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BISSELL Acquires Commercial Vacuum Brand Sanitaire

BISSELL Acquires Commercial Vacuum Brand Sanitaire

BISSELL Inc. Acquires Commercial Vacuum Brand Sanitaire
Purchase Expands BISSELL Inc.'s presence in the commercial cleaning space


GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., August 8, 2018 – BISSELL Inc., a leader in floorcare, announced the acquisition of commercial vacuum brand Sanitaire from Electrolux. Sanitaire provides professional customers in North America with a wide range of commercial cleaning equipment, specializing in products for industries including professional cleaning services, hospitality, healthcare, and education.  

“This acquisition is an important, strategic step for BISSELL as we expand our expertise in commercial cleaning, helping commercial businesses achieve the superior level of clean that our customers have come to expect from BISSELL,” said Mike Best, Sr. VP - Sales. “BISSELL Inc. is committed to investing in the future of the Sanitaire business and growing the brand.”

BISSELL Inc. has been a family-owned company for more than 140 years and offers a complete collection of innovative products—from vacuums and carpet deep cleaners to cleaning formulas and sweepers. BISSELL Inc. offers both home and commercial cleaning solutions.

Since 1972, Sanitaire has been a leading brand in providing high-quality and innovative solutions to the commercial cleaning industry. Under BISSELL’s leadership, Sanitaire remains focused on fulfilling the brand promise of delivering products that increase productivity, reduce cost of ownership, and improve the user cleaning experience.

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About BISSELL, Inc.

For 140 years and counting, Michigan-based BISSELL Inc. has developed innovative floor care solutions that make cleaning easier. As the top-selling brand in floor care appliances, based on NPD unit sales, BISSELL understands that fuller lives often mean more messes, and that convenient cleaning tools help us embrace life's messier moments. Now in its fourth generation of family leadership, the company supplies households and businesses across the globe with vacuums, sweepers, carpet-cleaning machines, hard floor cleaners and cleaning formulas. For more on the BISSELL complete line of floor care products, visit

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