Alfred Kärcher GmbH & Co. KG employs over 9,000 people in 93 subsidiaries in 57 countries. With pressure washers, vacuums and steam cleaners, home and garden pumps, sweepers and floor scrubbers, vehicle washes, cleaning agents, dry ice blasters, drinking and waste water treatment plants and water dispensers, it offers a range of innovative problem solutions. These include coordinated products, cleaning agents and accessories, along with advice and service. More than 50,000 service centres in all countries ensure continuous and comprehensive supplies to customers all over the world. Innovation is the company’s principal growth factor: Around 85% of its products have been in existence for five years or less.