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History

FinnvedenBulten has its origins partly in Finnveden, which was founded in Värnamo 1982, partly in Bultfabriks AB, which was established in Hallstahammar already 1873. The Company history meet in 2001 when Finnveden acquired Bulten and the Group that today is FinnvedenBulten is formed.

 

 

            Finnveden                                                                             FinnvedenBulten 

 

 

 

            Bulten 

 

 

Bulten 

1873

Bultfabriks AB established in Hallstahammar, Sweden.

1983 Göteborgs Bult & Nagelfabrik (established 1898) acquired by Bulten.
1995 Bulten acquired plant in Bergkamen, Germany.

1996

Bulten acquired plant in China.
1997 Bulten listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange.

1998 

Bulten acquired plant in Bielsko-Biała.

 

Finnveden

1982 Finnveden founded in Värnamo, Sweden.
1983 Finnveden listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange.
1986 Skogslunds Fabriks AB in Gnosjö, Sweden, acquired by Finnveden.

1991

Finnveden acquired BUFAB.
1997 AGÅ Maskiner in Reftele acquired by Finnveden.
1998 LPI Precision AB, containing among other things, Gjutal in Hultsfred, Sweden, acquired by Finnveden
1999 Mekanoverken in Forsheda and GMF (Gunnar Mattson Frost) in Mora, both Sweden, acquired by Finnveden.
2000 Volvo PV’s northern plant 2000 in Olofström, Sweden, acquired by Finnveden.

 

FinnvedenBulten

2001 Finnveden acquired Bulten, which was then delisted from the Stockholm Stock Exchange.
2002 Stamping unit in Reftele, Sweden, closed down and production transferred to other units.
2003

Headquarters moved to Gothenburg, Sweden.

Stamping unit in Gnosjö, Sweden, closed down and production transferred to other units.
2004

Factory building for sheet stamping in Bielsko-Biała acquired by Finnveden.

2005 Finnveden acquired by Nordic Capital and delisted from the Stockholm Stock Exchange.
Finnveden Metal Structures established foundry unit in Bielsko-Biała.
Business area BUFAB divested from Finnveden; became a portfolio company for Nordic Capital.
2006 Stamping unit in Vansbro, Sweden, closed down, which became the start for the Bielsko-Biała enterprise once machines and customer contracts were moved there.
2007 Business area Finnveden Powertrain divested to Italian competitor Gnutti Carlo.
2010 Stamping unit in Mora, Sweden, closed down and production transferred to other units.
2011 Name change of company to FinnvedenBulten.
FinnvedenBulten listen on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm.
2014

FinnvedenBulten focuses entirely on fasteners for the automotive industry and divests Finnveden Metal Structures to American Shiloh.