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Hako Group History

Milestones in our company history

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2014
Foundation Hako-Werke

First European sweeping machine

New building branch factory Trappenkamp –
today competence centre for polymer processes

First European scrubber-drier

Acquirement of the American Cleaning Equipment
Corporation, today Minuteman International, USA

Acquirement of the Havelländischen Maschinenbau
GmbH – today competence centre for multi-functional
implement carriers

Development of the branch Citycleaning

Acquisition Multicar Waltershausen – competence
centre for machine transporters and vehicles

Acquirement of the brand PowerBoss by Minuteman
International

Start of the Hako-Service GmbH – central business
for used and rental machines

Transfer from family-owned enterprise into the
Possehl-Group (sales volume 2014: ca. 3.3 Mrd €,
around 12,000 employees)

Fusion of Hako-Werke GmbH and Hako
International GmbH to Hako GmbH

New brand architecture unites Multicar and Citymaster under the umbrella brand Hako. Multicar M31 is the first vehicle to be launched under the new brand design

Scrubmaster, Sweepmaster and Cleanserv - new, international and transparent names in the Cleaning Technology product segment

Launch of the Citymaster 1600: Hako becomes a full-liner in the Municipal Technology product programme.

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