The Kärcher Story

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Kärcher is a world leader in cleaning equipment, and the premier brand of hot and cold water pressure washers in North America. With more than 100 models featuring both European and North American technology, no other brand of pressure washer offers such a breadth of selection as Kärcher.

Kärcher’s reputation for reliability was validated when only Kärcher hot water pressure washers were chosen to clean Mount Rushmore in 2005 and the Seattle Space Needle in 2008. Other company highlights can be reviewed in the newsroom .

In 2009 Kärcher’s world renown commercial floor care products were made available to the U.S. market. Today the commercial pressure washer and floor care divisions of Kärcher North America is located in Camas, Washington (a suburb of Portland, Oregon).
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Kärcher commercial pressure washers and floor care are supported by one of North America’s largest networks of cleaning equipment dealers, trained to provide Kärcher commercial customers with sales, service and warranty support. Locate your dealer .

On the global market, Kärcher is the world’s largest manufacturer of cleaning equipment and is known for its innovation, quality and selection. Kärcher's history in equipment development and manufacturing dates to 1939 when the company was founded in Winnenden, Germany, where world headquarters are located today.
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