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  • Announcing Our Participation in 2020 Virtual Trade Shows!

    Oct 09, 2020

    We here at Betco® are thrilled to announce that we will be exhibiting at 2 upcoming virtual trade shows: Building Service Contractors Association International (BSCAI) Contracting Success+, taking place October 14–15 and 21–22, and International Sanitary Supply Association (ISSA) North America, taking place November 16–19. 

    These first-of-their-kind virtual events will allow communities within the cleaning industry to come together to discover, learn, and network, while still ensuring the health and safety of participants. We believe that attendance of both events—known for showcasing some of the latest and greatest janitorial/sanitation technologies, products, and programs—will play a critical role in the coming year as we all strategize and adapt to a new future. 

    Well attended by distributors, end users, building service contractors (BSCs), and manufacturers, ISSA Show North America is the largest industry cleaning show in the world, intended to “improve the way the world views cleaning worldwide.”

    Contracting Success+ Virtual Experience builds upon the mission of BSCAI as premier a resource specifically for owners of contract cleaning businesses who want to grow themselves, their employees, and their companies.

    Cleaning and maintenance are more challenging now than ever before, but we're to help. Let's make a plan to tackle your challenges together at our virtual booths.

  • Same Industry-Leading Training, Fresh New Look

    Oct 02, 2020

    Cleaning and maintenance is more complex today than ever before, but training doesn't have to be.

    Now with streamlined online and on-site training pages, it's even easier for busy sales and cleaning professionals to leverage our expertise in saving time and money—but most importantly—making facilities safer and healthier.

    To access the new Betco U pages:

    1. Click "Resources" in the red ribbon at the top of our website on desktop (or in the hamburger menu on mobile).
    2. Hover over "Betco U Training" in the dropdown (tap on mobile).
    3. Select "On-Site" or "Online."

    Online

    • Self paced
    • Highly interactive with quizzes
    • 36 courses and counting
    • Sort by latest or most popular and filter by learning path or language

    Click here to explore the digital course library.

    On-Site

    • Expert led
    • Classroom and hands-on learning
    • 9 courses and counting
    • Sort by course type and filter by audience

    Click here to browse the on-site course catalog.

  • Fight Bac™ RTU Officially Kills SARS-CoV-2 in Only 1 Minute

    Sep 11, 2020

    Fight Bac™ RTU is our second disinfectant to receive EPA approval on a SARS-CoV-2 kill claim!

    Data from testing on SARS-CoV-2 in EPA-approved labs confirms that Fight Bac RTU kills the virus that causes COVID-19 in just 1 minute, while nearly all others on List N have only demonstrated efficacy against a harder-to-kill virus or similar human coronavirus.

    In addition to killing SARS-CoV-2, Fight Bac RTU also:

    • Kills TB, HBV, HAV, HCV, staph, salmonella, and pseudomonas.
    • Meets requirements of the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standard.
    • Quickly cuts grease, cleans, disinfects, and deodorizes hard surfaces.
    Fight Bac RTU is currently available in gallons, drums, and quarts, though quarts do carry an extended lead time of 3 weeks (as of September 11, 2020). To connect to order, please click here and fill out the online form. 
  • DSRs: Conquer Laundry and Warewashing with New Training Modules!

    Sep 09, 2020

    Laundry and warewashing are high-opportunity adjuncts to existing janitorial accounts and can have a huge impact on distributors' bottom lines. Gaps in technical expertise, however, can make diversification into these notoriously complex markets difficult.

    Distributor sales reps can now bridge the gaps with 2 new learning modules!

    Located in the What's New Learning Path, these modules can be taken on a smart device using the iBet® app or on a desktop by logging on to Resources.

    On-Premise Laundry: 3 Must-Follow RulesFood Service Manual Solutions
  • Leaders in Floor Care Since the Start

    Aug 24, 2020

    Floor care has always been a competency for Betco®, even all the way back in 1957.

    70th Anniversary: Floor Care from Betco Corporation on Vimeo.

