Spartan Selected as 2017 Supplier of the Year by the National Association for the Employment of People Who Are Blind
Spartan Chemical Company, a recognized leader in the formulation and manufacture of sustainable cleaning and sanitation solutions for the industrial and institutional market, announced today that Spartan was selected as the 2017 Supplier of the Year by National Association for the Employment of People Who Are Blind (NAEPB) and National Industries for the Blind (NIB).
This award is presented annually to one supplier from the large business category that has provided quality products or services to the industry in a manner that allows NAEPB and NIB to meet stringent customer demands.
“Spartan Chemical is honored to be recognized by the AbilityOne® program,” said John Swigart, President, Spartan Chemical Company. “We are proud to support them and the good work that they do.”
The award was presented to Spartan at the NIB/NAEPB Training Conference and Expo, held October 4-6, 2017 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Virginia. Spartan was represented by John Schauff, Director of Government Services and Training.
About Spartan Chemical Company
Spartan Chemical Company has been a recognized leader in the formulation and manufacture of sustainable cleaning and sanitation solutions for the industrial and institutional market since 1956. A proud US employer, Spartan manufactures high quality products from its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Maumee, OH and sells both domestically and internationally through a selective network of distribution. Spartan’s chemical products and services are used in building service contractor, education, healthcare, food service and processing, lodging/hospitality, and industrial markets.
The AbilityOne® Program is among the largest sources of employment, on Federal contracts, for individuals who are blind or have significant disabilities in the United States. Established in 1938, the program is administered by the U.S. AbilityOne Commission®, an independent Federal agency, with assistance from National Industries for the Blind (NIB) and SourceAmerica®. At full complement, the Commission is composed of 15 Presidentially-appointed members: 11 who represent Federal agencies and four who are private citizens knowledgeable about the employment challenges faced by people who are blind or have significant disabilities. The Commission is supported by an Arlington, Virginia-based full-time staff, led by a career Senior Executive Service employee.