Highly skilled man as well as women provide the necessary technical support in customer service.

About us

Great ideas drive development. We create lasting results in a way that is economically, environmentally and socially responsible. Our innovative products and solutions enable everything from food production to space travel, improving the everyday life of people everywhere.


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Where industrial ideas come to life

As a global, industrial company based in Stockholm, Sweden, we have about 43 000 employees and customers in more than 180 countries. Our industrial ideas empower our customers to grow and drive society forward. This is how we create a better tomorrow. We are pioneers and technology drivers, and industries all over the world rely on our expertise. Our market-leading compressors, vacuum solutions, generators, pumps, power tools and assembly systems can be found everywhere.

Our mission is to achieve sustainable, profitable growth. This means innovating with a long-term perspective and supporting our customers to meet their sustainability ambitions. It means minimizing environmental impact from our operations and products. It means making sure our employees are safe and healthy and that our company stays lean and efficient. It also includes growing in a way that is ethical, respecting and promoting human rights and with zero tolerance for corruption throughout the value chain.

Visit our innovation section to learn more about how we turn industrial ideas into smart and innovative solutions. Or learn more about our facts and figures.

Home of Industrial Ideas

We have been turning great ideas into business-critical benefits since 1873. Learn more about us and our spirit of innovation in this video.

Our business areas

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Compressor Technique

The business area provides compressed air solutions; industrial compressors, gas and process compressors and expanders, air and gas treatment equipment, and air management systems. The business area has a global service network and innovates for sustainable productivity in the manufacturing and process industries.

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Vacuum Technique

The business area provides vacuum products, exhaust management systems, valves and related products. The main markets served are semiconductor and scientific as well as a wide range of industrial segments including chemical process industries, food packaging and paper handling. The business area has a global service network and innovates for sustainable productivity in order to further improve its customers’ performance.

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Industrial Technique

The business area provides industrial power tools, assembly and machine vision solutions, quality assurance products, software, and service through a global network. The business area innovates for sustainable productivity for customers in the automotive and general industries.

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Power Technique

The business area provides air, power and flow solutions through products such as mobile compressors, pumps, light towers and generators, along with a number of complementary products. It also offers specialty rental and provides services through a dedicated, global network. Guided by a forward-thinking approach to innovation, Power Technique provides sustainable productivity solutions across multiple industries, including construction, manufacturing, oil and gas, and exploration drilling.

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Key financials

Download quarterly and yearly income statement, balance sheet, cash flow, key figures and sustainability figures for recent years. Find more financial information per Business Area level.

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For a sustainable future

Our compressors, vacuum systems, industrial tools and power solutions run on less energy, reduce emissions and improve safety and ergonomics.

See how we innovate for a sustainable future in this video