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SoftBank Robotics America (SBRA) announces in a press release a preferred supplier partnership with NISSCO to deliver the autonomous vacuum sweeper, Whiz, to its distributor members and national accounts.

The partnership unites NISSCO’s long-standing expertise in the janitorial supply and services industries with SoftBank Robotics’ global leadership in commercial robotics.

“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,” says Chad MacDonald, chairman of NISSCO. “For over 35 years, NISSCO has been a trusted leader in the janitorial supplies industry. By integrating SoftBank Robotics to our supply and service management platform (which features online supply procurement, work order management, and smart building solutions) we are further enhancing our real-time, data-driven approach to improve the effectiveness and efficiency for thousands of integrated building service contractors servicing thousands of commercial real estate locations across North America. At NISSCO, we are constantly looking towards the future of the industry and empowering our distributor members and national accounts with premiere products and solutions. We are excited to welcome SoftBank Robotics and Whiz to NISSCO’s Preferred Supplier Program.”

Whiz is powered by BrainOS, a commercial robot operating system.