Every day is a day for big targets.
We love and live challenges – your challenges. Whether everyday or extraordinary cleaning projects, a courtyard entrance, factory hall or Mount Rushmore – at Kärcher we want to make your everyday life simpler, better and more pleasant with powerful, efficient cleaning solutions. And to help you achieve big results and move things forward. To create and receive value.
What drives us?
Our clear, simple innovation philosophy: innovation is what benefits people. We are perfectionists, always rethinking systems and designs. We have the courage to break new ground and the conviction to do things instead of just talking about them. This philosophy results in solutions with convincing performance, quality and handling that are one step ahead of the market. Because for us cleanliness is the best challenge in the world. This is what we work towards. Every day.
Kärcher Futuretech GmbH in Schwaikheim develops, produces and sells modular products and system solutions worldwide for rapid, mobile deployment in disaster and crisis areas. The company provides systems in these product groups: water supply, mobile catering facilities, military camps and CBRN protection (chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear materials).
Ringler GmbH in Waldstetten is a recognised supplier of high-performance vacuum cleaners for diverse industrial requirements. The company's product range includes mobile industrial vacuums, stationary suction systems with pipeline construction, as well as dust extraction systems. Ringler suction systems play an important role in production facilities cleaning, occupational safety, air pollution control and environmental protection.
WOMA GmbH in Duisburg is a renowned manufacturer of high-pressure plunger pumps, ultra-high pressure machines and water jet tools. The company boasts decades of experience in the development and manufacture of stationary and mobile high-pressure systems in the area of ultra-high pressure water jet cleaning and in industrial applications with operating pressures up to 4,000 bar.
Zoi TechCon GmbH
Zoi TechCon GmbH focuses on the use of new technologies in the enterprise environment. Everything that Zoi does involves software development and public cloud transformation. As a young employer in central Stuttgart, with sites in Berlin and Lisbon, Zoi inspires talented people from many countries and disciplines to solve the digital challenges facing global medium-sized companies and industry.
As a leading provider of diagnostic services, interpool Personal GmbH, an international HR management consultancy firm, specialises in the recruitment, development and selection of skilled workers, managers and trainees worldwide.
SoniQ Services GmbH, headquartered in Berlin, offers a radically new digital system developed specifically for building service contractors. The technology platform embeds and connects the entire value chain and its participants digitally.This ensures the best possible service experience.
Kärcher New Venture
Kärcher New Venture brings people, ideas, business opportunities and capital together. As a strategic partner and investor, Kärcher New Venture enables innovative, dynamic founders to further develop their start-ups and shape the future cleaning industry in partnership with Kärcher.
Kärcher Municipal GmbH
Kärcher Municipal GmbH is a specialist unit within the Kärcher Group that targets municipalities, gardening and landscaping companies, and service providers. The new company is located in Reutlingen, where key functions such as administration, sales, product management, purchasing and development are based. The competence centre for the development of sweeping systems is located in Schwaikheim, near Winnenden.
Our guiding principles.
Facts and figures for the 2020 financial year
In 2020, Alfred Kärcher SE & Co. KG achieved a turnover of 2.721 billion euros, the highest in its history. The family-run company employs 13,500 staff in 130 companies across 73 countries. Over 50,000 service outlets all over the world ensure uninterrupted supply for customers across the globe. Innovation is the most important growth factor and has been an integral component of the corporate culture since the company’s foundation in 1935: approximately 90% of all products are five years old or younger. A total of more than 1,000 employees work in research and development at Kärcher.