Founded in 1876, Michigan-based, family-owned Bissell Inc. is the number one manufacturer of floor care products in North America; the company began with the development of an early carpet sweeping machine which was patented as the Bissell? Carpet Sweeper. Known for life inspired cleaning innovations, today the product line encompasses vacuum cleaners, carpet shampooers, carpet cleaners, steam cleaners, mops, brushes, sweepers and cleaning formulas such as carpet and upholstery cleaning products. Notable products include the PowerTrak? line of compact and full-size vacuums; the SpotBot? pet spot cleaner; the Symphony? all-in-one vacuum and steam mop; pet stain and odor removers; pet handheld deep cleaners; canister cleaners; upright cleaners; cordless vacuums; the Big Green deep cleaning machine carpet cleaner; vacuum cleaner bags, brushes, belts and filters; turbo sweepers; wet and dry hardwood floor cleaners; hard surface cleaners and more.