Buyers Guide: Foodservice Equipment & Supplies

ACS Industries, Inc.

One New England Way

Lincoln, RI 02865  USA

Toll Free: 800-222-2880

Email: rbeaudette@acsind.com; tsurratt@acsind.com

Website: www.acs-cp.com

Company Officer(s): Steven Buckler, President; Rory Beaudette, Vice President Sales & COO; Peter Botvin, Executive Vice President

Products: From the company’s beginnings in 1939 as a wire sponge manufacturer in Rhode Island, ACS has grown its product offerings. It is a global organization with corporate and R&D functions in the USA and manufacturing operations in Mexico and China. Vertical integration has taken the company to five facilities with almost 4,000 employees. Its Cleaning Products Division includes hand pads, stainless scrubbers, sponges, soap pads, grill screens and grill bricks. It produces a full range of mops, brooms and brushes. Its floor maintenance line includes non-woven floor pads, steel wool floor pads, sand screens and many specialty floor pads. ACS has achieved UL validation regarding 100 percent recycled material in all of its non-woven hand and floor pads from post-consumer to post-industrial.


Aluf Plastics

2 Glenshaw St.

Orangeburg, NY 10962  USA

Phone: 845-365-2200

Toll Free: 800-394-BAGS

Email: info@alufplastics.com; melissa.s@alufplastics.com

Website: www.alufplastics.com

Products: Aluf Plastics is a nationwide leader in can liners, custom bags and film. It’s a WBENC-certified Women Minority Owned Business. Voted No. 1 for Disposables Supplier at the ISSA show. Recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest growing private companies in the USA.


Aqua ChemPacs

2963 Philmont Ave

Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006  USA

Toll Free: 888-964-2080

Email: info@chempacs.com

Website: www.chempacs.com

Company Officer(s): Steve Seneca, Founder/President; Peter Belusic, Chief Executive Officer; Jay Garcia, Chief Commercial Officer

Products: At Aqua ChemPacs, we understand the challenges of managing cleaning and sanitation. That’s why we make cleaning simple with our ChemPacs 100% dissolvable concentrated liquid chemical pacs that save time, reduce waste, AND lower your cleaning costs– while helping you reach your sustainability goals.  ChemPacs replace bulk conventional cleaning chemicals with pre-measured concentrate pacs that are mixed at point of use. Just drop a concentrate pac into a spray bottle, mop bucket, or scrubber tank, add water, and you’re ready to clean. You get powerful cleaning solutions with complete dilution control and no overuse, spills or waste.


Berk International LLC

400 E. 2nd St.

Boyertown, PA 19512  USA

Phone: 610-369-0600

Email: sales@berkwiper.com

Website: www.berkwiper.com

Products: Berk International is a leading manufacturer of towel, tissue and nonwoven disposable wiping cloths. In addition to more than 700 SKUs, Berk offers private labeling, custom packaging, drop shipping, and contract converting services. Berk Brands include CutnDry®, Eden Soft®, Chef’s Select®, PROformance®, Techwipe®, MightyWipe®, Chemwipe®, and Fitness Wipe®.


BIOtouchless

9891 Irvine Center Dr., Suite 200

Irvine, CA 92618 USA

Phone: 714-313-7100

Email: kevin@biotouchless.com

Website: https://biotouchless.com

Company Officer(s): Kevin Dailey; Scott Fellhoelter

Products: The BIOtouchless TP-100 is a fully automatic, touchless toilet paper dispenser that makes using public restrooms clean and hands-free. Its high-capacity of two 3,000-sheet rolls cuts labor costs by reducing stall visits for refills. Four D-cell batteries operate the fully enclosed unit for about one year, and LED lights provide toilet paper status info at a glance. Gone are the days of messy, unclean stalls. The unit accommodates any size paper to provide freedom of choice with paper options. The TP-100 is made of durable ABS/PC plastic that resists scratches and markings.


Bro-Tex, Inc.

