Press Releases

Final judgement: “ec-H2O” no better than tap water
Monday, September 30, 2013

Tennant has lost court case regarding advertising claims for “activated water” Final judgement: “ec-H2O” no better than tap water  [Read More]


Windsor Releases the Next-Generation of Stand-On Extraction: Chariot 3 iExtract 26 DUO
Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Englewood, CO., July 17, 2013—Windsor, a Member of KÄRCHER North America introduced the Chariot 3 iExtract 26 DUO to the market today. The Chariot 3 iExtract 26 DUO is the only stand-on carpet extractor and interim cleaner available on the market.   [Read More]


Stuttgart Regional Court: Tennant ecH20 Technology Advertising Claims Ruled Misleading
Tuesday, July 02, 2013

Stuttgart Regional Court: Tennant ecH20 technology advertising claims ruled misleading  [Read More]


Windsor Releases the Next-Generation of Stand-On Cylindrical Cleaning Equipment: Chariot 3 iScrub 26 SP
Thursday, April 18, 2013

Englewood, CO., April 18, 2013—Windsor, a Member of KÄRCHER North America introduced the Chariot 3 iScrub 26 SP to the market today. The Chariot 3 iScrub 26 SP is the third generation of Chariot stand-on cleaning equipment and it features cylindrical scrubbing technology. This machine has a 26” scrub path, a 28 gallon recovery tank, and a 25 gallon solution tank. The Chariot 3 iScrub 26 SP is the second model to be built on Windsor’s third generation Chariot platform.  [Read More]


Windsor Releases the Next-Generation of Stand-On Cleaning Equipment: Chariot 3 iScrub 26
Friday, October 12, 2012

Englewood, CO., Oct 12, 2012—Windsor, a Member of KÄRCHER North America will introduce the Chariot 3 iScrub 26 to the market at the ISSA Show in Chicago, IL on Wednesday Oct. 17th, 2012. The Chariot 3 iScrub 26 is the third generation of Chariot stand-on cleaning equipment. This machine features a 26” scrub path, a 28 gallon recovery tank, and a 25 gallon solution tank. The Chariot 3 iScrub 26 is the first model to be built on Windsor’s third generation Chariot platform. You will instantly notice the new sleeker look of this machine as it has a completely new exterior. Chariot 3 has all the benefits of the previous Chariot platform and it is even more user-friendly than before. The Chariot 3’s biggest benefit is that it is twice as productive as the average walk-behind scrubber for the same or less price. Customers will appreciate the efficiency, durability, and ease-of-use from this new Chariot.  [Read More]


Windsor Introduces 3 New Products to Launch Q1 of 2012 at ISSA 2011
Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Windsor, a Member of KÄRCHER North America, introduces three new products at ISSA 2011 including new patent-pending Chemical-Free Cylindrical Stripping Rollers, the new Chariot iGloss 20 and also an enhanced head to the powerful dual motor Versamatic.  [Read More]


Cleaning Equipment Manufacturer Tennant is Sued for Making Misleading Claims
Thursday, September 22, 2011

Alfred Kärcher GmbH & Co. KG, parent company of Windsor and the world market leader in cleaning technology, has filed lawsuits against national companies of its competitor Tennant.  [Read More]


Windsor Introduces the New Recover 18 Wet/Dry Vacuum
Monday, August 01, 2011

Windsor, a Member of KÄRCHER North America, introduces the new Recover 18 high-performance wet/dry vacuum designed with new features for ease of use by the customer.  [Read More]


Windsor Introduces the New Chariot iScrub 22 SP Cylindrical Stand-On Scrubber
Thursday, July 28, 2011

Windsor, a Member of KÄRCHER North America, introduces the Chariot iScrub 22 SP cylindrical stand-on scrubber to the Chariot line of highly productive commercial floor care equipment.  [Read More]


