Christeyns acquires Qlean-tec

Ghent – 3 November 2017 – The Belgian chemicals group Christeyns is further expanding its activities in the Netherlands with the acquisition of Qlean-tec. Christeyns specialises in high-end detergents for professional textile care and cleaning and disinfection agents for the food industry. The company has developed a solid European-wide reputation.

Christeyns combines its passion for cleaning, hygiene and disinfection with an excellent tailor-made customer service.

Qlean-tec develops and markets cleaning concepts for professional applications, focusing on the food industry, the automotive industry and professional kitchens. With this acquisition, Christeyns Netherlands further expands its activities in the food industry, while adding the automotive and professional kitchen segments to its portfolio.

Alain Bostoen, owner of Christeyns: ‘With its top quality products, innovative concepts and well-trained people, Qlean-tec is a valuable addition to our own Christeyns Food Hygiene department. I am happy to welcome the Qlean-tec team to the Christeyns family. This acquisition allows us to continue shaping the Christeyns strategy and to strengthen the Qlean-tec organisation.’

Qlean-tec B.V. will maintain its current activities in the existing form and will further expand to strategic markets, under current management.

For more information, please refer to Cees van Haasteren (Managing Director – Christeyns B.V.) or Harry Vernooij (Managing Director Qlean-tec B.V.).

Contact details

Christeyns B.V.                           Qlean-tec B.V.
Lireweg 12                                  Rendementsweg 24
2153 PH Nieuw-Vennep           3641 SL  Mijdrecht
+31 252 345 030                         +31 297 274 390

Christeyns is a Belgian B2B family business, operating in different sectors of the international chemicals and detergents market. The company was founded in Ghent in 1946.
Over the years, Christeyns developed extensive expertise and in-depth technical knowledge relating to cleaning, hygiene and disinfection. Christeyns’ passion for hygiene and for providing excellent service are appreciated by its clients. Meanwhile, Christeyns is active in over 30 different countries. Worldwide, over 850 Christeyns employees achieved a 300 million euros turnover in 2016, based on a 17% average annual growth rate.