Otto Christ AG

Since 1963, Otto Christ AG has been one of the leading manufacturers of car wash units in Europe.  The Christ company offers a wide array of products, ranging from roll-over wash units, wash tunnels, tram and train wash units, polishing units, truck & bus wash units, self-service wash parks to water recycling systems. The strength of Otto Christ is that is produces every product they sell in-house to the highest German standards including ancillary wash products like:  vacuum cleaners, high-pressure cleaners, advertising agents, magnet card readers, as well as, car wash and care products are produced in our factory in Benningen (Germany). 

Christ exports approximately 50% of their equipment through subsidiaries based in Austria, Switzerland, France, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, the Czech Republic, the Slovakian Republic, Hungary, Spain, Italy and Belgium. Christ exports to a further 25 countries world wider through exclusive distribution agreements. Autowash Pty Ltd holds the exclusive Australian agreement to distribute the Christ product.

Christ employs 1100 people throughout Europe including 17 commercial apprentices and 37 industrial apprentices.

Otto Christ AG currently earns an annual turnover of more than 117 Mill. EUR and is situated in a covered production facility with more than 71,139 m2. Subsidiary companies are located in Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, the Slovokian Republic, Hungary, Spain and France.

As attested to by its board of directors (Otto Christ (Chairman), Walter Christ, Dr. Richard Christ, Otto Christ jun., Alexander Christ, Markus Christ, Engelbert Haggenmüller) Christ is one of Germany’s most successful family run companies and is the known as the most financially stable company in the industry worldwide.

Most importantly, through the continual development and implementation of state of the art German wash technology Christ has earned the reputation of being the highest quality car wash manufacturer in the world.


Christ's 71,000 sqm car washfactory in Benningen, Germany

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