800 Hampden Ave.

St. Paul, MN 55114 USA

Phone: 651-645-5721

Toll Free: 800-328-2282

Email: info@brotex.com 

Website: www.brotex.com

Company Officer(s): Arlys Freeman

Products: Established in 1923, Bro-Tex converts and distributes a wide variety of paper, non-woven and cloth wiping products. Bro-Tex offers Food Service Towels, Dinner Napkins, Fresh Start disinfecting wipes on EPA List N to kill COVID-19, Solution Wipes-build your own wet wiping system, dispersible (flushable) wipes, Orange Peel Plus wipe with a heavy de-greaser, and Right Rags/Right Choice Microfibers. Private label options available.


Carlisle Sanitary Maintenance Products

4711 E. Hefner Rd.

Oklahoma City, OK 73131  USA

Phone: 405-475-5600

Website: www.carlislefsp.com

Products: Commercial brooms, brushes, rotary brushes and other janitorial products. Also available are waste containers, material handling and food service products.


Distribution One

4004 Church Rd.

Mount Laurel, NJ 08054 USA

Phone: 856-380-0629

Email: info@distone.com

Website: www.distone.com

Company Officer(s): Larry Ward, President: Dean Christianson, CEO

Products: With a customer-first focus, Distribution One’s end-to-end user-friendly ERP-ONE distribution software expands productivity and profitability for wholesalers and distributors through Financial Management, Sales Order Entry, Purchasing, CRM, Inventory and Warehousing, Reporting and Analytics, Mobile App suite, and more. Supplemental features include ERP-integrated E-Commerce with customer and vendor portals, Amazon connectivity, Credit Card processing, Sales Tax compliance, Shipping, and more. For over 25 years, Distribution One has helped companies utilize technology to maximize user productivity, lower operating costs, and expand selling opportunities.


Dorden & Company, Inc.

a/k/a Dorden Squeegee™©

7446 Central Ave., P. O. Box 10247

Detroit, MI 48210  USA

Phone: 313-834-7910, 313-407-7557

Email: mmfgcoinc@aol.com

Website: www.dordensqueegee.com

Company Officer(s): Bruce M. Gale, President/Managing Director

Products: Contract manufacturer of floor and unique industrial quality window squeegees.


Essendant

1 Pkwy. North Blvd.

Deerfield, IL 60015  USA

Phone: 847-627-7000

Email: discover@essendant.com

Website: www.essendant.com

Products: Essendant is a wholesaler that powers its partners’ success by integrating a vast product assortment, a world-class fulfillment network and a full suite of advanced sales, marketing and digital tools. Essendant connects customers with top manufacturers in the market to offer over two million products in its portfolio. Essendant distributes janitorial and sanitation supplies, food service products, office supplies, office furniture, print and technology supplies, safety supplies and tools, welding products, industrial supplies, oilfield supplies, automotive technician tools, repair shop tools and supplies and body shop supplies.


Essity Professional Hygiene North America

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Cira Centre, 2929 Arch St., Suite 2600

Philadelphia, PA 19104  USA

Toll Free: 866-722-8675

Email: torkusa@essity.com

Website: www.torkusa.com, www.essity.com

Company Officer(s): Pablo Fuentes, President, Essity Professional Hygiene

Products: Essity’s global Professional Hygiene brand, Tork®, offers industry-leading solutions such as the award-winning Tork PeakServe® Continuous™ Hand Towel System. Tork products include dispensers, paper towels, bath tissue, napkins, soap, hand sanitizers, industrial and kitchen wipers, and software solutions for data-driven cleaning. Through expertise in hygiene, functional design, and sustainability, Tork has become a market leader that supports customers to think ahead so they’re always ready for business.


Expanded Technologies

6520 46th St.

Kenosha, WI 53144 USA

Toll Free: 888-654-7720

Email: expanded@expandedtechnologies.com

Website: www.expandedtechnologies.com

Products: Manufacturer of products designed to protect floors, reduce noise and assist in maintenance. Products include Slip-on®, Slip-over®, Wrap-around®, and CasterTire™ Floor Savers™. Clear sleeve floor protectors, multiple doorstops, safety message anti-fatigue mats and peel and stick felt pad and slider line are also available.


EZ Dump Commercial Inc.

