Innovation Award Spotlights

Prepare to be impressed.

The ISSA Innovation Awards Program recognizes honorees in a multitude of categories such as commercial, institutional, and residential cleaning. These progressive solutions address key challenges industry professionals are trying to solve in their daily operations.

Simple Check by Core America

Simple Check™ is an app that utilizes QR codes and cleaning-industry checklists to log disinfecting task completion, monitor and validate cleaning efforts, and simplify reporting and log keeping. Whether you are overseeing the cleaning operations or are a frontline team member, the brand-new Simple Check app will save you time, improve quality, and give your customers the peace-of-mind they expect. For company information on this innovative product, visit here.

Dial Professional

Dial Complete® Clean + Gentle™ Antibacterial Foaming Hand Wash effectively and gently cleanses skin. This foaming hand wash hydrates and cares for skin as it cleans. It is free from unwanted ingredients — it is free from dyes, parabens, phthalates, silicones and Sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS)/ Sodium laureth sulfate (SLES). The pH balanced and vegan formula leaves skin looking and feeling hydrated and healthy. Dial Complete® Clean + Gentle™ Antibacterial Foaming Hand Wash is hypoallergenic, and dermatologist tested. Dial® is the number one doctor recommended antibacterial soap brand: this foaming hand wash kills 99.99% of bacteria encountered in away-from-home settings. For company information, visit here.

Force of Nature PRO

NEW Force of Nature Pro is the all-in-one cleaner, deodorizer and disinfectant with no harmful chemicals.

Say goodbye to bleach, quats and every other toxic cleaning chemical. Force of Nature is a portable appliance that uses electricity to convert tap water, plus a capsule of salt, water and vinegar, into a multi-purpose cleaner, deodorizer, EPA registered sanitizer and disinfectant that kills 99.9% of germs. Force of Nature’s hero ingredient is Hypochlorous Acid, which has the germ-killing power of bleach without the harmful chemicals, fumes or residues. It’s proven in 3rd party testing to be just as effective as the top cleaning brands.

Force of Nature is on the EPA's List N and our registration number is 93040-1. It is Green Seal certified and allows you to completely eliminate single-use plastic bottles. For more information, visit here.


PurePlunge disposable sanitary plunger guards are specially engineered to keep your toilet plunger clean, preventing contamination and cross-contamination by shielding your plunger from germs, trapping and containing them for simple disposal. Visit here for more information.

PROFECT®HP Rapid Hydrogen Peroxide Disinfectant by Spartan

Profect HP is an innovative product by the Spartan Chemical Company, and provides rapid disinfection on a variety of hard, non-porous surfaces. Featuring patented, high-speed hydrogen peroxide, Profect HP kills the most common pathogens in 60 seconds. Short, realistic contact times ensure efficacy and compliance for on-the-go disinfecting. Ideal for daily use on high-touch surfaces and high-traffic areas, Profect HP is available in a convenient, ready-to-use quart.

Fast acting and effective, yet safe and easy to use, Profect HP is infection prevention made simple™. This product will be launched at ISSA Show North America, but be sure to visit here for all of the company’s innovative products.

Tork, an Essity Brand

Clean hands and surfaces save lives in healthcare. Tork®, the global leading professional hygiene brand has developed two free interactive training tools to address critical hygiene needs of infection control, healthcare, and environmental services (EVS) professionals.

Together, industry recognized Tork Clean Hands Training and Tork Interactive Clean Hospital Training help hospitals address the 50% of people who worry a lack of proper hospital hygiene might expose them to antimicrobial resistant germs and the 90% who believe increased cleaning and sanitizing in healthcare facilities is important.

R-Zero Systems

R-Zero’s flagship product, Arc, is an IoT-enabled, whole-room UV-C disinfection device. Arc's hospital-grade power destroys over 99.99% of surface and airborne pathogens in a 1000 square foot room in just seven minutes, with no chemicals or added labor.

Learn more about Arc here.

Kimberly-Clark Professional

Scott® 24 Hour Sanitizing Wipes, engineered with Kimberly-Clark's proprietary base sheet technology in combination with the company's patent-protected durable antimicrobial coating, kill 99.9% of bacteria, even after multiple touches. Scott® 24 Hour Sanitizing Wipes provide disinfection of bacteria and viruses such as E.coli, S. aureus, SARS-CoV-2 the virus that causes COVID-19, influenza A virus (H1N1), and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), and are part of the EPA List N: Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV-2.

Aspire Software

Aspire is a comprehensive, cloud-based business management platform designed to help janitorial contractors centralize all their company’s data and operations in a single solution. Instead of relying on multiple spreadsheets and disconnected systems, contractors can manage every aspect of their business in one place. Everything from sales and estimating to scheduling, quality control, mobile timekeeping, invoicing, and more is handled within the Aspire platform—and can be reported on from within the software as well. By eliminating the need for manual processes and disconnected systems, Aspire empowers users with an unprecedented level of control over their businesses. It’s an ideal solution for any growing janitorial company interested in increasing its topline revenue and profitability.

The Pyure Company

The Pyure Flex™ is the latest air purification advancement from Pyure leveraging UV technology and oxide generation. The Flex offers a simple, efficient and effective combination portable and wall-mountable unit that safely cleans the air and surfaces by bringing the cleansing power of the sun indoors. Jan/San teams can protect the occupants of schools, healthcare facilities and commercial buildings either by placing the unit on the floor, a table, or mounting it on a wall. Pyure Technology® is a highly effective, chemical-free air purification solution. For more information, visit here.


A true multi-purpose solution designed to drive operational efficiency. An EPA registered cleaner and disinfectant with a comprehensive claim set and can disinfect surfaces in as fast as 3 minutes (when dispensed at a dilution rate of 6 fl oz per gallon). Recommended for commercial cleaning and disinfection of hard surfaces, including streak-free performance on glass. Protect your reputation and your employees with powerful results. For more information on Ecolab, visit here.

EZ CARE Floor Care System by SC Johnson Professional

The EZ Care floor care system is the most efficient commercial floor care system we offer. EZ Care is a simple, fast, economical way to maintain flooring. The patent pending SC Johnson Professional® breakthroughs in chemistry and proprietary pad technology delivers an efficient floor care system, saving time and labor costs. For more information on EZ Care, visit here.

Faciliscan™ by SC Johnson Professional

faciliscan™ is a mobile facility auditing application created to ease the facility cleaning and estimating process by simplifying quality assurance audits, managing performance and helping you build workload estimates. For more information, visit: here.