Windsor Commits to CIMS I.C.E. Certification
Friday, January 28, 2011

Denver,CO – Windsor, a Member of KÄRCHER North America, announces the certification of their entire sales force, upper management and marketing department as Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) ISSA Certification Experts (I.C.E.).  [Read More]


Windsor Introduces the New Chariot iVac 24” and 34” All Terrain Vacuums
Monday, November 08, 2010

Denver, CO – Windsor, a Member of KÄRCHER North America, introduces two new members to the Chariot family, the Chariot iVac 24” ATV and the Chariot iVac 34” ATV HEPA stand-on vacuums.   [Read More]


Windsor Introduces the Chariot iScrub 20 Deluxe
Friday, August 06, 2010

Windsor, a Member of KÄRCHER North America, introduces a new member to the Chariot iScrub 20 family, the Chariot iScrub 20 Deluxe. The Chariot iScrub 20 family of stand-on rider scrubbers achieves unmatched productivity when compared to walk-behind scrubbers sized from 17" to 26".   [Read More]


Windsor Featured On "World's Greatest!..." Television Show
Friday, June 25, 2010

Denver,CO – Windsor, a Member of KÄRCHER North America, will be featured on “World’s Greatest!..,” a television show that features behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with some of the most unique companies, products and people worldwide.  [Read More]


Windsor Introduces the Pivot
Monday, October 05, 2009

Denver,CO – Windsor, a Member of KÄRCHER North America, introduces the Pivot - a 16” dual-brush, cylindrical floor scrubber. The versatile, portable Pivot is a compact, versatile scrubber that provides superior scrubbing with two counter-rotating brushes and 60 lbs of down pressure.  [Read More]


Windsor Introduces the New Chariot iScrub 20”
Monday, October 05, 2009

Denver, CO – Windsor, a Member of KÄRCHER North America, has introduced the new Chariot iScrub 20”, a stand-on scrubber specifically designed and built around the needs of our customers.  [Read More]


Windsor Introduces New Product Demo Tool
Monday, October 05, 2009

Denver,CO – Windsor, a Member of KÄRCHER North America, has launched a new product demo tool called “Windsor Connect,” that will allow users to take a closer look into Windsor products without leaving the home or office.  [Read More]


Windsor Introduces the Axcess Floor Care Line
Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Denver,CO – Windsor, a Member of KÄRCHER North America, introduces a new, innovative complete maintenance solution for carpet and hard floor - all in one versatile package—the Axcess Floor Care Package.  [Read More]


Windsor Introduces the Dominator 13
Monday, June 15, 2009

Denver,CO – Windsor, a Member of KÄRCHER North America, introduces a new 13 gallon carpet extractor with the productive cleaning power and the versatility of a portable carpet extractor —the Dominator 13.  [Read More]


Windsor Introduces the NEW Chariot iScrub 24” & 26”
Friday, January 16, 2009

Denver, CO – Windsor, a Member of KÄRCHER North America, has taken the industry’s first stand-up platform automatic scrubber, the Chariot iScrub, and made it even better. Providing more productivity and ease of use, Windsor introduces the next generation of Chariot iScrub—with added value, and at less cost.  [Read More]


Windsor Introduces the Saber Blade 12 & 16
Friday, October 31, 2008

Denver, CO – Windsor Industries, a Member of KÄRCHER North America, introduces two new highly productive scrubbers to the Saber family.   [Read More]


Windsor Introduces the Radius 300 & 360
Friday, September 12, 2008

Denver, CO - Windsor Industries, a Member of KÄRCHER North America, has designed two new high productivity floor sweepers built to be fast and efficient on hard floors or carpet.  [Read More]


Windsor Launches “Windsor Connect” Online Training Webcasts
Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Denver, CO, August 18, 2008 -Windsor Industries is excited to launch the Windsor Connect on-line training system.  [Read More]


