CWS Acquires Buchholz Textilreinigung (Germany)

The CWS Group acquired Buchholz Textilreinigung GmbH & Co. KG in Malbergoft (Germany). With the acquisition of the large laundry, CWS is also expanding its range of products. The previous owner of the company, Patrick Schweyen, will continue to work in an advisory capacity for CWS Healthcare Germany.

The Buchholz laundry, founded in 1939 in Prüm in the Eifel as a family business, is a medium-sized company with around 90 employees. As a full-service provider, it serves around 200 customers from the three areas of care for the elderly, the hotel industry, as well as work clothing and personal protective equipment (PPE). This includes washing and processing as well as the rental of textiles. The laundry also has its own fleet of vehicles. The area covered by ​​Buchholz is mainly in the far West of Germany between the Ruhr area in the north and Luxembourg in the south. The capacity of the company was increased by 40 percent per shift as part of a modernization in 2017.