P.O. Box 2415

Phoenix, AZ 85002  USA

Phone: 480-452-6038

Toll Free: 800-944-5011

Website: www.ezdumpcommercial.com

Products: SmartcanMax™ is a component-based receptacle. SmartcanMax™ eliminates the struggle to remove liner bags entirely. SmartcanMax™ ships in a single pack. Comprised of a body, base and funnel, each SmartcanMax™ is backed by a 5-year no holes warranty. SmartcanMax™ Recycle is for recycling. Custom colors and graphics are also available, subject to minimums.


F.C. Meyer Packaging

108 Main St.

Norwalk, CT 06851 USA

Phone: 203-644-1243

Email: marketing@fcmpackagingsales.com

Website: www.fcmeyerpackaging.com

Products: FC Meyer Packaging, “America’s most experienced box maker since 1907,” manufactures stock and custom food service, retail and processor folding carton packaging. The company is FSC-certified and an expert in creating sustainable packaging solutions.


Golden Star Inc.

6445 Metcalf Ave.

Overland Park, KS 66202  USA

Phone: 816-842-0233

Email: goldenstar@goldenstar.com

Website: www.goldenstar.com

Products: Golden Star is a full line, vertically integrated manufacturer of professional surface cleaning tools, systems and accessories since 1908. The company offers private branding capabilities and marketing tools to better grow customers’ brands. Products include wet and dust mops, microfiber pads and cloths, dusters, bonnets, corn brooms, push brooms and hardware.


Gordon Brush Mfg. Co., Inc.

3737 Capitol Ave.

City of Industry, CA 90601 USA

Phone: 323-724-7777

Email: sales@gordonbrush.com

Website: www.gordonbrush.com 

Products: Speedy Sweep Cordless Battery Operated Floor Sweeper, PlateScrape for pre-sanitizing dirty plates, refrigeration and plumbing brushes, bowl brushes, vat brushes, janitorial brushes, push floor brooms, floor squeegees, polycorn uprights, lobby brooms, dusters, hygienic brushes and sanitary Emop metal-free brushes, commercial kitchen cleaning brushes, deck scrubs and paint and applicator brushes.


Guy and O’Neill

200 Industrial Ave

Fredonia, WI 53021 USA

Phone: 908-801-2038

Email: jmoyle@guyandoneill.com

Website: www.guyandoneill.com

Company Officers: Jeff Brooks, CEO; Greg Fries, Senior Vice President

Products: Guy and O’Neill is a leading manufacturer of wet wipes and liquid fill products.  It has the skill set to handle any private label and contract manufacturing programs. Whether full-service turnkey manufacturing, toll manufacturing, or new innovation, G&O has the scale, capacity, and expertise to meet customer needs.


Ha-Ste Manufacturing, Inc.

P.O. Box 168

Union City, IN 47390 USA

Phone: 937-968-4858

Toll Free: 800-228-6677 (MOPS)

Email: service@hastemops.com

Website: www.hastemops.com

Products: Manufacturer of (Made in the U.S.A.) mopping products. Specializing in service for the janitorial and industrial hard floor care professional. Quality product line of wet mops, dust mops, hardware, and monofilament finish mops that include custom factory and private labeling as well as construction modifications to suit a customer’s needs.


Haviland Corporation

P.O. Box 769 – 200 S Hwy. U

Linn, MO 65051 USA

Phone: 573-897-3672

Email: squeegees@havilandcorp.com

Website: www.havilandcorp.com

Products: Haviland’s newest product, The Quick Flip Squeegee, is loaded with options giving users two squeegees in one. They choose what works for them. Haviland manufactures an extensive line of premium and specialty floor squeegees including serrated roller, color-coded and grill squeegees; window squeegees; paving hand tools; scrapers; and waterbrooms.


Intercon Chemical Company

1100 Central Industrial Dr.

St. Louis, MO 63110  USA

Phone: 314-771-6600

Toll Free: 800-325-9218

Website: www.interconchemical.com

Company Officer(s): Jim Epstein, CEO and President; Richard Schroeder, Executive Vice President

Products: A full line of cleaning and maintenance chemicals for the food service, healthcare, laundry, industrial and institutional markets. Products include Opti-Pak systems, RTG (Ready-To-Go), Blue Planet green cleaners, Pro-Con systems, Clearly Better, and more.


