find is:

What's even MORE interesting, is that the article has a short story about the history of the "mop":

The mop was first patented in 1893 by Thomas Steward of Kalamazoo, Michigan. Links to the mop date as far back as Roman times. The mop patented in 1893 was made up of a clamping system that allowed the mop to be secured to the handle and released with a simple flip of the lever. Stewards mop in very close in style to the screw type mops we have today In 1950 the sponge mop was born making the everyday household chore a little easier. The quick action lever system allowed for easy wringing on the mop all done from a standing position. Peter Vosbikian the inventor of the mop used a sponge attached to a piece of metal connected to a lever. When the lever was pulled the sponge would be compressed by the two pieces of metal.
(Source: LuckyBogey's Blog)

Friday, February 26, 2010

Today's Mop News

Today's Mop News:

- Mop discovered at murder site in Kuala Lumpur
- Mob uses Mop to Mop up Evidence
- Asian Prices for Mops Rising higher: Economist considers making global "mop index"
- Women uses mops as wig in Xi'an
- Mops are good for your health according to the East Asian Mop Health Organization

The number one hit in Google when searching for "mops asia":

Friday, February 12, 2010


... The snow was heavy in the streets of London, and a young sea mate of the trading ship

The Cleaner had just disembarked the legendary vessel in hope for a new future in the misty city. He had just spent the past three years and two months on the seas to and fro Japan, Cathay and the Malukkas.

He had discovered some interesting sights. And many of those he shared with me in a pub near Knightsbridge, willing to network (1600s-style) his way to rich and fame after a well-deserved tour of duty in the Far East. The most interesting sight was that of the mop....