The Engelbert Strauss CI Factory, Schlüchtern, Germany
The CI Factory is home to Engelbert Strauss, Germany’s leading producer of utility wear and workwear. It shapes the local landscape and has made its mark as a cutting-edge manufacturing facility in the state of Hesse. The brand’s hugely popular workwear and fashion clothing have achieved veritable cult status. A family-owned business with international operations, Engelbert Strauss embraces state-of-the-art logistics, laser technology and robotics to offer practically limitless customisation options for shirts, trousers and shoes in every colourway imaginable.
The CI Factory has around 1,500 employees who benefit from this modern, high-tech workspace and feel-good environment. Floor to ceiling windows flood the stylish rooms with light and provide stunning views of the surrounding landscape. When it came to the staffrooms, Engelbert Strauss chose timeless, durable furniture from Thonet. These pieces add to the sense of well-being and help create a comfortable setting for breaks and meetings.