Tennant Co.’s Mission to Create Cleaner,
For more than 135 Years, Tennant Co., Minneapolis, has been dedicated to
designing, manufacturing and marketing solutions in non-residential floor
care. Most recently, the company has focused on environmental support and
sustainability by developing products that consume and dispose of fewer
natural resources and chemicals. As part of its vision of creating a
cleaner, safer world, the company established five environmental standards
that are: conservation of natural resources, decreases in detergent waste,
increases in safety qualities, minimal impact to air quality and reduction
Recently, Tennant Co. introduced the Tennant T5 and
Nobles Speed Scrub automatic scrubbers with FaST in addition to the Tennant
R14 and Nobles Strive Rider dual-technology carpet cleaners with
ReadySpace. Both FaST and ReadySpace technologies are recognized throughout
the commercial cleaning industry for meeting the company’s
environmental standards. In addition, Tennant Co.’s cleaning solution
• Internal combustion rider machines dropped emissions
by more than 90 percent since 2000.
• FaST foam scrubbing technology uses 70 percent less
water and 90 percent less detergent.
• FaST-PAK packaging eliminates chemical
• ReadySpace engineering uses less water, yet allows
more frequent cleaning of carpeted area for lower potential of allergens
• EcoAdvantage coatings are the safest, most
VOC-compliant with less solvent used,
evaporation and potential contamination.
• Commercial vacuums operate at OSHA-
• 17 machines that support Leadership in Energy and
Environmental Design certification.
The company markets
coatings for protecting, repairing and upgrading concrete floors in
addition to equipment for maintaining surface in industrial, commercial and
outdoor environments under the Tennant and Nobles brands. Headquartered in
Minneapolis, the company has manufacturing operations in Holland, Mich.,
the Netherlands, United Kingdom and China. — Tennant Co., 701 North Lilac Drive, P.O. Box 1452;
Minneapolis, Minn. 55440; 800/553-8033; www.tennantco.com.