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Outdoor acquisition for Nilfisk-Advance16th of March 2011
Denmark based cleaning machine producer Nilfisk-Advance has acquired fellow Danish manufacturer Egholm, which specialises in equipment for outdoor cleaning.
“This acquisition allows us to take an important step forward in the outdoor cleaning market, particularly in segments like municipalities, contract cleaners and larger building societies with a need for high quality, multi-purpose outdoor equipment,” said Jørgen Jensen, president and ceo of Nilfisk-Advance. “Egholm’s high quality and easily manoeuvrable machines are a natural extension to our existing product range in the outdoor market.”
Egholm employs 80 people and sells its products in 14 different European markets. The company specialises in the sub-compact sweeper sector. It will continue as an independent business in the Nilfisk-Advance Group under the current managing director Lars Jørgensen.