Founded by self-renowned 'King of clean' Mr Tibor Killi, after he moved to the UK from Hungary, the company started as a vacuum cleaner retailer, selling and servicing machines and providing consumables such as bags and filters. Killis was started at 286 Glossop Road, which is proudly still trading and in 1992 he expanded the portfolio to include a further unit at Orgreave Road, Handsworth which now houses one of the largest showrooms of cleaning machines in the UK as well as a warehouse and manufacturing unit.