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  • Betco® Represented in Chile

    Nov 15, 2021

    Betco® Chile opened a year and a half ago in Valparaíso, Chile, as an international distributor that exclusively sells Betco products.

    Betco Chile owner and CEO Eduardo Santibañez Burrows first became interested in Betco when a friend showed him Betco floor care products and finish. Today, Eduardo leverages his 35 years of experience together with his team of collaborators at Betco Chile as they sell to clinics, stores, schools, and cleaning enterprises.

    Eduardo attended the New Distributor Sales Rep training on-site in Bowling Green, Ohio, with Commercial Executive Adolfo Soto and Monse Sañtibanez. They were grateful for the opportunity and enjoyed learning more about Betco products and programs, which will help the team with selling.

    We are proud to have Betco represented in South America and value our partnership together. For more information about Betco Chile, click here to visit their brand-new website.

    From left to right: Adolfo Soto, Eduardo Santibañez Burrows, Monse Santibañez

  • Tom Stickels Promoted to Vice President of Field Sales

    Nov 8, 2021

    Betco® is proud to announce the promotion of Tom Stickels to Vice President of Field Sales.

    Previously, Tom served as the Director of Sales for the Southeast region for over 3 years when first hired at Betco in 2018. During that time, Tom demonstrated collaboration, strategic leadership, and end-user ownership skills that have helped him produce best-in-class results. These skills are great assets that will apply to this new role of managing the North American Field Sales Team.

    “I look forward to learning and understanding what our regional managers need in order to win in the field. I’m excited to work with them 1-on-1 to better understand their markets and take back what I learned to corporate to enhance our solutions,” Tom said.

    Congratulations, Tom!

  • Betco® Awarded Growth Achievement Award

    Oct 11, 2021

    We are proud to be honored with the 2021 Growth Achievement Award from Network Distribution.

    Our ability to meet the demand of COVID-19 pandemic-related products during unprecedented and challenging times led to this supplier award. Our priority during this pandemic has been offering our customers proven and high-quality cleaning supplies in order to stay safe and healthy.

    As we reflect on the past year and a half, we would like to thank our team members for being diligent and hardworking in order to meet the demand and serve our customers. Thank you to our customers for supporting us for over 70 years.

    A huge thank you to Network Distribution for this distinguished honor. Previously, Betco won the 2020 Rising Star award from Network Distribution.

  • 3 New Opportunities for On-Demand Training

    Oct 5, 2021

    Betco® has 3 NEW on-demand training modules with a plethora of information and expertise to take your skillset to the next level. Floor Care – VCT, Basic Chemistry Knowledge, and Skin Care modules are now live and free for everyone to take.

    Floor Care – LVT

    • One of the first things people notice about a facility is the condition of the floors. Learn more about different floor finishes, strippers, maintenance processes, and the life cycle of floor care.

    Basic Chemistry Knowledge

    • Basic chemistry is important when it comes to effectively using cleaning products. Learn more about the pH scale, detergent components and properties, and types of cleaners.

    Skin Care

    • Hand hygiene is an extremely important part of creating a safe, healthy facility. Learn more about proper hand hygiene practices and Betco’s line of soaps, sanitizers, and dispensers.

    Our online training programs are a great way to stay informed and up-to-date with Betco products, best practices, and OSHA- and/or employer-mandated training. Head over to our digital course library to view our complete collection and contact us with any questions.

     

  • Betco® Hires New Chief Information Officer

    Oct 4, 2021

    Betco® is proud to announce that Dan Petrie has joined the Information Technology (IT) team as Chief Information Officer (CIO). He leads the IT team and is responsible for the overall IT strategy, functions, services, and digital transformation. Dan has a passion for building diverse technology teams with a focus of adding value to customers across multiple channels and leveraging technology to drive efficiency and scale.

    Dan comes to Betco after serving 16 years at a Standard and Poor’s 500 company, where he was vice president and responsible for all IT services. Dan led the Robotics Process Automation program and development of the company’s proprietary Asset Management system.

