Family business Malysse currently serves 40% of all Belgian hospitals and 15% of Belgian residential care institutions. Each year, more than 12 million items of clothing from staff in hospitals and care institutions, 32,000 tons of sheets and 4 million items of clothing from care center residents take a spin through the company's washing machines.
By merging with CleanLease, the group’s activity in Belgium is doubled. CleanLease will have a thousand employees in Belgium and increase its number of branches to nine. As a result, the group will be closer to its customers, which will save on transport costs. CleanLease expects an annual turnover of EUR 190 million throughout the Benelux.
With Dutch as its official language, Flanders (Dutch: Vlaanderen) is the autonomous northern region of Belgium. The capital of both Belgium and Flanders is Brussels.