Kärcher Cleans the Space Needle
Thursday, May 29, 2008

Seattle’s best-known landmark and most popular tourist attraction is due for a bath. Kärcher is pleased to announce that the Space Needle is expected to be squeaky clean by July, assuming Seattle’s weather cooperates.  [Read More]


Kärcher Canada Inc. Joins Kärcher Floor Care
Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Kärcher Canada Inc. will become an operating unit of Kärcher Floor Care, Inc. (formerly known as Castle Rock Industries, Inc.). Kärcher Canada distributes the Kärcher commercial floor care equipment line and provides sales, customer service and technical support from its headquarters in Mississauga, Ontario.  [Read More]


New Wool Carpet Brushes Now Available For iCapsol Mini and iCapsol Mini Deluxe Deluxe Encapsulation Machine
Monday, December 03, 2007

Denver, CO – Windsor, a Member of Kärcher Floor Care, introduces a carpet care solution for wool carpets with a wool carpet brush now available for the iCapsol Mini and iCapsol Mini Deluxe.   [Read More]


Windsor Introduces The Clipper DUO
Thursday, November 08, 2007

Denver, CO – Windsor Industries, a Member of Kärcher Floor Care, Inc., introduces the newest addition to the DUO Interim and Deep Carpet Extraction family.  [Read More]


Windsor Offers Red Carpet Chemicals For Commercials & Industrial Applications
Monday, July 16, 2007

Windsor Industries, a Castle Rock Industries (CRI) company, today announced its Red Carpet chemical line, designed for carpet extraction, interim carpet cleaning, deodorizing and spotting applications in commercial and industrial environments.  [Read More]


Windsor Introduces The NuWave
Tuesday, July 03, 2007

Denver, CO – Windsor Industries, a Member of Kärcher Floor Care, Inc., introduces a wide area vacuum that offers cleaner carpet, a cleaner building, and cleaner air.   [Read More]


Windsor Introduces The Radius Family
Friday, June 15, 2007

Denver, CO – Windsor Industries, a Member of Kärcher Floor Care, introduces six new sweepers with superior cleaning power.  [Read More]


Windsor Introduces The Treadway
Friday, June 15, 2007

Denver, CO – Windsor Industries, a Member of Kärcher Floor Care, introduces its newest, specialty cleaning machine, the Treadway escalator cleaner.  [Read More]


Windsor Introduces The Mini Pro Extractor
Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Denver, CO – Windsor Industries, a Member of Kärcher Floor Care, Inc., introduces a faster, simpler, small area extractor to its line of products. The Mini Pro offers simple operation and productively cleans and freshens up carpet surfaces with less effort.   [Read More]


Windsor Introduces The DUO Family of Carpet Extractors
Wednesday, May 09, 2007

Windsor Industries, a Member of Kärcher Floor Care, Inc., introduces their new line of DUO Interim and Deep Carpet Extraction products. The Commodore and Voyager DUO are innovative products with iCapsol interim cleaning, and deep extraction cleaning all in one machine.   [Read More]


Kärcher Names Dennis Meagher, Former CEO of Kärcher Floor Care, Inc. as New Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Alfred Kärcher Holdings, Inc.
Monday, May 07, 2007

Effective July 1, 2007, Dennis J. Meagher, the former Chief Executive Officer of Kärcher Floor Care, Inc. will be appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Alfred Kärcher Holdings, Inc., and will assume the overall responsibility for our operations and subsidiaries in North America and Canada.  [Read More]


Kärcher Floor Care Names Elliot Younessian as New Chief Executive Officer
Sunday, May 06, 2007

Effective July 1, 2007, Elliot Younessian will be assuming the role of Chief Executive Officer of Kärcher Floor Care, Inc. Elliot joined Castle Rock Industries in 2000 with more than 20 years of experience in Engineering, Operations and Marketing.  [Read More]


