The Hako Group is one of the leading international manufacturers of cleaning and municipal technology.

They supply innovative cleaning machines as well as multifunctional implement carriers and transporters to customers from a broad spectrum of target groups worldwide. Best possible economic-efficiency and sustainability characterize our products. The product range also includes a comprehensive package of product-related services.

Milestones in Hako history

1948 Foundation Hako-Werke

1961 First European sweeping machine

1962 New building branch factory Trappenkamp – today competence centre for polymer processes

1975 First European scrubber-drier

1980 Acquirement of the American Cleaning Equipment Corporation, today Minuteman International, USA

1991 Acquirement of the Havelländischen Maschinenbau GmbH – today competence centre for multi-functional implement carriers

1995 Development of the branch Citycleaning

1998 Acquisition Multicar Waltershausen – competence centre for machine transporters and vehicles

1998 Acquirement of the brand PowerBoss by Minuteman International

2005 Start of the Hako-Service GmbH – central business for used and rental machines

2004 Transfer from family-owned enterprise into the
2007 Possehl-Group (sales volume 2014: ca. 3.3 Mrd €,around 12,000 employees)

2012 Fusion of Hako-Werke GmbH and Hako International GmbH to Hako GmbH

2013 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

2014 Scrubmaster, Sweepmaster and Cleanserv – new, international and transparent names in the Cleaning Technology product segment

2014 Launch of the Citymaster 1600: Hako becomes a full-liner in the Municipal Technology product programme.