Kutol Products Company

100 Partnership Way

Sharonville, OH 45241  USA

Phone: 513-527-5500

Toll Free: 800-543-4641

Email: sales@kutol.com

Website: www.kutol.com

Products: Hand soaps (E2 NSF-rated),  hand sanitizers (E3 NSF-rated), industrial hand cleaners, heavy-duty hand scrubs, antibacterial hand soaps, soap and sanitizer dispensers, foam and liquid hand soaps (E1, E2 and E4 NSF-rated), foam and gel hand sanitizers (E3 NSF-rated).


Libman Company, The

1 Libman Way

Arcola, IL 61910 USA

Toll Free: 877-818-3380

Email: libmanco@libmanpro.com

Website: https://libmanpro.com

Products: Our family started this company to make the finest, most durable wire-wound corn brooms. Well over a century later, we’ve expanded to include the finest mops, brooms, brushes, and cleaning tools—through innovation, design and quality.


Lindhaus U.S.A.

12941 Eagle Creek Pkwy.

Savage, MN 55378 USA

Toll Free: 800-498-7526

Email: info@lindhaus.com

Website: www.lindhaus.com

Products: Floor scrubbers, vacuums, floor sweepers, backpacks.


M2 Professional Cleaning Products LTD

59 Talman Ct.,

Concord, ON L4K 4L5 CANADA

Phone: 905-738-2007

Email: gabriel.marino@m2mfg.com

Website: www.m2mfg.com

Company Officer: Gabriel Marino, President

Products: M2 Professional is a family-owned company with over 50 years’ experience manufacturing a wide range of products servicing the janitorial, industrial and food service industries. It’s committed to providing high-quality, commercial-grade products at competitive prices. The company stocks all products to ensure quick delivery and outstanding service to customers.


Magnolia Brush Manufacturers, Ltd.

P.O. Box 932 – 1001 N. Cedar St.

Clarksville, TX 75426  USA

Phone: 903-427-2261

Email: sales@magnoliabrush.com

Website: www.magnoliabrush.com

Products: Full line of floor, street, garage brushes; deck, scrub brushes; floor and window squeegees; dust mops; wet mops; microfiber; galvanized pails; tubs; detail brushes; and other assorted maintenance items.


Malish Corporation, The

7333 Corporate Blvd.

Mentor, OH 44060  USA

Toll Free: 800-321-7044

Email: info@malish.com 

Website: www.malish.com

Company Officer(s): Jeff Malish, President & CEO; Dan Kirtz, COO

Products: Manufacturer of commercial and industrial floor machine brushes and bristled pads; including a full range of rotary brushes, bristled pads, foodservice and color-coded brushes, as well as janitorial brushes. Malish recently introduced the Flex Scrub™, a bristled pad that attaches to any pad driver with the patent pending Flex Coupler.  Newest innovation includes the Diamond Devil™, a concrete restoration and polishing system for use on both concrete and terrazzo floors.


Michigan Brush Mfg. Co., Inc.

7446 Central St

Detroit, MI 48210

Phone: 313-834-1070

Email: MMfgcoinc@aol.com

Website: www.michiganbrush.com

Company Officer(s): Bruce M. Gale, President

Products: Contract manufacturer of brushes, paint rollers and squeegees. Manufactured and distributed throughout North America and beyond! Call us or contact us for your unique uses and ideas.


Moerman Americas, Inc.

1000 Parkwood Circle, Suite 900

Atlanta, GA 30339  USA

Phone: 203-878-1414

Email: info@moermanamericas.com

Website: www.moermangroup.com

Products: Floor squeegees and window cleaning tools.


National Chemical Laboratories, Inc.

401 N. 10th St.

Philadelphia, PA 19123  USA

Phone: 215-922-1200

Email: sales@nclonline.com 

Website: www.nclonline.com     

Products: SHA-ZYME™ Grease Attacking/Anti-Slip Deodorizing Bio-Cleaner, Afia™ Foaming Hand Soap Dispensing System, Afia™ Foaming E2 Sanitizing Hand Cleaner, GREEN EMERALD Dishwash Detergent, BIG PUNCH Oven & Grille Cleaner, 24/7 Extended Performance Floor Finish, BARE BONES No Rinse/No Scrub Liquifying Stripper, and DUAL BLEND Chemical Management System.


