Top 10 facts about Robert Scott

Top 10 facts about Robert Scott (you might not know)

  1. We have four generations of cleaning know-how stretching back to 1925. This means production, quality, customer services and sales have a combined knowledge of literally centuries so you’re never left without answers.
  2. We are the UK’s largest mop manufacturer, delivering ½ million mops each week, but that’s less than 30% of our business. We also design, make, import, stock and supply most of the hardware needed to clean.
  3. We hold large stocks as we supply around 60% of the UK janitorial market with 2,000 cleaning products worth over £50m last year.
  4. We’re specified by the NHS, a member of the Cleaning & Hygiene Supplier Association (CHSA) and Make it British community. We are ISO 14001 certified, and stock cloths made from 100% recycled cotton-rich clothing, mops from cotton waste, FSC certified wooden brushware, and a chemical-free disinfectant system. And we're proud to carry on the Lancashire textile mill tradition.
  5. Each week we process around 1,000 customer orders, made up of multiple products lines.
  6. We only sell the vast majority of our lines through resellers. We’re proud of the fact that our distributors come first.
  7.  Our cleaning products are used by leading brands across the UK and beyond - in this way you're never far away from a Robert Scott cleaning product.
  8. We employ 230 staff, and pride ourselves on employee retention and keeping this expertise within the company with generations of both staff and the Scott family having worked for the business.
  9. We have recently invested over £5m in new warehousing, R&D, manufacturing and technology, including 450,000 sq.ft. warehouse facility so we hold the stock that customers don’t need to.
  10. We’re the name behind many innovations such as Exel, Hi-absorb, Hi-shine, Mi-cloth and Pro-mist.