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About Us

OUR
STORY

Betco® was founded in 1950 by Carl and Ann Betz of Toledo, Ohio. With experience in the distribution industry, the Betzes realized they could provide customers with faster service and higher quality products than distribution suppliers could at the time. With this goal in mind, Carl and Ann established Betco Corporation and entered the cleaning and sanitation industry with two products.

In it’s early years, Betco generated a great deal of interest and successfully acquired 45 distributor partners at their first appearance at the ISSA show in 1954. Betco has grown exponentially and now offers hundreds of chemical and equipment solutions, comprehensive market programs and industry-leading training resources for end users and sales professionals.

Our Mission and Values

We didn’t become a world-class leader in facility solutions overnight. We take the time and energy to listen closely to distributor and end user’s needs in each market. Our mission to create cleaning innovations that matter for healthier environments is based on improving the way facilities approach their cleaning and maintenance programs. This can only be accomplished by manufacturing the very best solutions.

We compete and win through our commitment to our company values:

  • Safety – We emphasize our safety-first culture from beginning to end
  • Innovation – We challenge the status quo
  • Quality – We implement reliable processes to achieve superior results
  • Continuous Improvement – We have a relentless commitment to excellence
  • Accountability – We take ownership
  • Teamwork – We collaborate to achieve outstanding solutions

Why Betco?

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Operational Excellence

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At Betco®, we pride our business on superior operational excellence for our customers. These key factors contribute to our industry-leading performance.

  • One comprehensive manufacturing plant, warehouse and office building that drives innovation. Our cross-functional teams work together in open collaborative environments to tear down the walls of the typical corporate business culture.
  • Significant investments in state-of-the-art computerized manufacturing and robotic packing systems are all monitored by the best-trained team members in the industry.

We Support Your Business

Our experienced and knowledgeable sales support team builds better businesses for our distributor partners and end user customers. Betco sales managers are trained to drive sales growth for distributor businesses by helping them capture new opportunities and assist end users by demonstrating solutions that improve cleaning efficiency and manage costs.

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Sustainable Solutions

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Environmental responsibility is a standard of business at Betco®. We remain committed to reducing our impact on the environment by developing products, programs and procedures that meet and exceed health and environmental certifications. Sustainable solutions from Betco are also highly cost-effective meaning availability for your facility is never in question. The following solutions are some of the highlights of our sustainable program offering:

  • Green Earth® branded product line
  • Smart Restroom System
  • Stealth® Technology
  • Scuff Resistant Technology™ (SRT)
  • Neutral Peroxide Cleaners
  • BioActive Solutions™

Cloud Based Tools

Leveraging the knowledge we’ve gained from our long-standing experience in the industry, we introduced our training platform for Jan San professionals in 2006. Betco® University, a division of the iBet® Facility Resources Suite, offers hands-on training, webinars and tools that increase employee retention and reinforce the knowledge of products, programs and cleaning procedures.

The full iBet Facility Resources Suite is a comprehensive solution that truly enriches the distributor and end user’s businesses beyond what the competition can offer. Made up of the following six programs, iBet allows organizations to critically assess their current cleaning and maintenance programs while offering a detailed plan for cost-reduction and training reinforcement.

  • Betco® University – Online and on-site training program
  • Charter – Custom wall chart program
  • Task – Custom task card program
  • Estimator – Comparative cost analysis program
  • Proposer – Professional proposal-building program
  • Inspector – Custom facility inspection tool