Windsor Welcomes Rick Hamilton As Market Channel Manager
Saturday, May 05, 2007

Denver, CO – Windsor Industries, a Member of Kärcher Floor Care is pleased to announce that Rick Hamilton has joined Windsor in the position of Market Channel Manager supporting the Corporate, Rental, Unisource, GSA and OEM channels.   [Read More]


Brian Clark Wins Distinguished Service Award
Friday, May 04, 2007

Denver, CO – Windsor Industries, a Member of Kärcher Floor Care proudly congratulates Brian Clark for winning a prestigious service award. At last month’s CleanLINK conference, Brian Clark was recognized for his respected work and valued contributions to the service industry by receiving the Distinguished Service Award by the National Upholstery and Carpet Cleaners Association (NUCCA).  [Read More]


Kärcher Floor Care Launches New Web Site
Wednesday, May 02, 2007

Denver, Colorado – Kärcher Floor Care (KFI), the leader in Innovative Equipment Solutions, today announces the launch of our new web site at www.KarcherFloorCare.com.   [Read More]


Windsor Upgrades To SAP System
Tuesday, May 01, 2007

Windsor Industries is pleased and excited to announce the start to the long awaited upgrade of our computer information systems. Mid 2008 will see the transition from the current Mapics/AS400 environment to the powerful SAP system. As we prepare for this conversion, you will notice a new look and feel to literature, order acknowledgements, invoices, packing slips, product labeling and PO’s. Our existing products will now have an additional item number designation that will be utilized in the new system in 2008. Effective immediately, the additional product identifier will be displayed along with our current information to help ease the transition, familiarize you with the new format, and ensure a seamless conversion. As new products are introduced to the Windsor family the new format for the item number will be assigned immediately.   [Read More]


Castle Rock Industries Announces Name Change
Monday, April 16, 2007

Following the acquisition of Castle Rock Industries, Inc. (CRI) in Englewood, Colorado last year, their integration into the Kärcher group of companies has been successfully completed.   [Read More]


Joint Release from Tornado and Kärcher
Sunday, April 15, 2007

The recent acquisition by Kärcher of Castle Rock Industries, Inc. and more specifically in the Windsor line, and subsequently the acquisition of Tornado by Taucony has certainly changed the landscape of the industry in the United States and has caused both companies to review what relationship these companies should have in the future.  [Read More]


Green Cleaning...another Windsor Innovation
Friday, February 09, 2007

Windsor has invested heavily in innovations such as AquaMizer™ that conserves natural resources. The Chariot® line of products was designed by ergonomic experts to reduce injuries caused by muscular and skeletal strain. The DUO line of deep extraction & interim cleaning equipment in conjunction with the iCapsol™ encapsulation chemicals protect both the indoor environment, natural resources and people. Learn more about Green Cleaning and our commitment to environmental responsibility.  [Read More]


Windsor Sadly Announces Death of Corporate Market Channel Manager, Robert S. Gorsky
Monday, January 29, 2007

Robert S. gorsky, 56, peacefully passed away on thursday, January 25, 2007.   [Read More]


Windsor’s iCapsol Mini Interim Carpet Cleaner Wins the ISSA 2006 Innovation Award
Monday, October 09, 2006

For the second straight year, Windsor Industries was awarded the most innovative product (Power Equipment category) for the Windsor iCapsol Mini.  [Read More]


Castle Rock Wins ISSA Innovation Award for the Windsor Chariot
Wednesday, October 26, 2005

ISSA debuted their new Innovation Award at this year’s show in Las Vegas, October 19-21. Castle Rock Industries was awarded the most innovative product (Power Equipment category) for the Windsor Chariot.  [Read More]


Castle Rock Industries Wins Exhibitor Magazine’s “Sizzlin” Award for Best Overall Campaign
Saturday, October 01, 2005

CRI was awarded Exhibitor Magazine’s “Sizzlin” award for their ISSA 2004 campaign. Each year, Exhibitor presents the Sizzle Awards to companies who have produced exceptional results using exhibit-promotion strategies.   [Read More]


