Manufacturers looking to disrupt washroom products with tech
CWS-boco and Smixin form partnership to offer bundled tech-driven services in the cleaning and hygiene space
CWS-boco and Smixin have signed an agreement for a long-term partnership in the field of innovative hand hygiene solutions.
Both parties aim to bundle their strengths in developing comprehensive and sustainable solutions for the highest standards of hand hygiene.
CWS-boco will hold 12.5% of the shares of Smixin SA.
Johannes Winterhager, managing director complete washroom concepts at CWS-boco. “Our investment and the establishment of the partnership with Smixin will add to our strong position as a hygiene specialist in the washroom services market.”
Through the partnership both companies are taking a step towards digital and hygienic transformation of hand hygiene in public spaces that Smixin has been pushing for over the last few years.
Smixin owns a patented technology for dispensing and mixing water, air and soap or other liquids. This is supposed to deliver higher standards of sanitation with limited use of resources.
By applying IoT technology to its systems, Smixin gives clients instant data access and enables behaviour change. “Improving hand hygiene is at the forefront of what we do,” said Smixin CEO Jean-Michel Deckers.
The partnership between CWS-boco and Smixin will be initially available in the DACH (Deutschland, Austria & Switzerland) and Benelux (Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg) markets.