Our company


Every day, throughout the world, people need clean environments; workplaces, institutions, factories, hospitals, schools, airports, homes...

And as global populations grow bigger, and living standards improve, the demand for cleaning and improved quality of life worldwide increases. 

Watch how Nilfisk is clearing the way.​


Nilfisk was founded on a vision of producing and selling products of the highest quality worldwide. For more than a hundred years, Nilfisk has responded to the changing needs of markets and customers with innovative products and solutions. Over the years, we have acquired companies to strengthen our footprints, and today we stand strong, together. We have united on the promise of being innovative and committed to deliver the best products available. Today, our founder’s vision has come true.

The Nilfisk Group is headquartered in Denmark, and we have sales companies in 45 countries. With an additional strong distributor network Nilfisk markets and sells its products through distributors in more than 100 countries. Our production facilities are located in Asia, Europe and Americas.

Our products are primarily focused on the commercial cleaning market, which includes institutional and industrial customers, as well as professional contract cleaners. Main product lines are floorcare equipment such as professional scrubber-dryers and sweepers, vacuum cleaners, high pressure washers, and outdoor utility machines.

The products are sold under a wide range of brands, including our global brands Nilfisk and Viper, and a wide range of regional and local brands such as Advance and Clarke. ​​

  • 5,600 employees
  • Total net sales EUR 1,059 million (2016)
  • Sales entities in 45 countries around the world
  • Nilfisk products are sold in more than 100 countries
  • More than 250 engineers committed to product development
  • Product development is supported by approximately 3% of total turnover
  • 34 new products and variants launched in 2016
  • Manufacturing facilities in 9 countries across the world
  • 700 field employees