Essential Industries is a family-owned business that traces its history back to 1898. Essential has grown from a regional private brand supplier to an international manufacturing and marketing organization. Essential provides solutions and technology that addresses its customers’ needs. With a strong focus on research and development, Essential produces polymers and resins for floor finishes as well as a variety of detergents. It produces raw materials for the coating industry and packaged finished goods for the sanitary maintenance supply industry. Floor care has been the foundation for Essential’s growth. This, combined with its knowledge of the industry and markets, has allowed the company to develop systems of products that reduce maintenance costs and increase worker productivity.