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SorbIts® - The Waste Free Absorbent

Oil Absorbents


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How It Works

Join the world’s top manufacturers using SorbIts® reusable oil absorbents to reduce waste, achieve ISO 14001 goals, and save money.

With our convenient managed service, you get a fresh supply of absorbents delivered to your facility on a regular schedule. We pick up your soiled SorbIts®, launder them, and return them back to you.

Our Genuine Service Excellence Team will manage the program, saving you time and money.

We Deliver

Get a fresh supply of SorbIts® oil absorbent mats, pads, and socks delivered to your facility on a regular schedule.

SorbIts® are 3-5X more absorbent than disposables and can be used for leaking, dripping, and puddling waste oils around machines and in walkways.

We Launder

SorbIts® are laundered at our ISO 14001 registered processing facilities for a closed loop recycling and reuse program. Recovered oils and solvents are recycled.

We are a certified and environmentally-focused laundering facility.

Review our sustainability practices.

We Manage

SorbIts® is a managed service program.

We take care of all the details – training, signage, regularly scheduled pick-up, inventory management, service reporting, quality service checks – and more!

Check out our full list of service benefits below.

You Save

Save money.  Save waste.  Save time.

Our customers reduce their total absorbent cost by 15% – 30% by eliminating hefty disposal fees.  They also eliminate over 3,400 lbs of solid waste annually from landfill (on average). And with our managed program, your employees spend less time managing absorbents and more time producing.

Reusable Oil Absorbent Products

Our proprietary line of launderable absorbents can be used for engine oil, transmission fluid, metalworking fluids and oils, coolant, hydraulic fluid, and other non-hazardous industrial process fluids. SorbIts® are 3-5X times more absorbent than disposables.

We conduct an on-site needs analysis to recommend the right mix of products for your facility.

What’s Included

SorbIts® is a fully managed program. We take care of all the details so your team can focus on your busines.


We install the program with staging areas for clean and soiled product. Storage drums and signs are included.

Inventory Management

We recommend adjustments up or down. We only make changes with your written approval.

Pickup and Delivery

We come to your facility on a regular schedule to pick up soiled SorbIts® and drop off clean to a specific workstation or storage area.

Laundering Service

SorbIts® mats, pads and socks are laundered at our ISO 14001 facilities for a closed loop reuse program. We recycle recovered oils and solvents.


We quantify your waste reduction so you can showcase your environmental achievement.

Trusted by Manufacturing Companies throughout the U.S.

ITU AbsorbTech is the award-winning industry leader in launderable, reusable oil absorbent solutions.

Supports the Bosch values of safety and sustainability

This initiative is exciting because it supports the Bosch values of safety and sustainability while reducing costs. Inventory leveling allows us to only pay for what we use. Waste oils are captured and recycled to reduce environmental impact. Products are launderable, reusable, and not introduced back into the waste stream. Waste reduction reports are provided… Read more “Supports the Bosch values of safety and sustainability”

Jamie Fox

Your company is a leader in the textile industry.

It is a pleasure to have Tim and Clint work at our facility every Friday morning. They are friendly, courteous and hardworking. Sometimes other outside service people are in our building and they do know what they are doing– but Tim and Clint do. We trust them and your company. Our safety has improved, we… Read more “Your company is a leader in the textile industry.”

Mark Molitor
Molded Dimensions

I have one less thing to worry about.

We are currently using various types of SorbIts® and the soy scrub soap. Tom is a very big asset to me. He takes his job very seriously and is always looking for ways to save us time and money. I have one less thing to worry about because of him.

Rick Bolen
Nelson Global Products

Keep our inventory of rags and absorbents at the correct amount every visit!

Steve does a great job for us. He keeps our inventory of rags and absorbents at the correct amount every time he makes a delivery. He keeps the towels organized and the area clean. Steve has made several suggestions on mats that have helped keep our techs from tracking oil and grease through the building.… Read more “Keep our inventory of rags and absorbents at the correct amount every visit!”

Greg Kraft
Bently Truck Services

Significant cost savings from previous supplier.

We just renewed our contract with ITU AbsorbTech because the service has been great and we also realized significant cost savings from our previous supplier. They were very helpful in making sure we have the right products for our needs and not trying to sell us on more than we need. Our shop is much… Read more “Significant cost savings from previous supplier.”

Dave Bryan
Remke Inc

Save time and money.

It is always a pleasure to see the drivers when they come in. They are presentable and courteous. The rags and absorbents are clean and ready to use to save time and money. Thank you to all employees at ITU AbsorbTech.

Dean Hatland

Could not ask for anything better.

Could not ask for anything better. Always making improvements for safety.  Always asking for any ways of making improvements or adjustments. Bob goes out of his way to find dirty absorbents and cleans up as he goes.  The customer service between Bob and Ryobi is outstanding.  I would be very disappointed if Bob wasn’t the… Read more “Could not ask for anything better.”

Voyd Isaccs Jr.
Ryobi Die Casting

Last 5 times longer than disposables

Akebono manufactures brakes and has machines the leak fluids such as coolant and hydraulic oils, constantly. We were using gray disposable absorbents in which were costly for purchasing and disposing of. In addition, the disposables were left all over the ground and underneath machines. In August we switched from disposables to reusable absorbents from ITU… Read more “Last 5 times longer than disposables”

Stephanie Gillian
Akebono Brake Corporation

Far superior to any other service I have worked with

The textile program you service is far superior to any other service I personally have worked with. The services techs are courteous and professional. The ease and operation of returning the used textiles makes everyone’s job easier.

Robert Schulze
Amcor Rigid Plastics

Great improvement over our previous supplier!

Under the guidance of Dan Cauvel, the Sr. Account Executive for ITU AbsorbTech, Moog Inc. has seen a great improvement in the product and service we received from our previous supplier regarding absorbents. Our company is now supplied with the right number and type of product for our needs. Dan and his team shine when… Read more “Great improvement over our previous supplier!”

Robert Kleinfelder
Moog, Inc.

SorbIts® can Save you Money

Compared to Disposables

  • By switching to a reuse program, you eliminate costly disposal fees to landfill or incineration.
  • SorbIts® are more absorbent than disposable absorbents, so you need fewer absorbents to get the job done.

Compared to "Pay by the Drum" Recycling Programs

  • Save 20-40% compared to reuse programs that charge "by the drum" to clean absorbents.
  • With SorbIts® you get predictable billing with proactive inventory management.

Get Started with SorbIts®

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