Press Releases

Nico Bleijerveld, Managing Director of SaniQ, Jan Klooster, Managing Director of CWS-boco Benelux and Niels Bleijerveld, Managing Director of SaniQ

CWS Nederland acquires washroom hygiene service provider SaniQ

21/07/2015 | Duisburg
CWS Nederland, a subsidiary of CWS-boco International, has acquired the Dutch family-owned company SaniQ with effect from 1st July 2015. SaniQ, based in Nijkerk, offers washroom hygiene products and services and also distributes consumable supplies for the Hotel, restaurant and catering business. This takeover will increase CWS Nederland´s turnover and thereby further strengthen its market share and position.

CWS-boco acquires parts of Celtic Linen Ltd.

13/07/2015 | Duisburg
In order to strengthen CWS-boco’s market position in Ireland even further and continue to promote growth in its core business, the CWS-boco Group has made an important investment in the Irish market. As of 31st August 2015, CWS-boco Ireland will be taking over the workwear, washroom hygiene and dust control mat contracts currently serviced by the Irish company Celtic Linen Ltd. With this acquisition, CWS-boco has further strengthened its market position in the Republic of Ireland. Once all the transition phases are complete, CWS-boco will be providing its services to an additional 750 new customers.
Fragrances designed to improve feeling of well-being and to stimulate creativity

Companies are investing more and more in fragrances designed to promote a feeling of well-being and to stimulate creativity

04/05/2015 | Dreieich
A new, international study commissioned by CWS-boco has confirmed that fragrances are no longer merely employed as a means of boosting sales at the POS, but also in the workplace itself. Today, entrepreneurs and HR managers rely on fragrances to enhance staff well-being and boost creativity. As such, decision makers are more willing than ever before to invest in fragrance systems. An increase is anticipated in receptions, offices and conference rooms in particular.
CWS-boco cleanroom

CWS-boco takes over Cleanroom specialists Zahn-Hitex

07/04/2015 | Dreieich
As of now, CWS-boco takes over Zahn-Hitex, the full-service provider for cleanroom laundry services, and in doing so expand its portfolio in this business area. For many years now, CWS-boco has been successfully providing cleanroom services in Ireland, China, Poland and Belgium. In 2014, the specialist for workwear garments opened a cleanroom laundry in Heidenheim to meet the growing demand for cleanroom clothing in the microelectronics sector, pharmaceutical industry, and packaging and foodstuff branches.
The new CFO Dr. Ulrich David

CWS-boco Group appoints new Chief Financial Officer

27/02/2015 | Duisburg
As of 1st March 2015 Dr Ulrich David will assume the role of Chief Financial Officer for the CWS-boco Group at its headquarters in Duisburg (Germany). As a member of the management board of CWS-boco Deutschland, Dr David has, to date, been responsible for the Finance Department. He will be taking on the position left by Philipp Neuhaus, who is leaving the company to pursue new projects.
CWS Paradise Air Bar in conference room

A whole new dimension in room fragrance

22/01/2015 | Dreieich
With the new “Paradise Air Bar” system, CWS is revolutionising room fragrance. Do you want to switch between two different fragrances spontaneously? Or step up the intensity of the fragrance when necessary? No problem! The Air Bar is the first fragrance dispenser to feature an integrated user interface, which is easy to use and offers a range of setting options. Whether in washrooms, receptions, conference rooms, spas or smoking areas, a pleasant room fragrance is only the press of a button away. The puristic design also makes the Air Bar an eye-catching highlight in any room.

CWS-boco supports pupils running for a good cause

19/11/2014 | Dreieich
To mark World Toilet Day today, the pupils of the Theodor-Fontane-Oberschule school in Potsdam ran for a good cause: to improve the sanitary situation around the world. The run is part of the global “The Urgent Run” campaign and was organized by the school in cooperation with the German Toilet Organization e. V. (GTO). The washroom hygiene outfitter CWS-boco supported the pupils’ event by donating € 10 for every lap run.

CWS-boco supports World Toilet Day 2014

11/11/2014 | Dreieich
19th November marks “World Toilet Day”, an annual event organized by the World Toilet Organization to draw attention to the fact that more than one third of the world’s population does not have access to clean and safe sanitation facilities. CWS-boco, the expert for washroom solutions, is supporting the organization’s campaign “The Urgent Run” this year with an online quiz.

Progress in the field of sustainability

20/10/2014 | Dreieich
CWS-boco has published a new intermediate report on sustainability within the CWS-boco Group. The report entitled “Handle with Care” highlights significant improvements in the nine largest national subsidiaries, particularly in the supply chain and the energy efficiency of the laundries.

Interclean 2014

05/05/2014 | Dreieich
Exciting times await visitors to the CWS-boco booth at Interclean 2014 (Hall 11, Booth 11.103): To mark the 60th anniversary of the CWS brand, the company is taking visitors on a journey through six decades of the world of washroom hygiene with its products. Not only that, the visitors can also expect to encounter some of the latest innovations on the 130 m2 booth: The fragrance bar offers the chance to test out new creations, the “Clean Touch” fills the last hygiene gap in washrooms and the whole range of dust control mats with different colours and functions is also on display. Interclean is the international trade show for building cleaning and maintenance, and this year it is being held from 6th to 9th May in Amsterdam.