Elis acquired Curantex (Germany)

Elis has taken over the German Curantex GmbH and Curantex GmbH & Co KG. This acquisition will enlarge the existing Elis network in the Cologne area and will ensure an optimization at the existing sites in West Germany, given the high population density.

The Curantex branch, located in Erkelenz (North Rhine-Westphalia), serves customers in the health sector. This mainly includes hospitals and nursing homes, where the company delivers laundry services and supplies household linen, work clothing and clothing. Curantex is a family business with a turnover of approximately 14 million euros in 2017.

About the acquisition, Mr. Xavier Martiré, CEO of Elis said “It ensures that Elis will strengthen its network in the dynamic region of North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany. It gives our company the opportunity to serve the health sector even better thanks to this strong acquisition and the attractive portfolio of customers. The rapid integration of this family business, with a family member who remains a co-general manager, will contribute to the continuous profit growth of Elis. “