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AUWA chemicals invests more than five million euros in the future

Augsburg, November 2015 – AUWA chemicals invests more than five million euros in the future
By expanding its production facilities in Grebenau, the WashTec subsidiary AUWA is further strengthening its position as the market leader for professional car wash chemicals in Europe and is creating new jobs for the region in the process. The number of employees will increase considerably. The purchase of a 16,000 square metre site lays the foundation for this expansion. Development commenced on 12 April 2016.

‘Over the last few years, we have recorded constant growth in our chemicals business division. To facilitate further growth, it was necessary to expand our production in Grebenau,’ explains Christoph Maletz, Business Director Chemicals & Water Recycling at WashTec. This will thus see AUWA concentrating its production in future at one site. Customers also stand to benefit from this development, which will see AUWA increasing its production capacity and delivery capacity and speeding up workflows. This will in turn increase our throughput and create greater flexibility. The plan involves doubling production and modernising our systems with new fully automated filling lines.

AUWA ( is a subsidiary of the WashTec Group. The WashTec Group with its headquarters in Augsburg ( is the world's leading provider of innovative solutions for all aspects of vehicle washing. WashTec employs over 1,700 persons and is represented with its own subsidiaries in the core markets of Europe, the U.S. and Canada as well as in China and Australia. Furthermore, WashTec is represented by independent sales partners in around 70 countries.

For more information, please contact:

WashTec Cleaning Technology GmbH
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Thomas Brenner
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