Sponsored: The History of Åkerströms Björbo AB

17 August 2016


Founded in 1918, Akerstroms Bjorbo AB develops, produces, markets and services robust products to a global market for radio remote control of industrial cranes, mobile applications, door-opening systems and locomotives.

Åkerströms has more than 50 years of experience developing high quality radio remote control products for industrial and mobile applications. The company is expanding internationally and has an extensive network of distributors for local servicing and support.

Åkerströms wins major remote control Deal

Åkerströms has won a major order worth approximately SEK 900,000 (approx £82,000 GBP) from Timars Svets & Smide in Falkenberg. The order relates to the reconstruction of older trucks, including the refurbishment of 40 existing vehicles to equip them with Åkerströms’ remote control solutions. The remote control solutions will be used for functions for loading and unloading of bridge sections.

“We’re delighted to be able to announce that we have been chosen for this significant order,” says Andreas Hedström, Director of Sales and Exports, Åkerströms Björbo AB. “We will supply a customised solution based on the customer’s particular requirements, which will feature a combination of remote control and cable control.”

Please contact Andreas Hedström, VP Sales/Export Manager for additional information. You can reach Andreas by phone on +46 (0)241-250 19 or email andreas.hedstrom@akerstroms.se