  • WEBINAR SERIES: Preparing Schools for a Safe Return

    Aug 17, 2020

    Betco® has provided our customers with expert knowledge to reopen schools safely in a new 3-part webinar series that incorporates recommended procedures and processes with CDC guidelines and examples of their practical application to address:

    • Reducing the spread of COVID-19
    • Maintaining healthy environments
    • Maintaining health operations and preparing for when someone gets sick

    Click here to learn more and watch the webinars now.

  • New Compact Countertop Size: Advanced Alcohol Foaming Hand Sanitizer

    Aug 07, 2020

    We know that each market and end use customer have different needs to achieve a clean environment, which is why Betco® is now offering our most trusted foaming sanitizer in a new 500-mL size to fit, well, everywhere!

    • Adaptability: Ideal for use on countertops in every facility type and staying safe on the go!
    • Availability: In stock and ready to ship starting August 24!
    • Highly effective: 70% ethyl alcohol-based formula kills 99.999% of germs in as little as 15 seconds.

    Click here to learn more about Foaming Alcohol Hand Sanitizer, and click here to pre-order today!

  • List N Disinfectant News

    Jul 31, 2020

    Betco® has exciting news regarding 2 of our disinfectants!

    Triforce

    Triforce, which has appeared on the EPA's List N since March 3, 2020, is now among the very first disinfectants to receive EPA approval on a SARS-CoV-2 kill claim.

    Data from testing on SARS-CoV-2 in EPA-approved labs confirms that Triforce kills the virus that causes COVID-19 in just 3 minutes, while nearly all others on List N have only demonstrated efficacy against a harder-to-kill virus or similar human coronavirus.

    In addition to killing SARS-CoV-2, Triforce also:

    • Kills 40+ other viruses and bacteria
    • Controls fungus, mold, and mildew
    • Doubles as a soft-surface sanitizer

    Triforce is currently available in the FastDraw® format. Click here to learn more.

    Glybet™ III

    Recently added to the EPA's List N and now recommended for use against SARS-CoV-2Glybet™ III is a ready-to-use aerosol disinfectant that is ideal for general areas, as well as bathrooms, showers, and fixtures.

    This product prevents mold and mildew and kills 14 viruses, bacteria, and fungi, including:

    • Tuberculosis
    • Influenza A and B virus
    • HIV-1
    • Salmonella
    • Pseudomonas
    • Staphylococcus
    • VRE
    • MRSA

    Glybet III is also currently available. Click here to learn more.

  • See How Far We've Come to Create Who We Are Today

    Jul 29, 2020

    An obsessive focus on improvement, investment, and innovation...for 7 decades, THAT'S BETCO®.

    70th Anniversary: That's Betco® from Betco Corporation on Vimeo.

  • NEW Self-Contained Hand Sanitizer: Overcome Dispenser Challenges

    Jul 13, 2020

    Countless facilities, particularly schools, are required to make sanitizer available in every room. In the face of a dwindling dispenser supply, ensure these mandates can be met with NEW Foaming Alcohol Hand Sanitizer.

    You WILL miss out if you don't pre-order this product NOW.

    • Availability: Don't wait for dispensers that will not come. Betco® is ready to ship 600,000 bottles of this dispenser-less sanitizer in the next 30 days.
    • Premium formulation: The richest, most luxurious foam on the market, repeated use leaves skin feeling better, not worse.
    • USA-made quality: Give peace of mind with a product made in the USA with safe, well-regulated ingredients.

    Shipping July 27, this stand-alone product is available in:

    • 24 - 7 oz. Aerosol Cans
    • 80 cases/pallet

    Click here to learn more about Foaming Alcohol Hand Sanitizer, and click here to pre-order today, before it's too late!

  • Online Training Modules Roundup

    Jul 10, 2020

    To kick off the second half of the year, we have gathered all the new and newly updated Betco® U learning modules from the first half of 2020.

    Located in the What's New or ¡Qué hay de nuevo! learning paths, each can be taken on a smart device using the iBet® app or on a desktop by logging on to Resources.

    Disinfection BasicsSmart Tools™ Enhanced Facility Disinfection (English and Spanish)Slip and Fall Prevention
    GeneSys™ Mid-Size Auto ScrubberElevate™ Multiple Surface System (English and Spanish)
    Elevate™ Multiple Surface System Procedures
    MRO 360 Industrial Manufacturing
  • Disinfectants You Can Trust: Proven Over 70 Years

    Jun 25, 2020

    What makes Betco® so expertly equipped to provide disinfectants and other tools for safe environments in a post-COVID-19 world?

