Tradition and Philosophy

It's a tradition: Swiss quality for the hotel and restaurant industry
Ever since Schwob AG was founded in 1872, it has been committed to two main values -  tradition and innovation. Both now and in future, its Swiss location is of central importance. Thanks to our great experience we supply not only the hotel and restaurant industry but also clinics and residential homes.

In the course of our company's history, we developed a tradition of innovation under the motto "Look after the old – create the new". High-quality table, bed and bath linen are the focus of our productivity. We aim to provide creative designs, innovative manufacturing processes and personal, individual service. This is why Schwob AG has become a leading national and international supplier of high quality textiles in the course of its history.

Mission statement

Our tradition – successfully trading since 1872
We are an innovative Swiss company with a strong tradition and a firm faith in Switzerland as a production location.

Our credo
As a producer and service provider, we project a coherent visual image and seek to achieve the highest possible quality in all areas.
We align ourselves with our customers’ needs and requirements, and implement these needs and requirements in a creative, professional manner with enthusiasm.
We promote the individual strengths of motivated employees, support career progression and offer a high degree of social security, appropriate remuneration and a good working environment.

Our services
In our own Jacquard weaving mill and making up department in Burgdorf, we manufacture premium table and bed linen for the hotel and catering sectors and for customers in the healthcare sector.
In the domestic market, we offer top-class, economical textile care at various locations with our own laundries; and also an attractive, customised full linen hire service.

Our objectives
Nationally, we want to be the market leader for premium, custom-produced textiles for hotels, restaurants, clinics and residential homes. We offer products and services for the entire laundry management process from a single source. Globally, we want to further expand our high profile in the luxury hotel sector.
We adhere to the conditions prescribed by the authorities and the law and are fully committed to continuously improving our quality and environmental management.

Our style
When manufacturing, making up and delivering textiles and as a supplier of textile care services, we consistently act in a customer-oriented, flexible and straightforward manner.
As part of our participative management style, we set clear objectives and delegate tasks, authority and responsibilities to the appropriate level.
We act responsibly towards customers, employees, partners, the authorities and the environment, and do not tolerate discrimination or the use of child labour by suppliers.

Our environmental policy
Executive Board:
We take an active stance on environmental issues across our business operations and lay the foundations for satisfying the relevant legal regulations. The Executive Board and all members of management serve as role models by actively demonstrating this environmental policy.

We motivate and encourage our employees to behave in an environmentally responsible manner and expect them to minimise their energy and water consumption and the volume of waste they produce.

In addition to periodically reviewing and optimising our process, product and service quality with regard to environmental impact, we also work at improving resource consumption.
The public:
We communicate our environmental policy to the public and publish information about our efforts to constantly improve environmental protection.