SoftBank Partners With NISSCO

July 30, 2020

National Independent Sanitary Supply Companies (NISSCO) LLC has added SoftBank Robotics as a new preferred supplier to its distributor-member organization.

As part of the agreement, SoftBank’s autonomous vacuum sweeper, Whiz, will be made available to all NISSCO-member distributors.

“As the janitorial supply and service industry continues to transform, SoftBank Robotics’ innovative approach to automate repetitive tasks in the commercial real estate space reflects a shared vision and understanding of the needs of building services contractors, property owners, and building managers to improve both their service and financial performance of building maintenance requirements and budgets,” said Chad MacDonald, NISSCO chairman. 

National Independent Sanitary Supply Companies (NISSCO) is an association of more than 250 distributors of janitorial and maintenance supplies throughout North America. NISSCO represents in excess of US$2 billion in group purchases and negotiates advantaged contracts, pricing, and revenue streams for its members with more than 100 manufacturers. For more information, visit

About SoftBank
SoftBank Robotics is a San Francisco, California-based manufacturer of autonomous vacuum sweepers and other robotic cleaning equipment. For more information, visit