CWS Workwear acquires Slovenian textile service provider Zaščita Ptuj

CWS Workwear is continuing its expansion in Central Eastern Europe

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22 August 2023 Workwear
Slovenia Acquisistion

CWS Workwear, one of Europe’s leading service provider for workwear is continuing its expansion in Central Eastern Europe by acquiring competitor Zaščita Ptuj d.o.o. in Slovenia.

Zaščita Ptuj d.o.o. is a family-owned business with 40 employees that operates a plant dedicated to workwear production and textile care in Ptuj, in the eastern part of Slovenia. Zaščita Ptuj provides a wide range of products and services in area of Healthcare, Hospitality and blue collar industry. The company generated revenues of around 3 million euros in 2022.

CWS Workwear is one of the leading service providers for workwear, operating in 15 European countries. The sustainable service offer includes the collection, washing, repair, maintenance and delivery of the workwear. The companies` goal is to become market leader in all its 15 countries.

"The acquisition of Zaščita Ptuj d.o.o. is a great asset for our company. This enables us to further expand our client portfolio and market share in Slovenia. We will use Zascita Ptuj as a key platform for our rapid development in the market cluster Slovenia/Croatia. We are planning on a fast integration and are looking forward to welcome all Zaščita employees in the CWS family", explains Johannes Winterhager, Regional Managing Director for CEE at CWS Workwear.


Picture from left to right: © CWS

Johannes Winterhager, Managing Director CEE at CWS Workwear; Ziga Tement, former CEO Zascita Ptuj; Dejan Buhovac, Country Manager CWS Workwear Croatia/Slovenia; Roman Tement, founder and co-owner Zascita Ptuj