    As a Toledo native, Dan received his Bachelor of Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Toledo. He is a former varsity basketball referee who now enjoys watching his children cheer, dance, and play sports. Welcome to Betco, Dan!

  • Betco® Fight Bac™ RTU Eliminates SARS-CoV-2 in 1 Minute

    Sep 28, 2021

    Help stop the spread of infection with Fight Bac™ RTU and Betco®. With cold and flu season around the corner, and the continued threat of the coronavirus pandemic, our line of disinfectants helps maintain healthy facilities. Fight Bac RTU is a broad spectrum anti-bacterial disinfectant spray that is now approved by Health Canada to be effective against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in only 1 minute.

    In the United States, Fight Bac RTU is approved by the EPA to kill SARS-CoV-2 in 1 minute. It is featured on List N, which contains a list of EPA-recommended products that are proven to kill the SARS-CoV-2 virus, kill a similar virus, or kill a harder-to-kill virus. Fight Bac RTU also works against other illness-causing bacteria, viruses, and fungi, including TB, Staph aureus, Salmonella, Pseudomonas, and E-coli.

    Fight Bac RTU is the ideal disinfectant for hard, nonporous surfaces in hospitals, nursing homes, schools, and hotels. Its high-quality formula is able to cut through a variety of soils, including grease and filth, with a quick dry time.

    To view our complete COVID-19 product guide, please click here.

  • Stand Out as a Healthy Facility

    Aug 3, 2021

    A shield that reads Your facility will stand out as one of the safest and cleanest facilities out there when you participate in Betco® Enhanced Facility Disinfection (EFD) program! The newest addition to the program is the Betco Advanced Clean Facility static clings to signify a facility uses proper cleaning and disinfection practices.

    These clings can be displayed on:

    • Interior and exterior glass
    • Windows
    • Mirrors
    • Glass surfaces

    To qualify for these FREE static clings, facilities must use Betco disinfectant products and follow the EFD program steps. Products include Betco wipes, ready-to-use, or concentrates. A downloadable table tent and poster are also available to help communicate to customers that they can trust your facility has a high standard for cleaning.

    Click here to learn more about the EFD program and to sign up for more information about the new Betco Advanced Clean Facility addition.

  • Don’t Slip Up on Training

    Aug 3, 2021

    A person falling to the floor with a caution wet floor sign placed.According to the National Safety Council, slips and falls are the primary cause of lost days from work and lead as the number 1 cause for an emergency room visit. Being aware of potential hazards in the workplace is required to prevent slips and falls.

    Our brand-new Slip and Fall Prevention training module will walk you through the ins and outs of slip and fall accidents including:

    • Common causes
    • Accident avoidance strategies
    • Cleanup procedures
    • Emergency response procedures
    • Litigation

    This module presents information in a new, modern format with multiple interactive capabilities. It is FREE and available for EVERYONE to take by clicking here to log in/register, or use the iBet® app on any smart device. 

    8/16/2021 Update: The Spanish version of the Slip and Fall Prevention module is now available. Click here

  • Easy Button for Legally Required OSHA Training

    Jul 13, 2021

    In the U.S., every job site with potential exposure to infectious materials MUST train their employees on the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standard BY LAW.

    Our recently updated learning module provides a simple, turnkey solution for this mandatory training!

    • Covers safety and preparation, universal precautions, protective practices, exposure, OSHA requirements, and more!
    • NEW modern format engages users with interactive features, videos, and bonus resources
    • FREE for everyone

    To take the module on desktop, click here to log in/register, or use the iBet® app on any smart device. 

