Many of the industry´s suppliers have a long and exciting history. Below are the suppliers presented with a brief history of the Company, there are links to more information about the hsitory of the companies and links to the Company website, lots of Pictures, ads and catalog pages. Pictures, ads and catalog pages are founfd under the link picture gallery.
Some of the links are to pages that´s in Swedish.
Aug. Stenman (ASSA)
The Company was founded in 1881 by August Stenman. The Company manufactured hings. 1910 started to manufactur screw and first in 1939 began the manufacture of looks. The produtcion of screw ceased in 1975.
Bahco (BA Hjorth & Co.) was founded in 1889 by Berndt August Hjorth and Philip Getzmann as a machine tool and agency, located in Stockholm.
August 1890 a sales agreement for the exclusive right to sell J P Johansson products under the name Bahco worldwide.
Today Bahco is included in SNA Europe.
Bahco has over the years acquired several other companies.
C E J
C E Johansson (CEJ) was founded in 1901 by Carl Edvard Johansson same year he received a patent for "Dimensions Kit precisionsmåttagning".
The invention is sold worldwide and gained great importance for massproduktioen, particularly car manufacturing.
1611 was built an iron hammer, and that can be said to be the start to Fagersta Bruk.
1927 formed a group of five steel mills in Bergslagen with Fagersta Bruk as the main use.
Since 1980, operations in Fagersta divided in Fagersta Stainless, Atlas Copco and Seco Tools.
Habo Group / Isaksson
1921 started C G Isaksson company. The first produktioen consisted of sugar tongs and harness. The production of door handles and fittings started in the late 1920s. The company moved in 1938 to the Habo, where even today has its office.
2008 name was changed to Habo Group.
The company is now part of Lomand Industrier AB.
1992 buy hultafors, Thors Hammare and Hults Bruk.
2005 buy Hultafors, Wibe Stegar AB.
2006 buy Hutafors, Snickers Workwear AB.
Husqvarna started as rifle factory was established in 1689. In 1867 Husqvarna Vapenfabrik AB. In the early 1870s the foundry was built for production of wood stoves, stoves, pots and pans. Even sewing machines began to be manufactured.
Later also started the manufacture of motorcycles, mopeds, bicycles, appliances, chainsaws, outboard engines and garden machinery.
Since 1993 in parts of the old factory premises a museum, which has a large collection of the products manufactured by Husqvarna the years.
The company was formed in 1902 in the United States through a merger of Deering Harvester Co. and McCormick Harvester Co. along with two other company.
International Harvester expanded rapidly and in 1905 they opened the first factory in Europe, specifically in Norrköping. Norrköping plant was closed in 1969.
Kockums Mekaniska Verkstad was founded 1840. 1893 started production of enameled vessel under the name Kockums Emaljerverk in Ronneby (K.E.R.) a business that quickly grew.
Kockums has made enameled vessel in many different color schemes with the one that got the biggest spread is cream colored with green border, which was introduced in 1935.
Production of enameled vessels ceased 1971st
Nilsjohan or Nilsson & Johansson as the company was originally called, was founded in 1888 by two traders Gottfrid Nilsson and Levin Johansson. The company was from the beginning focused on the household.
The information about the company's products and its function was in the 1940s important for Nilsjohan.
"Nilsjohan Köksparad" and "The Kitchen Club" is for many well-known concept.
Högbo Stål and Jernverk was founded in 1862 by G. F. Göransson, who was first in the world managed to apply the Bessemer process on an industrial scale. 1868 change the company name to Sandvikens Jernverk.
1921 started production of stainless steel and 1942 hard metal.
1991 buy Sandvik AB Bahco Tools that are then sold back in 1999.