Oskar Ehrle develops and designs the first steam jet DR 600 on behalf of "WAP - Guido Oberdorfer".
The company EHRLE is founded by Oskar Ehrle. Therefore, a manufacturing plant is built in Illertissen.
EHRLE constructs a fully automated cheese cutter with salt spray chamber on behalf of Werner & Pfleiderer company (Stuttgart).
The serial production of the EHRLE Steam Cleaner Jet 750 begins. This product is equipped with a single-piston pump, designed by Oskar Ehrle.
Due to the evolution of high pressure pumps the first cold water high pressure cleaners are manufactured in series.
First hot water high pressure cleaner EHRLE HDW 750 goes into production. With this tool the transition from steam jets to the nowadays popular hot water high pressure cleaners is initiated.
The first general importer is established in Switzerland. The new high pressure cleaners are used in many industries and enjoy a good reputation.
A bathwater heater for swimming pools with horizontal heat exchanger, „Iller Thermal“ is built.
Further development and model change of the hot water high pressure cleaners.
Several special accessories with combinated high pressure and steam nozzles are launched on the market.
Facelift for the hot water high pressure cleaners. The drawbar is replaced by a swivel caster with push bar. The model range is extended by powerful devices with a high water performance up to 1.800 l/h.
Development and design of the first self-service CarWash (Outdoor Rack) with water-softener and warm water heating boiler plant as a precursor of today's self-service CarWashes. With this invention the success of EHRLE's CarWash production was founded.
A new corporate identity is launched. In this context, the company gets his new corporate color, the EHRLE red.
Manufacturing and distribution of the first consumer cold water high pressure cleaner. This pressure washer is sold successfully both domestically and abroad.
Model change for hot water high pressure cleaners. For the first time CNC controlled machine tools are used for serial production.
EHRLE is now positioned as a full-service provider of EHRLE of complete CarWash equipment such as precast concrete plates and steel constructions for the wash bays.
Model change for the hot water high pressure cleaners. Use of transparent tanks and a plastic cover for the first time.
The devices are now produced on a semi-automatic production line.
The first cold water high pressure cleaner as compact machine is developed.
Due to the great success of the stationary cold water high pressure cleaner, EHRLE starts to develop and manufacture an new hot water high pressure cleaner for special use in the industry.
The customers area and the fields of application expand permanently.
Model change in the cold water high pressure cleaners. Modern triplex plunger pumps with a pressure range up to 200 bar and plastic reinforced machine coverings are established in the production.
Development and design of engine driven hot water high pressure cleaners. With this the high pressure cleaner is no longer current-dependent and can be used anywhere.
In order to the international breakthrough of the CarWash Outdoor Series, EHRLE offers now multi bay carwash installations with up to 12 wash bays,where all technic equipment is installedin a ready to use precast concrete technic-container.
Model change and a new design for the consumer cold water high pressure cleaners.
Introduction of the ETRONIC I control. All functions are now electronically monitored and evaluated.
Model upgrading of stationary hot water high pressure cleaner. The stationary high pressure cleaners are also available with complete stainless steel housings.
EHRLE develops the "DesignPro" Steel Structure for self-service carwashes. The design has been protected by law in throughout Europe. This ultra-modern steel construction is a trademark of EHRLE from now on.
Production of self-service vacuum cleaners in stainless steel or powder coated corrosion proofed cabinet. The special feature is the overhead suction hose system for a easy handling for the customers. The suction hose doesn't get dirty due to the fact that it never touches the ground.
In order to complete the manufacturing program of the self-service CarWash units for smaller business EHRLE introduces the series JetWash and JetWash Plus. This equipment is especially designed for gas-stations and car repair-shops.
Model upgrading of mobile hot water high pressure cleaners. New ETRONIC II control offers additional control and maintenance advantages. All machines are electronically monitored and evaluated.
Start of distribution of sweepers for commercial use. These sweepers are offered in different sizes up to professional ride-on sweepers. Customers can choose between electric or gasoline driven versions.
Production start of the SmartWash and SmartWash Plus modules. These single bay self-service stations offer a professional and cost effective solution and is specially designed for gas stations with already existing wash bays.
Distribution start of the RollOver portal wash system EHRPORT. These fully automatic rollover CarWash machines are supplementing the self-service CarWashes. The customer now can choose between a touchless manual, or a fully automatic brush cleaning of his vehicle.
The first complete wash and care-center becomes reality. The EHRLE Design Pro Steel Structure combines self-service car wash bays with automatic rollover centers.
With the cold water high pressure cleaner KD 2 x 2 a new, more compact two wheeled version of the KD 4 x 4 enters the market.