Sales: $185 million.
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; John Roemer, vice president, supply chain, Bryan Mangum, general sales manager, 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: BNC-15 Disinfectant, SparClean Rinse Aid II (line extension), Stainless Steel Cleaner RTU Handi-Spray, High Performance Alkaline FP, PROmatte Floor Protectant, Diffense Disinfectant, CompuClean Mobile App, GroceryCheck.
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 the biggest news items at the company this year was its new grocery sanitation program, GroceryCheck.
“According to industry research, cleanliness is rated the most important aspect of retail store atmosphere”, said John Swigart, president, Spartan Chemical Company.
“GroceryCheck was designed to make clean simple through a straight forward and comprehensive program that keeps customer safety and satisfaction at the forefront.”