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Steam-Cleaning Entrepreneur Benny Lee

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By Sylvia Maria Gross

KANSAS CITY, MO – Benny Lee owns Top Innovations, a local business which develops steam cleaners for clothes, floors, furniture, and other appliances. The company's headquarters recently moved to Troost Avenue from north of the river. But when Lee founded Top Innovations, he still lived in his native country, Taiwan. After graduating from college and serving his mandatory year in the military, he began working in Taipei for the Kansas City-based trading company Midland International. KCUR's Sylvia Maria Gross reports.
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