  • 2 New 1-Min. Kill Claims: COVID-19 Virus

    Jun 15, 2021

    Betco® label claims continue to be upgraded in response to the ongoing need for effective cleaning and disinfection. Most recently, both Pine Quat and pH7Q disinfectants have been granted EPA approval for a 1-minute contact time kill claim specifically for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

    While each of these disinfectants previously appeared on EPA List N based on the Emerging Viral Pathogens Policy and efficacy against harder-to-kill adenovirus, they are now scientifically proven against the actual SARS-CoV-2 virus. Supporting lab data based on performance criteria—including product application, surface type, contact time, reproducibility, and consistency of results—has been accepted and approved by the EPA, earning us the official claim.

    In addition to killing SARS-CoV-2, Pine Quat and pH7Q also:

    • Kill over 55 other viruses, bacteria, and fungi
    • Disinfect, clean, and deodorize in 1 easy, labor-saving step
    • Have a neutral pH so will not attack floor finish
    • Do not leave a film or dull surfaces

    To view our Comprehensive COVID-19 Product Guide, please click here

  • NEW for Grouted Floors: Filthy to Flawless

    Jun 4, 2021

    Ask anyone in the industry which floors are THE MOST DIFFICULT to keep clean, and most would say grouted stone and tile . . . until now.

    Betco® Stone, Tile, and Grout (STG) turns back the clock on grimy, stained floors and keeps them looking legitimately brand new.

    The program's heavy hitters include:
    • Deep cleaners suited to specific soils and floor types
    • Daily-use STG Cleaner with barrier-forming Easy Clean Technology
    • STG Penetrating Sealer with 25% more wear over the competition

    This program is THE power play for pristine, protected floors. Click here to learn more.

  • NOW AVAILABLE: Worker Safety Module

    Jun 3, 2021

    With the ongoing labor shortage, it's more important than ever to protect the most valuable asset for any company in the commercial cleaning industry: their workforce. The most cost-effective way to do that is with safety training.

    Our NEW Betco U Worker Safety module provides the tools needed to perform cleaning and maintenance duties in accordance with today's safety standards.

    • Covers chemical and equipment safety, injury prevention, accident response, and more
    • Modern, engaging format exceeds learners' expectations
    • FREE for distributors and end users alike

    To take the module on desktop, click here to log in/register, or use the iBet® app on any smart device!

  • New FiberPRO® Air Mover Provides BIG Air Flow

    Apr 8, 2021

    Effective immediately, the new FiberPRO® air mover (E89968-00) will replace the current unit (E85507-00), still boasting:

    • 3 speeds
    • 3 operating positions
    • Integrated handle with cord wrap

    Plus, the new air mover's daisy-chain capability makes it more convenient than ever to supercharge air flow with multiple units and dry any floor fast!

    To learn more, please click here, or click here to download the new info sheet.

  • NEW Mobile FastPak™: Precise Dosing . . . Anywhere!

    Mar 25, 2021

    FastPak™ provides accurate, on-the-go dilution control for chemical concentrates without water hookups, maintenance, or messy dosing bottles. Plus, it provides significant savings over expensive liquid pods and pouches!

    • Simple: Easy to use, no training required
    • Precise: Accurately measure ¼–3 oz.
    • Safe: Reduce spills and splashes
    • Value: Save with concentrates and eliminate overdosing

    Our strongest cleaning power in our smallest pack, the FastPak kit (92535F6-00) contains:

    To learn more, watch a video, or calculate end use costs, please click here

  • Another Module in Our Game-Changing New Format (This One Legally Required!)

    Mar 15, 2021

    Each employer with hazardous chemicals present in the workplace—including distributors and end users—must comply with the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, and sometimes, leadership has no idea where to start for the mandated training

    Betco® is proud to solve this pain point quickly and easily with our NEW OSHA Hazard Communication Standard on-demand training module!

    • Brand new GAME-CHANGING FORMAT
    • FREE for anyone and everyone
    • Entirely fulfills the training requirement for both distribution AND cleaning professionals

    To take the module on desktop, click here to log in/register, or use the iBet® app on any smart device! Need registration help? Click here to download instructions!!

    4/15/2021 Update: The Spanish version of OSHA Hazard Communication Standard module is now available. Click here.

