Copenhagen, Denmark & Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania − October 4, 2016.
Nilfisk today announced The Horizon Program, a pioneering global program that will deliver the most intelligent and technologically advanced cleaning solutions in the industry. Working with Carnegie Robotics, LLC, the leading provider of advanced robotics sensors and software, Nilfisk's Horizon Program is a strategic, long-term program of multiple product launches, the first to be released in 2017.
The Horizon Program focuses on bringing state-of-the-art, autonomous cleaning technologies to market, enabling customers to deploy unmanned floor cleaning with accuracy and precision. These new products will provide the full spectrum of autonomous capabilities, so customers can experience self-operating, driverless cleaning options that meet their every need.
In its 110-year history, Nilfisk has blazed the trail at every turn, bringing ingenuity together with practical applications to serve customers and their business objectives. The program is dedicated to developing intelligent and connected cleaning products, giving customers greater control and more flexibility, and fundamentally changing the way they clean. The Horizon Program will set the standard and lead the way for all intelligent equipment going forward in the commercial cleaning industry.
Nilfisk's work with Carnegie Robotics is like no other partnership in the industry. This team brings together the highest levels of expertise in robotics and commercial cleaning to design and develop state-of-the-art autonomous cleaning solutions.
The first product to launch in Spring 2017 in select markets will feature an optionally manned scrubber/dryer—one that can be, at the customer's choice, autonomously or manually operated. It will include highly refined features designed to increase productivity, its design promises reliability and safety, and the product is very easy to use. With only three buttons, there is minimal training required to operate it. Nilfisk will showcase this first product in The Horizon Program at the ISSA Trade show October 26-28, 2016 where customers will have the opportunity to experience it live.
Nilfisk is one of the world's leading manufacturers of professional cleaning equipment. For over 100 years, Nilfisk has been committed to making the world a cleaner place, and the company offers only the very best in cleaning solutions and technologies to millions of businesses and homes around the world. Nilfisk has sales companies in 45 countries, and its products and services are used in more than 100 countries across the world. Nilfisk is a part of the NKT Group. Learn more at www.nilfisk.com