Sales: $182 million for 2014.
Key Personnel: Stephen H. Swigart, chairman; John Swigart, president; Jim Lenardson, executive vice president; Scott Libbe, chief financial officer; Justin Black, treasurer; Greg Ford, vice president, sales; Dave Reed, vice president, national accounts; Bill Schalitz, vice president of research and development; Cali Sartor, director of marketing.
Major Products: Chemical specialty maintenance products including a complete line of environmentally preferable products; bio-based products; products for disinfecting and sanitizing, hard floor care, carpet care, restroom care; hand cleaners; deodorants. Spartan’s chemical products and services are used in building service contractor, education, health care, food service and processing, lodging/hospitality, and industrial markets.
New Products: Halt Disinfectant, ecore Aircare System, Clean on the Go Airlift Clear Air Odor Eliminator (with odor encapsulating technology), Lite’n Foamy Captive 18oz. Foamers, Lite’n Foamy Healthcare Personnel Handwash (line extension), Lite’n Foamy Hypoallergenic Handwash (dye and fragrance free), Lite’n Foamy Fruit Burst (line extension), SparClean Coffee & Tea Carafe Destainer, Acid Blend FP (Nitric-Phosphoric blend to be used in craft breweries) Freezer Cleaner FP, Carcass Wash FP, BrewCheck (sanitation program for breweries).
Comments: Spartan Chemical Company has been a leader in the formulation and manufacture of cleaning and sanitation solutions for the I&I market since 1956. One of those markets is craft breweries. For this growing sector, Spartan offers the BrewCheck craft brewery sanitation program.
“When it comes to craft beer, it’s all about the flavor,” said John Swigart, president. “Sanitation is the first step in a great brew process. BrewCheck gives brewers a program that allows them to take control of their flavor profile.”