Charles G. Heidt
Charles Heidt, owner of Mall Sew & Vac in Maple Shade, New Jersey, has been a part of the vacuum industry for more than 20 years. Charlie has become one of the largest independent vacuum cleaner and sewing machine dealers in the metropolitan Philadelphia area through hard work, extensive product knowledge and a commitment to customer service.
Charlie is known as an honest, straightforward businessman who takes care of his customers’ every need down to the smallest detail. No customer has ever walked away from his store dissatisfied, according to a fellow vacuum dealer.
His belief in customer service and quality products has been passed on to his eight employees. From Charlie’s thorough training, each one is well versed on the products Mall Vac & Sew carries and has developed excellent customer relations skills.
Charlie’s business success, as well as his commitment to his customers, is exemplified by his long-time membership in the United States Chamber of Commerce. That he has been elected to the Chamber’s Board of Directors is indicative of his standing in the business world. He is also a member of the National Federation of Independent Business and held membership in the ISMDA. Charlie has been a member of VDTA since 1985 when he was with Moorestown Sewing Center in Moorestown, New Jersey.
1996 Vacuum & Sewing Hall of Fame Inductee