  • COVID-19 Disinfectant News

    Mar 1, 2021

    Betco® has exciting news regarding 2 of our products on EPA List N, disinfectants recommended for use against the virus that causes COVID-19. 

    Quat-Stat™ 5 has officially been PROVEN to kill SARS-CoV-2! While Quat-Stat 5 has appeared on List N since January 2020, its inclusion was previously based on efficacy against against a harder-to-kill pathogen (norovirus). Data from testing in EPA-approved labs now confirms, however, that this alkaline disinfectant is effective against the actual isolated virus that causes COVID-19 in just 1 minute. 

    In addition to killing SARS-CoV-2, Quat-Stat 5 also:

    • Kills 35+ other viruses, bacteria, and fungi 
    • Offers excellent cleaning and deodorizing performance
    • Is extremely economical, with a dilution ratio of 1:256

    GE Fight Bac™ RTUwhich also appears on EPA List N—has now been approved for 1-minute soft surface sanitization, in addition to hard surface disinfection against 25+ viruses, bacteria, and fungi! Remember, while soft surfaces like pillows and couches cannot be disinfected, they can be sanitized to create a safer, healthier environment. GE Fight Bac RTU is also:

    To view our Comprehensive COVID-19 Product Guide, please click here

  • Game-Changing New Format! The Best Online Training in the Industry

    Feb 26, 2021

    Using the latest e-learning technologies, we're upgrading our on-demand training 1 module at a time, starting with Restroom Sanitation! Check out the NEW . . .

    • Interactive content
    • Engaging videos
    • Knowledge checks
    • Immersive course structure

    . . . all designed to coach distributor teams and cleaning staff on industry-leading procedures and products for restroom cleaning and maintenance.

    Click here to log in or register and take the module! All of our SCORM-compliant training modules are also available via the iBet® app.

  • Streamlined Clario® Custom Dispenser Label Program

    Feb 17, 2021

    COVID-19 halted our ability to process orders involving custom logos for touch-free and manual Clario® dispensers in early 2020.

    Now, distributors and end customers alike can work directly with Century Label to secure custom, brand-building labels that have been tested and approved for durability and appearance on the following dispensers:

    Click here to download the program details. 

  • New Disinfectant Selector Guide

    Feb 5, 2021

    Now, it's easier than ever to pinpoint the perfect disinfectant for any application! Answer a few simple questions, and our disinfectant selector guide will pick the best product for you, taking into account:

    • Preferred format (ready to use, concentrate, or wipe)
    • Primary application (e.g., restrooms, high-touch surfaces)
    • List N requirement
    • Food contact surface disinfection
    • Soft surface sanitization
    • And more!

    Click here to get started.

  • Expanded NSF Food Service Certification

    Feb 4, 2021

    We stand behind the quality of our products. That's why Betco® has recently invested in new NSF food service certifications. What does that mean exactly?

    • A highly respected, independent third party has confirmed that these products are suitable for their intended uses. 
    • They have undergone extensive toxicology assessment.
    • They comply with food safety schemes.

    From dish detergent to degreaser, these 16 products have been rigorously tested and proven safe to use in food and beverage processing and food service establishments.

    GE Fight Bac™ RTU Disinfectant  Symplicity™ Sanibet™ SanitizerGreen Earth® DT7 Drain Maintainer  Symplicity™ High Temp Rinse Aid

      Symplicity In-Sync Hand Dishwashing Detergent Symplicity Tilly® Hand Dishwashing DetergentFlatware Presoak Symplicity All Temp Machine Detergent 
    Symplicity Pinnacle PresoakSymplicity L-S-R DelimerDeep Freeze Cold Room CleanerOven Jell Oven and Grill Cleaner
    HD High Foam Chlorinated DegreaserLiquid Chisel Max Non-Butyl DegreaserE2 Antibacterial Foaming Skin CleanserE3 Alcohol Free Foaming Sanitizer

    To learn more about these Betco products, please click the product names or images above. To explore all warewashing products, please click here.

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