Karcher is the world leader for cleaning equipment it is know for its innovation. Alfred Karcher GmbH & Co. KG is a family-owned company that operates worldwide and is known for its high-pressure cleaners and window vacuum cleaners. Headquartered in Winnenden, Germany, it produces both cleaning equipment and full cleaning systems. The world market leader in cleaning technology, employs more than 10,000 people worldwide. In 2012 the company posted sales revenues of EUR 1.92 billion and sold 10.83 million machines. Karcher has 100 subsidiaries in 60 countries.