Nexstep Commercial Products

(Exclusive Licensee of O-Cedar)

625 Burt St.

Springfield, OH 45505  USA

Email: customerservice@ocedarcommercial.com 

Website: www.ocedarcommercial.com

Company Officers: Todd Leventhal, President; Joel Hastings, General Manager

Products: Nexstep Commercial Products is the exclusive licensee of O-Cedar products for the commercial cleaning market. O-Cedar is one of the most recognized and prominent manufacturers of cleaning tools in the USA, and Nexstep’s commercial grade tools deliver on the well-known slogan “Makes Your Life Easier.” Products are manufactured and distributed in jan/san, foodservice and industrial markets. Over 70 percent of products are made in the USA, including angle brooms and wet mops. The company’s full line includes microfiber products, mops with handles, mopsticks, mop bucket & wringers, cleaning equipment, waste containers, dust mops, plastic brooms, dust pans, floor sweeps, brushes, handles, bathroom accessories, squeegees & scrapers, dusters, gloves, corn brooms, and rotary brushes. Nexstep is dedicated to providing innovative, top quality products at very competitive prices and world-class customer service.


Norshel Industries, Inc.

2933 River Rd.

Croydon, PA 19021  USA

Toll Free: 800-255-6677

Email: sales@norshel.com

Website: www.norshel.com

Company Officer(s): Eric Leibowitz; Aaron Leibowitz

Products: Manufacturer of wet mops and handles. Importer and master wholesaler of a complete line of janitorial and industrial products. Servicing distributors in the jan/san, food service, educational, industrial, hospitality, construction and health care industries.


Paper Enterprises, Inc.

770 E. 132nd St.

Bronx, NY 10454  USA

Phone: 718-402-1200

Website: www.consolidatedpaper.com; www.paperenterprisesusa.com

Products: Redistributor of food service disposables and janitorial products servicing New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island.


Pro-Link, Inc.

500 Chapman St.

Canton, MA 02021  USA

Phone: 781-828-9550

Email: info@prolinkhq.com 

Website: www.prolinkhq.com

Products: Pro-Link is a janitorial supply, marketing and buying organization with a nationally recognized brand of high quality janitorial products. It offers dedicated field support, training and centralized procurement. Programs available to improve business operations include sales training, management tools and sustainable cleaning, along with selling to BSCs, government and long-term care facilities.


QuestSpecialty Corp.

P.O. Box 624

Brenham, TX 77834  USA

Phone: 713-896-8188

Email: info@questspecialty.com

Website: www.questspecialty.com

Products: Manufacturer of specialty chemicals including foodservice-specific products which are NSF-rated and USDA approved. Line includes items for cleaning, disinfecting, degreasing, drain maintenance, pest control, and machinery lubrication. Best sellers include CARBON-OFF! Carbon Remover, FRYER PUCK Deep Fryer Tablets, FOAM PLUS Oven Cleaner, and EPA 25(b) exempt ADIOS Drain Fly Repellent and LIGHTS OUT Bed Bug Killer (kills cockroaches and ants). Visit our online Resource Center for more: https://questspecialty.com/Restaurant-Resource-Center.html


RDA Advantage

5808 S. Rapp St., Suite 220

Littleton, CO 80120  USA

Phone: 303-794-2400

Website: www.rdaadvantage.com

Products: Towels, tissue, napkins, dispensers, high and linear low-density can liners, bath rolls, wipers, food service cutlery and containers, gloves, floor pads, cleaning pads, scrubbers, mop heads, brooms, foaming and liquid hand soap, hand sanitizers, wall and counter mount soap dispensers, jan/san products, foil, film, paper and plastic bags. RDA Advantage consists of redistributors and warehouses across North America.  RDA Advantage provides customers with local service, quality products, preferred pricing and quick delivery. Current redistributors sell national jan/san and foodservice brands, as well as RDA Advantage’s own Advantage, Vintage, Maintenance Pro Vintage and Vintage ReNature brands.  20


RJ Schinner

N89 W14700 Patrita Dr.

