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CWS-boco and Initial launch joint venture

30/06/2017 | Duisburg
Today marks the official merging of CWS-boco and Initial. Both companies are leading international service providers in the fields of workwear, washroom care and cleanroom solutions. The aim of the joint venture is to become the market leader across Europe.
loovio by CWS in Danmark: Johannes Winterhager, Sabrina Lanfermann

loovio by CWS addresses increasing demand for outsourcing solutions for public toilets

24/04/2017 | Dreieich
The loovio by CWS division is now providing hygienic, smoothly managed public washrooms in both Germany and Denmark. With sanitary facilities in one of the largest retail stores in the centre of Dortmund and at a motorway service station in Pedersminde, Denmark, CWS-boco is now successfully addressing the increasing demand for outsourcing solutions for public toilets. This step sees expansion of the division established in 2016 by two further European countries in addition to its pilot market in Italy.
CWS Paradise Washroom

Public washrooms are not a place where people feel comfortable

29/03/2017 | Dreieich
How clean are public toilets? Not very, according to a recent survey. There was good news for employers though: Their WCs were judged to be the cleanest. In contrast, there is plenty of room for improvement in washrooms in schools, service stations, train stations, airports and department stores. By implementing a suitable concept in these locations, operators can ensure better standards of hygiene, which translates to a higher sense of well-being and higher satisfaction among users.
CWS Cotton Towel Dispenser Paradise Line

Hand drying with the environment in mind

23/11/2016 | Dreieich
Everyone can help protect the environment, everywhere – even in washrooms. The use of a cotton hand towels instead of paper towels produces 95% less waste, results in 48% less energy consumption and reduces the global warming potential by 29%, as was recently confirmed by a scientific study commissioned by the Textile Service Trade Association (WIRTEX) and the European Textile Service Association (ETSA).
loovio by CWS Washroom Entrance

CWS is now operating customer toilets for companies

11/11/2016 | Dreieich
With its new concept “loovio by CWS”, CWS is bringing a sense of well-being to public washrooms in train stations, the retail segment and shopping centres. With immediate effect, CWS’s business activities also include the set-up and operation of customer toilets in order to ensure high hygiene standards. Washroom users pay a small charge and receive a voucher in return.
Max Teichner, CEO of the CWS-boco Group

CWS-boco increases its market shares with acquisitions in the mat and workwear development sectors

21/09/2016 | Dreieich
The CWS-boco Group continues to grow: The company takes over the mat business of the Bavarian company AMM GmbH and the insolvent corporate fashion provider Modeinstitut Berlin GmbH with immediate effect. With these acquisitions in the dust control mat and workwear development sectors, the company will further expand its shares and expertise on the German market. Furthermore, this move will serve to consolidate its two business areas of hygiene solutions and workwear as a rental service.
Sabrina Lenz, Manager Corporate Responsiblity of the CWS-boco Group

CWS-boco publishes its intermediate sustainability report for 2016

19/09/2016 | Dreieich
In its latest intermediate sustainability report, the provider of textile rental services for workwear and washroom hygiene is once again offering an insight into the environmental record of its value-added chain. For example, intelligent route optimisation made it possible to cut the number of kilometres travelled by 1.2 million. The procurement of organic cotton for article production rose by 12 tonnes, representing an increase of 59 per cent. In addition, 2,567 used washroom dispensers were repaired as opposed to being thrown away in 2015.
CWS Paradise Cleanseat PRO

CWS-boco presents new solutions for efficient hygiene and cleanliness

10/05/2016 | Dreieich
Cleaning industry representatives from all across Europe will be coming together in Amsterdam from 10th to 13th May to attend the industry’s leading trade fair ISSA/Interclean. This year, CWS-boco is presenting its state-of-the-art self-cleaning toilet seat. In addition, the supplier of hygiene solutions in a convenient rental service will be offering an overview of a wide range of additional products and services for companies in all fields and sectors. Interested visitors are welcome to drop by Stand 11.103 in Hall 11 for more information.

CWS-boco generates record turnover

13/04/2016 | Duisburg
The CWS-boco Group generated a record turnover in the 2015 business year. At € 779 million, it is up 4% on last year and is greater than ever before.
CWS Ecosense Soap

New soap dispenser for hotels and the fitness industry

26/01/2016 | Dreieich
The latest innovation from CWS-boco is the new CWS ComfortLine dispenser range. Pleasantly scented soaps with fresh citrus notes are welcomed by even the most demanding hotel guests and the elegant dispenser design blends in harmoniously with the relaxing ambiance of hotel bathrooms. The range of selected care products now allows spas and gym facilities to offer their guests a truly special service.