Windsor Expands the Chariot Family of Cleaning Equipment
Monday, September 12, 2005

The Chariot platform, from Windsor, a Castle Rock Industries company, continues to launch new Chariot models to address additional cleaning needs. The Chariot is a new category of cleaning equipment – the industry’s first “stand-up” machines. The current Chariot stand-up models offer customers multiple cleaning processes— the iScrub™ disk and cylindrical scrubbers and the iGloss™ burnisher. The new models, the Chariot iRenew interim carpet cleaner and the Chariot iVacuum wide area vacuum increases the family to five.   [Read More]


Windsor Introduces the Industry’s First Stand-Up Auto-Scrubbers and Burnisher
Wednesday, June 08, 2005

The Chariot platform, from Windsor, a Castle Rock Industries company, is a new category of cleaning equipment—the industry’s first “stand-up” machine. The New Chariot TM stand-up platform offers customers two cleaning processes—iScrub and iGloss—and three models; Chariot Disk Scrubber, Chariot Cylindrical Scrubber, and Chariot Burnisher.  [Read More]


CASTLE ROCK EXECUTIVE DOWNUNDER
Friday, March 11, 2005

Jeff Hanko, Executive Vice President - Operations for Castle Rock Industries, visited dealers in Singapore, Australia and New Zealand during February as part of Castle Rock’s ongoing expansion and support program for Windsor dealers in this region.  [Read More]


Windsor Introduces The Chariot
Wednesday, November 10, 2004

The Chariot, from Castle Rock Industries (CRI), is a new category of auto-scrubber—the industry’s first “stand-up” machine.  [Read More]


Windsor Introduces The Flexamatic Vacuum
Thursday, November 04, 2004

The Flexamatic, from Castle Rock Industries (CRI), is the newest addition to the company’s industry-leading Windsor brand of upright vacuum cleaners. With an articulating head for maneuverability, powered by dual motors, yet weighing only 15 pounds, the Flexamatic is the most powerful, mobile and lightweight upright on the market.  [Read More]


Windsor Industries celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Versamatic vacuum
Monday, February 23, 2004

Windsor Industries is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Versamatic vacuum, one of the strongest and most enduring brands in the sanitary supply industry. As part of the celebration, Windsor is offering $5,000 for the oldest Versamatic still in use.  [Read More]


Castle Rock Introduces New Windsor Storm Floor Machines
Tuesday, September 16, 2003

Castle Rock Industries today introduced its new Windsor brand of floor machines, The Storm. The family of new machines includes low speed (175 rpm) models in widths of 13, 17, 17 and 20 inches, and a dual speed (175/300 rpm) 20 inch model.  [Read More]


Windsor Announces Auto-Scrubber That Extends Solution Usage By 35 to 50% Between Tank Fill Ups
Thursday, July 17, 2003

Windsor Industries, a Castle Rock Industries company, today announced its Saber Cutter walk-behind auto-scrubber with the exclusive Aqua-MizerTM system. The Aqua-Mizer extends scrubbing times between refills by using cleaning solutions more efficiently, without requiring special detergents or foaming surfactants.   [Read More]


Windsor Introduces New Multi-Purpose Cleaning System
Thursday, July 17, 2003

Windsor Industries, a Castle Rock Industries company, today introduced its new multi-purpose cleaning system, the CompassTM. The Compass is a specialty surface cleaning machine that safely and accurately dispenses cleaning solutions with high-pressure rinses, then vacuums the surface completely dry. It reduces the entire cleaning cycle by 33% or more.   [Read More]


Windsor Introduces New Interim Carpet Cleaning Method
Monday, July 14, 2003

Windsor Industries, a Castle Rock Industries company, today introduced its new Rombus Carpet System. Designed for interim carpet care, the Rombus Maintainer quickly and easily freshens carpet surfaces, removing general traffic soils, spots and stains.  [Read More]


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