!!! Jetzt anmelden: STAHL Hausmesse 2023 !!! !!! register now: STAHL Hausmesse 2023 !!!

The history of washing machines

Washing clothing by hand at lakes and rivers was a cumbersome effort that lasted until the late 17th century. Inventor John Tizack figured that the laundry work needed a machine to simplify the process.

Tizack’s idea resulted in the development of a washer with a laundry press capable of directly wringing the laundered fabrics. His invention was the turning point for the washing industry. In the beginning, his washing machines were primarily used in large-scale industrial laundries, achieving greater laundering efficiency through technical assistance. Many inventors were working on washing machines from the 18th century onwards. The first washing machine with a perforated wash cylinder was built in 1902, although it was still a hands-on process. In 1909, the first washer was launched on the market, and it was in 1948 that STAHL built the first metal washing machine.

You might also be interested in

Sie wollen mehr wissen?
Logo STAHL Wäschereimaschinen

Dear customers,

on Thursday, 21.10.2021, we will not be available from 12.00 o’clock due to an internal company event.
On Friday, 22.10.2021, you can reach us again as usual from 7.30 am.

Thank you for understanding.