Netherlands-based CWS expands and strengthens position

The CWS Group, a complete system provider in the solution areas of Hygiene, Floor Care, Workwear, Fire Safety, Cleanrooms and Healthcare recently acquired Vendor, supplier of hygiene solutions, from private equity firm Egeria. With this acquisition, the CWS Group is continuing to reinforce its leading position in the Benelux.

Vendor is a washroom hygiene specialist, with a total service concept for a wide range of business segments, including industry, logistics, leisure and education. From its head office in Tilburg and its own branches in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Switzerland, a large part of the European market is served. Vendor also exports its products worldwide.

Apart from this acquisition The CWS Group, already took over the Munich-based company CR Corporate Fashion GmbH in July. The takeover will incorporate all existing contracts with customers and stock. The corporate fashion segment at CWS has experienced significant growth in recent years, as workwear communicates both responsibility and professionalism. In addition, it also helps nurture team spirit. For this reason, CWS is endeavouring to expand its current service offering in the relevant areas.