    It's simple, we've been doing it now for 70 years. Learn more in the next installment of our 70th anniversary series!

    70th Anniversary Mini Video Series - Part 4: Disinfectants from Betco Corporation on Vimeo.

  • Betco® Launches List N Disinfectant Drum Deal Promotion

    Jun 19, 2020

    As economic reopening proceeds amid ongoing COVID-19 concerns, Betco® continues to prioritize fueling virus relief efforts. The latest in a series of initiatives to maximize the supply of products needed to combat SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, Betco has introduced a promotion for drums of new List N disinfectant GE Fight Bac™ RTU.

    Through the end of July, customers who purchase 3 drums of GE Fight Bac RTU disinfectant will receive a fourth drum for free.

    Each drum contains 55 gallons of ready-to-use disinfectant, equivalent to 220 quarts, that can be dispensed into quart bottles with a trigger sprayer, along with multiple other application devices, including pump-up and electrostatic sprayers. 

    Not only do promotion participants receive a savings of 25%, but they also receive the peace of mind that accompanies adequate stock levels and ability to provide disinfectants to safeguard their communities.

    To learn more about the GE Fight Bac RTU Drum Deal, please click here.

  • NEW Disinfectant Meets EPA's List N and DfE Requirements

    Jun 05, 2020

    GE Fight Bac™ RTU, the newest disinfectant from Betco®, uses citric acid without harsh chemicals to disinfect with the environment in mind.

    • Meets criteria for use against SARS-CoV-2
    • Certified by EPA’s Design for the Environment
    • Hospital grade efficacy
    • Can be used as food-contact sanitizer

    This 1-step, no-rinse disinfectant is available in:

    • 4 1-gallon bottles 5-gallon pails
    • 12 32-ounce bottles
    • 275-gallon disposable totes

    Click here to learn more.

  • Toledo Industry History

    May 28, 2020

    Have you ever wondered why so many industrial cleaning chemical manufacturers are in the Toledo, OH, area? Find out in the next installment of our 70th anniversary series!

    70th Anniversary Mini Video Series - Part 3: Toledo Industry History from Betco Corporation on Vimeo.

  • Reopening Infection-Free Facilities with Betco®

    May 05, 2020

    As facilities begin to reopen amid ongoing COVID-19 concerns, advanced disinfection services will serve as the keystone of success for public health and economic outcomes.

    The new  Smart Tools™ Enhanced Facility Disinfection Program provides the framework and confidence to ensure healthy facilities needed by in-house and contract cleaners during and beyond this crucial period.

    Combining evidence-based infection control strategies supported by agencies such as the CDC, EPA, and FDA with tactics to put the minds of facility leadership and occupants at ease, this 5-step program is the ultimate weapon against infectious diseases.

    1. Site Assessment and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    2. The Right Application Method and Disinfectant
    3. Proper Infection Control Procedures
    4. Critical Touch Points
    5. Documentation of Tasks Performed

    Click here to learn more about the program.

  • Earth Day All-Year Commitment

    Apr 22, 2020

    Grease Trap Jars

    As our ongoing 70th anniversary celebration coincides with Earth Day, we proudly remember Green Earth® dilution control as the start of our sustainability promise.

    Because we are always looking ahead to invest in new technologies, that sustainability promise has culminated today in a state-of-the-art plant for the fermentation of microbes used in eco-friendly cleaning products. Since we control the fermentation process from start to finish, the result is higher-quality strains of bacteria in our Green Earth BioActive Solutions™ line.

    How does microbial cleaning work, and how does it promote sustainability? Read the infographic below to find out!

     
  • Hit the Contact Cleaning Jackpot with New Smart Tools™

    Feb 28, 2020

    Building Service Contractors account for 30% of sales across the commercial cleaning industry. Both contract cleaners and the distributors who service them can win more business with the new Smart Tools™ program from Betco®, a toolbox of targeted solutions guaranteed to produce the results BSCs need to be successful.