Menomonee Falls, WI 53051  USA

Toll Free: 800-234-1460

Email: info@rjschinner.com

Website: www.rjschinner.com

Products: For over 70 years and three generations, RJ Schinner has been a family owned and operated leader in the wholesale distribution industry. Delivering over half a billion dollars of product on RJ’s fleet of trucks in 2022, they service the food service, lodging, grocery, janitorial supply, and office supply markets. RJ Schinner offers their exclusive brands, a wide range of food service, paper, and jan/san products, providing premium, economic, and eco-friendly solutions. As a true distributor, RJS only sells to distributors, never your customers.


Safety Zone, The

385 Long Hill Rd.

Guilford, CT 06437  USA

Toll Free: 800-821-5702

Website: www.safety-zone.com

Products: Direct importer and manufacturer of supplies and devices for safety, medical and food processing applications.


Sheppard Redistribution, Inc.

1122 Longford Rd.

Oaks, PA 19456  USA

Toll Free: 888-733-4787

Email: info@sheppard-enterprises.com

Website: www.sheppard-enterprises.com

Products: A growth-oriented master redistributor of paper products, janitorial, industrial and foodservice supplies. Serving the Mid-Atlantic and greater Cleveland, OH, regions.


S.M. Arnold, Inc.

7901 Michigan Ave

St. Louis, MO 63111 USA

Phone: 314-544-4103

Email: kellyf@smarnoldinc.com

Website:www.smarnoldinc.com

Company Officer(s): Joe Arnold, President

Products: S. M. Arnold, Inc., family owned since 1928, offers an extensive line of cleaning maintenance accessories for the professional, industrial, hospitality and consumer cleaning markets. The company’s newest launches include Brite ‘N Up sponges and scrubbers and Dragon Glide for drying, cleaning and washing.  When it comes to cleaning care products…We Shine!™.


Spartan Chemical Company, Inc.

1110 Spartan Dr.

Maumee, OH 43537 USA

Toll Free: 800-537-8990

Email: customerservice@spartanchemical.com

Website: www.spartanchemical.com

Company Officer(s): Stephen H. Swigart, Chairman of the Board & CEO; John W. Swigart, President; Justin W. Black, Chief Financial Officer; J.P. Little, Vice President, Information Technology; Bryan N. Mangum, Vice President, Sales; Donald R. Papenfus, Vice President, Operations; David N. Reed, Vice President, National Accounts; John P. Roemer, Vice President, Supply Chain Management; Cali Sartor, Vice President, Marketing and Advertising; and William J. Schalitz, Vice President, Research & Development

Products: At Spartan Chemical Company, we make clean simple®. We are a recognized leader in cleaning and sanitation solutions for the industrial and institutional market. As a proud U.S. employer, Spartan formulates and manufactures high quality products from its state-of-the-art facility in Maumee, OH, and sells both domestically and internationally through a select network of distribution. Spartan’s products and services are used in building service contractor, education, food service and processing, health care, industrial, lodging/hospitality, and vehicle care markets.


Triple S

2 Executive Park Dr.

Billerica, MA 01862 USA

Phone: 978-667-7900

Email: info@triple-s.com 

Website: www.triple-s.com

Products: Triple S is a member-owned national distribution service and logistics company that provides facility maintenance solutions to healthcare, education, commercial, retail, government, and building service contractor markets.


United Group, The (TUG)

100 S. Pavilion Cir.

West Monroe, LA 71292  USA

Phone: 318-387-9676 x209

Website: www.unitedgroup.com

Products: Member-owned, national sales and marketing organization for independent distributors of jan/san, industrial packaging, foodservice and safety products and equipment. The United Group’s mission is increased market share and profitability for members and suppliers with strong, mutually-beneficial partnerships.


Whisk Products, Inc.

130 Enterprise Dr.

Wentzville, MO 63385  USA

Phone: 636-327-6261

Email: whisk@whiskproducts.com

Website: www.whiskproducts.com

Products: Hand care products such as hand soap, foaming hand soap, and instant hand sanitizers.


Zephyr Manufacturing Company, Inc.

200 Mitchell Rd.

Sedalia, MO 65301  USA

Phone: 660-827-0352

Email: info@zephyrmfg.com

Website: www.zephyrmfg.com

Company Officer(s): R.J. Lindstrom, President

Products: A one-stop source for industrial, institutional and sanitary cleaning tools including wet mops, dust mops, brooms, brushes, handles, mopsticks, sponges, frames, microfiber and squeegees.

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