It was in July 2004 when it landed in Chile when it acquired Serviman, a company that worked 27 years ago with a strong presence in the southern cities.
Noise has generated the decision of the ISS cleaning company to divest its business in Chile. And that is, the Dane is one of the market leaders in segments such as cleaning, safety and maintenance to such an extent that sales in the country reach 120 million. USD and also employs approx. 14 thousand people, according to the website.
It was in July 2004 when it landed in Chile when it acquired Serviman, a company that operated 27 years ago with a strong presence in the southern cities with industrial cleaning services.
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But in less than a year, one of the world's leading cleaning companies continued its growth in the local market based on purchases as it acquired Rubio & Kuchel based in Valdivia.
The major step for the company was in March 2006 when it entered Santiago when it acquired Lyon Servicios, a company that operated four decades ago, with a national presence and focused on the industrial and retail segment.
Over the following months, their purchases continued by purchasing companies such as Ledan Chile, Slim and Glänzend.
To focus on its most profitable markets, the company's parent company announced the end of thirteen markets, including Chile. As reported by Bloomberg, the countries that leave – including Brazil, Israel and Malaysia – correspond to 12% of sales.