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About Us

Our mission is to design, engineer and manufacture American-made quality cleaning products that last longer and clean better than ordinary cleaning products and exceed the needs and expectations of each customer in a socially responsible manner.

Founded on the principles of hard work, honesty and integrity, Bruske Products produces floor care and specialty cleaning products that have revolutionized the industry. Each brush and broom is designed, engineered and manufactured to last up to ten times longer than any ordinary floor product. All Bruske products are constructed using the finest synthetic and natural bristles and offer a wide variety of bristle types, backing materials and sizes. Bruske Products include up-right brooms, floor brushes, street brushes, truck washing brushes, all-purpose scrub brushes, and replacement power sweeper brushes and scrubbers. Other products include floor & window squeegees, mops, specialty brushes, counter brushes and cleaning solutions such as Release D’ Grease and Blot- It.


Bruske Products provides reliable and long lasting cleaning products to commercial, industrial and retail establishments. The commercial and industrial divisions provide products to manufacturing facilities, public works and public utilities, government, education and healthcare institutions, food, chemical and pharmaceutical industries and the transportation and farming industries to name a few. Retail customers range from retail cooperatives, individual retail stores and retail chains to janitorial supply distributors. Customers include; Do It Best, Ace Hardware, Ball Corporation, Frito Lay, General Mills, Hallmark, Kellogg, True Value, University of Massachusetts, Wal-Mart and Whirlpool.

Ed and Priscilla Bruske


In 1971, with a little money of his own and the backing of enthusiastic family members, Ed and his wife, Priscilla, began their own business, Bruske Enterprises, Inc., in a little screw machine parts factory in Tinley Park, known as Turnco Products. There they began manufacturing the indestructible Bruske Brush.  With the succession of Steve Schafer as President in 2015, Mr. Bruske was named Chairman of the Board.

Steve Schafer


Steve Schafer, husband of Ed and Priscilla's eldest daughter Diane, joined Bruske Products in 1983. Beginning as an industrial salesman with a northern-Illinois territory, he soon became both the Retail Sales Manager and Vice President while also overseeing operations at the factory in Tinley Park, IL.  In April of 2015, Steve was named President, succeeding Ed Bruske in that position.

Bruske Products is a 100% Employee-Owned ESOP

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