The Swiss robotic cleaning machine maker Cleanfix R AG has opened their only manufacturing unit in Mysuru for India.
The Joint venture manufacturing unit
The world’s prominent maker of robotic professional floor cleaning machines – The Switzerland based Cleanfix Reinigungssysteme AG, has started their manufacturing unit at Thandya near Mysuru in tie up with Mysuru-based cleaning solutions maker Schevaran Laboratories Pvt Ltd.
The state-of-the-art unit at Thandya, spread over 50,000 sq ft with an investment of about 110 crore INR, is the first in India to manufacture 20 types of robotic cleaning machines – from simplest to the complex ones.. These machines offer automated cleaning services – like cleaning of warehouses, malls, and railway stations etc. They (machines) can offer tailor made cleaning services catering to smaller and more complex areas like corporate workspaces, industrial shop floors etc.
Super intelligent cleaning machines
These robotic machines are driven by Artificial Intelligence (AI), so they know what to clean, where to clean and how to clean. Thanks to these machines, large spaces in India like malls, warehouses, Airports, exhibition halls, railway stations/ platforms, luxury hotels etc will see cleaner and more hygienic environments in the years to come. Whatever may be the shape or size of the floor, and whatever may be there on the floor, these machines have enough intelligence to carefully clean the space.
The joint venture inauguration
The Cleanfix India Manufacturing Facility located in Thandya in Nanjangud Taluk, Mysuru was inaugurated by Dr Ralf Heckner, Ambassador of Switzerland to India. Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar, Maharaja of Mysore also graced the occasion as a Guest of Honour.
The future of joint venture
This Indo-Swiss JV in manufacturing will pave the way for Cleanfix-Schevaran to emerge as a strong player in the cleaning equipment industry. We look forward to a growth that is not just sustainable but also responsible. There will be tremendous focus on automation and robotic cleaning which is really the need of the hour,” said Alex Cherian Kumbukattu, Managing Director, Cleanfix- Schevaran India.
About CleanfixReinigungssysteme AG:
Headquartered in Switzerland, Cleanfix Reinigungssysteme AG is a global leader in manufacturing world-class robotic hygiene and cleaning products and solutions. The company’s top priority is to offer the very best Swiss quality – backed up by advice, service and proximity to customers. Through its constant innovation, Cleanfix has been able to expand its position in the market and is now excellently positioned by its worldwide subsidiaries and agencies. Cleanfix machines now keep buildings spotless in over 85 countries.
About Schevaran Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.
Schevaran was founded in Mysore in the year 1988, with the vision and commitment to produce world class 360 degree cleaning solutions, tailor made for the Indian geography. A forerunner in the domestic cleaning products market, Schevaran has formulated and produced over 150 cleaning and maintenance chemicals that are widely used by businesses around the country.
The company continues to augment the product range through it’s R&D programme, and via strategic partnerships with leading international manufacturers of cleaning machines and accessories. Schevaran is an exclusive distributor and strategic partner for Cleanfix cleaning machines, and Filmop cleaning accessories and equipment.
Schevaran Innovation Centre (SIC)
Schevaran Innovation Centre (SIC), the Research and Development wing, carefully formulates and iteratively perfects new products for the rapidly evolving cleaning industry. The ongoing focus at Schevaran Innovation Centre is to create high-quality, environment friendly products through sustainable production processes. With over 150 corporate customers, Schevaran products and equipment are used to clean over 200 million square feet each day. Schevaran launched its Innovation Centre in 2014 within its Mysuru premises, to support the core vision of becoming a truly eco-friendly company.