    By reducing account turnover and increasing customer satisfaction, Smart Tools addresses contract cleaners' pain points and adds value to their businesses with a combination of:

    • High-performing cleaning and maintenance products
    • Innovative equipment and service
    • iBet®, the industry's best learning and development platform

    Whether office, grocery, retail, education, or industrial, Betco helps BSCs enhance the health and cleanliness of every facility. Click here to learn more.

  • Learn About the History of Cleaning

    Feb 26, 2020

    Part of our 70th anniversary visual series, this timeline explores the development of cleaning agents from ancient times to the modern day.

    History of Cleaning Infographic

  • Your Leg up for LVT and All Alternate Flooring Types

    Jan 27, 2020

    Elevate™ Multiple Surface System maintains, protects, and extends the life of alternate flooring types, like LVT, UP TO 25% with only 3 products!


    Reinforce neutral cleaner and protectant continually repairs abrasions in the wear layer with daily use but does not build up on the surface, keeping floors cleaner longer.

    Rescue finish available in Gloss and  TruMatte boasts best-in-class adhesion to provide the ultimate protection for the wear layer against the ravages of everyday use.

    Highly effective Recover finish remover is proven safe for use on all no/low-maintenance floors without any risk of discoloration*, and it reduces labor.

    Elevate is the ONLY SOLUTION YOU NEED to catapult LVT, vinyl tile, linoleum, rubber, and laminate floors to the next level. Click here to learn more.

    *When used as directed
  • Cheers to 70 Years

    Jan 24, 2020

    70th Anniversary Mini Video Series - Part 1 from Betco Corporation on Vimeo.

  • The Scrubber You've Been Waiting for

    Jan 21, 2020

    The official launch of our new mid-size walk-behind auto scrubber series marks the GeneSys™ of a new era!

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    The next generation of cleaning systems, GeneSys performs cleaning and project work at staggering speeds with previously unimaginable ease and cost-efficiency, thanks to:

    Best-in-Class Performance Specifications
    • 33% more horsepower*
    • 36% more RPMs*
    • 50% more down pressure**

    Smart, Problem-Solving Technologies
    SoliChem™: First-ever on-board solid chemical dispensing system reduces chemical costs up to 80%
    EfficiencyIQ™: Smart, labor-saving program automatically selects the most efficient settings to maximize daily cleaning productivity
    Fortify™: Suite of asset-protection features and technologies reduce the cost of ownership while extending machine life

     

    With this unveiling, the game has officially changed. Click here to learn more about THE scrubber everyone will want. 

    *Versus leading disk scrubber competitor
    **Versus leading disk and orbital scrubber competitors
  • NEW VersiFect™ Does It All

    Dec 03, 2019

    The unparalleled versatility of new peroxide-based, non-toxic VersiFect™ simplifies cleaning to save on labor time and cost!

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    • Versatile uses: Disinfects, cleans, and deodorizes
    • Versatile kill claims: 13 organisms with 10-minute contact time
    • Versatile surfaces: Safe on most non-porous surfaces, including equipment

     

    Don't just disinfect . . . VersiFect! Click here to learn more about this hospital-grade disinfectant. 

  • Alleviate Squeeze Tube Laundry Dispenser Woes...

    Nov 11, 2019

    Evoclean...by offering a dispensing system without squeeze tubes!

    New EvoClean laundry dispensing system has no squeeze tubes and reduces cost of ownership by:
    • Eliminating expensive maintenance
    • Minimizing end-user down time
    • Improving chemical dosing accuracy
    • Curtailing rewash and reclaiming
    • Reporting key performance metrics

    Ready to leverage Evoclean to ensure linens are ever-clean? Click here to learn more.

  • The Best Online Training in the Industry Is Getting Even Better

    Sep 11, 2019

    Training is an essential component of the Betco® total solutions bundle and an integral part of our mission to deliver Professional Performance, Everyday. We strive to deliver the most up-to-date and engaging training content for all our customers.

    OSHA Safety and Health Training is required by law for a majority of users of Betco products, and we are excited to unveil our new OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen video, which is also available in Spanish.

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    Don't forget, the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Learning Module on Betco U has also been updated. Log in on your desktop here or access via the iBet® app.

    Don't have iBet® yet? Download it from the App Store or Google Play today!