History

2015

Launch of the new campaign "The Smart Choice for Laundry"
Introduction of new washers, barrier washers, ironers and semi-commercial products

2013

Launch of a new 19,5 kg washer-extractor

2012

Launch of the new HD & WD washer-extractors
Introduction of the new branding "Industrial by Design"

2011

Launch of "Over-dry Prevention Technology" (OPT) and OPTimum control on tumblers

2010

Extension of the IPSO range with chest heated ironers

2008

Launch of the campaign "Clean the World"

2007

Launch of the ranges WF & WFF

2006

Alliance Laundry Systems (ALS) acquires LSG's CLD
Company name change: IPSO-LSG NV becomes Alliance International bvba
IPSO launches sales offices in Spain (IPSO Spain SLU) and Norway (IPSO Norge AS)

2005

LSG acquires the operations of Declerck Elektronika BVBA

2004

Start up of IPSO 2 (Deinze - Belgium)
Launch of various new products: CI Ironers - HC Washers

2002

Start of production of an energy efficient CD dryer range

2001

Move L-Tron to IPSO USA (closure of Cincinnatti plant)

2000

Merger between JENSEN and IPSO forms LSG, Laundry Systems Group
Inauguration of IPSO USA (New Plant)

1999

Start construction of new IPSO USA facility in Panama City, Florida
Establishment of Global Fox Financial

1998

Buyout of Amko, Kerkdriel, Holland

1997

IPSO goes public on the Brussels Stock Exchange (Euronext)

1996

Management buy-out
Incorporation of Cissell Manufacturing, Louisville, Kentucky

1995

Take over of International Dryer Corporation (New Bedford US)
Take over of Cissell (Kentucky US)

1993

Take over of D'Hooge Industries (Ghent)

1992

Take over of US distributor: Start of IPSO USA

1991

New manufacturing facility built at Wevelgem Airport

1987

New manufacturing facility built

1974

Production of the first IPSO machine with a capacity of 7kg

1973

Foundation of IPSO