Learn about the history of TASKI cleaning which evolved from a single disc machine in 1955 to robotic technology in 2016. Check out our TASKI timeline below.

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  • 1955
    wega single disc machine, this cleaning revolution paved the way for the transition from manual cleaning to machine cleaning. This was the genesis of TASKI’s success, and 50 years on remains at the heart of our machine range.
  • 1965
    TASKI spray system, composed of a single disc machine with integrated spray device, nylon pad and spray emulsion. This method enabled hard floors to be cleaned, maintained and polished in a single step.
  • 1969
    TASKI duo mop, a new device for wet cleaning, marked by its simplicity. This clever trolley-mounted system featured a blue bucket (clean water) and a red bucket (waste water), paving the way for future colour-coding in cleaning hygiene.
  • 1973
    TASKI combimat 42E, the small, easily manoeuvrable scrubber drier bridged the gap between existing large automatics and the method of using single disc machines and wet vacuum cleaners. Thanks to its versatility, it became the most successful automatic cleaning machine and in some places is still used today.
  • 1977
    TASKI DS system – used to clean and disinfect hospital and care home floors, it utilises a dispenser for the release of disinfectant. This market novelty was successfully used throughout Europe and overseas for more than 25 years.
  • 1981
    Dish and textile cleaning – systems for hand washing as product line extensions. An important step towards becoming a general supplier for cleaning and hygiene in hospitals, hotels and catering facilities.
  • 1982
    TASKI combi boy, a variable component trolley programme. Consistent use of colours and symbols facilitated the instruction and training of foreign language staff – a huge success.
  • 1990
    TASKI combimat 600, at the time the smallest battery powered scrubber drier in the market. This very compact construction was achieved by utilizing new high quality plastic materials, which also allowed significant simplification of the machine in terms of use and maintenance.
  • 1998
    TASKI ergodisc, a revolu-tion in single disc machines. Previously unachieved levels of operator ergonomy were obtained through new solutions such as reduced vibration, ergonomically shaped handle and “soft start” characterisitcs of the motor. Since their introduction more than 100 000 TASKI ergodsic machines have been sold.
  • 2000
    TASKI combimat swingo, the Formula 1 amongst automatic scrubbers. All-wheel steering and high cleaning speed made this “racing machine” the successful market leader. Awarded the International Interclean Innovation Award 2000.
  • 2002
    TASKI swingo 750/1250 series, forms the heart of our scrubber drier range. It’s excellent performance, unbeatable manoeuvrability and simple maintenance has defined new standards in the industry.