What We Do
Odorite is a Janitorial/Sanitation product manufacturer headquartered in Kansas City, MO. Odorite products are "Best in the industry" and all manufactured in the U.S.A.


Odorite’s Rich Heritage
Odorite International, Inc. was founded by Jack Kohler of Chicago, Illinois in 1934. It was initially called Monarch Laboratories. The company sold an air fragrance dispensing unit called the Lav A Dor, which forced air over a paradichlorobenzene based fragrance as the door opened and closed. Kohler installed his Lav A Dor deodorizers in commercial and retail businesses with public restrooms and serviced these customers on a monthly basis by replacing the deodorizing chemical. Odorite was the forerunner in the restroom servicing industry.

Earl Lewis joined Kohler in 1944 at Monarch Laboratories with the intent of growing the business and began recruiting distributors across the United States. Under the direction of Lewis, Monarch Laboratories made strides in developing new fragrance technology that is used industry wide today.

In 1965 Jack Kohler passed away. Robert Demming purchased Kohler’s share and became Earl Lewis’s partner. In 1970, the business name was changed to Odorite of America and relocated to Kansas City, Missouri.

Jim Summers, a dedicated and successful Odorite distributor in Kansas City for ten years, purchased Odorite of America from Bob Demming and Earl Lewis in 1986.

In March 1991, Dan Bunch with a partner purchased the company from Jim Summers. Late in 1994, the partnership was dissolved and Dan Bunch became the sole owner. Dan served as CEO Until January of 2012 when upon his passing, Dan's daughter Brenda Bunch and the VP of Sales Ray League took over the helm.

Each of Odorite‘s leaders has brought their own unique talent, vision and commitment to add to the company’s growth and evolution.

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Odorite’s Private Label Program - Build Your Brand

Private labels strengthen your brand, help you to grow your customer base and will increase your sales.

Best of all Odorite will private label your sanitation and janitorial product purchases free of charge! Orders must meet small minimums.

Call for details (800) 654-1692 Ext: 701

What Our Distributors Say

“Odorite International gave us a great opportunity. Their products are the best and they ship quickly.

I would recommend their distributor program to anyone who wants to build a successful business with low start up costs."

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Product Spotlight - Odorite’s Para-Free™ Urinal Cakes

When other urinal cakes turn to mush, Odorite’s new Para-Free™ cakes last 30 days against 2000 direct hits and 2000 flushes while freshening the air. This patented urinal block is made with all natural ingredients and contains no hazardous chemicals.

Odorite’s Para-Free™ Urinal Cakes are the best on the market and enviromentally safe too!

Specialty Products

Presenting an All Natural Insecticide that is Healthy to Breath and Freshens the Air.

ODOR-FRESH Insect Barrier

While many insecticides may create allergic or breathing issues for people in areas of application, ODOR-FRESH Insect Barrier is specifically formulated to work to improve the air with proven benefits of peppermint oil.

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