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The latest news from Olofsfors group.

20 October 2021

Olofsfors GmbH now in Simmozheim, Germany
Olofsfors GmbH now in Simmozheim, Germany

On October 9, the opening ceremony of the new Olofsfors facility in Germany took place.

28 September 2021

Press release: Meaningful commitment from the forest industry
Press release: Meaningful commitment from the forest industry

“Nowadays everyone can participate, and all the sums are counted, big and small" says Kjell-Erik Åström, Sales and Marketing Manager at Olofsfors.

21 May 2021

Olofsfors AB is closed for holidays week 29-30
Olofsfors AB is closed for holidays week 29-30

Olofsfors AB closed for holidays 19:th-30:th of July. We wish you all a pleasant summer!

12 May 2021

Welcome to the new Olofsfors website
Welcome to the new Olofsfors website

Welcome to the new Olofsfors website: which embodies the substantial work from our brand over the last two years.

21 April 2021

Olofsfors GmbH is moving to new address
Olofsfors GmbH is moving to new address

Our German sales company moves to new business premises.

9 February 2021

Press release - Olofsfors newly hires and changes its market organization
Press release - Olofsfors newly hires and changes its market organization

Olofsfors strengthens and changes the market organization in the forest business area by hiring Micael Olsson, who most recently came from Cranab in Vindeln.

27 January 2021

Alexandra Uusaro writing her Master Thesis at Olofsfors AB
Alexandra Uusaro writing her Master Thesis at Olofsfors AB

Olofsfors is a market leader in production of plow steel on the global market. We are also working in close cooperation with the mining industry in especially Sweden but also in other countries. Both for plow steel and product applications to the mining industry, our customers demand only the highest quality products produced from boron steel giving long wear life and cost efficient daily use of the products. Therefore Olofsfors AB has started a long term cooperation with LTU(Luleå Technical University) and Boliden Mining company to study wear life and wear time both from practical applications doing field studies as well as more scientific tests in laboratorial environment.

21 January 2021

Press release - Olofsfors has recruited a new CEO
Press release - Olofsfors has recruited a new CEO

"After 30 years in the company, I hand over the CEO position."

11 December 2020

Olofsfors wants to save the rescuers
Olofsfors wants to save the rescuers

Despite the fact that as a firefighter you run twice as high a risk of getting cancer, many people combine their regular job with saving others. Olofsfors AB currently employs 6 part-time firefighters.

10 December 2020

Olofsfors has won the "Manufacturing Industry of the Year" award

Sweden is currently in fifth place in the world in terms of robot density, with 277 robots per 10,000 employees, according to statistics from IFR (International Federation of Robotics). During ABB Robotics Experience Day, December 9, Olofsfors was awarded the honorary award "Manufacturing Industry of the Year".

27 November 2020

Best international growth

Big congratulations to our fantastic owner Anders Wikström, Olofsfors AB (P. Wikström J: r AB), who on Thursday night was awarded for "Best International Growth" in EY Entrepreneur of the Year, region north.

26 November 2020

The winner of the Pink Ribbon 2020

The winner of the Pink Ribbon 2020 is; Contribution no. 23, RW skogsmaskiner AB. Congratulations!

26 November 2020

The draw for the pink ribbon, today 14:00. Live on Facebook
The draw for the pink ribbon, today 14:00. Live on Facebook

Today, November 26, the draw for the Pink Ribbon will be broadcast live! See this on our Facebook page at 14:00. 43 entries are in the draw (see below). Each contribution of SEK 5,000 to the Swedish Breast Cancer Association has meant a profit opportunity.

24 November 2020

Successful companies are fighting for the title of Entrepreneur of the year
Successful companies are fighting for the title of Entrepreneur of the year

Olofsfors AB can proudly announce that Anders Wikström; owner of the Olofsfors group, Iggesund Forest, Alab / Aluman and Grader Service, is one of this year's finalists in EY Entrepreneur of the Year, region north.

4 November 2020

NEW RECORD!

As many as SEK 223,000 were brought together by companies and private individuals around Sweden and Finland. This is a new record in the Olofsfors Pink Ribbon fundraiser for the benefit of cancer research.

15 October 2020

Veterans at Olofsfors are back

- Skills supply is a problem for the industry. It is very difficult to get hold of a trained workforce and the knowledgeable are already involved, says Göran Nyberg, Olofsfors' CEO.

30 September 2020

The forest industry continues the fight against breast cancer

Olofsfors CEO: "We want to make it possible for more people to contribute"

30 September 2020

"Pink ribbon" interview with Curras Transport AB in Edsbyn

Interview with the winner of the 2019 "Pink Ribbon".

24 January 2020

New link system
New link system

Olofsfors can now offer a 29 mm link system for your track.

27 November 2019

Olofsfors AB strengthens its presence in Northern Sweden
Olofsfors AB strengthens its presence in Northern Sweden

From 1 December 2019, Olofsfors AB will double its resources in northern Sweden within its product areas wear steel for construction machinery and road steel for plows and graders.

12 November 2019

And the winner is...
The winner of Olofsfors AB's Pink Track 2019 has been chosen

The winner of Olofsfors Pink Track in favor of Cancer Research has been chosen, Curres Transport in Edsbyn, CONGRATULATIONS!

8 November 2019

Olofsfors AB receives the prestigious award, Export Company of the Year
Olofsfors AB receives the prestigious award, Export Company of the Year

The recipient of the Umeå Gala's prestigious Export Prize went to Olofsfors AB this year.

5 November 2019

Press release - 29 companies donate record amounts to cancer research
Press release - 29 companies donate record amounts to cancer research

There were 29 companies that together with the initiator Samsons received the highest bid in Olofsfors pink ribbon auction. SEK 5,000 has been donated by each company and 4 companies have donated as much as SEK 10,000 each to breast cancer research. Shortly after Samsons sent out a call to contribute to cancer research, the first unit buyer called.

24 October 2019

Olofsfors AB <3 Samsons
Olofsfors AB <3 Samsons

Sweden's forest entrepreneurs and companies are involved!

18 October 2019

Press release - companies join forces to support Olofsfors' commitment to cancer
Press release - companies join forces to support Olofsfors' commitment to cancer

Samsons in Vallsta outside Bollnäs has taken the initiative to raise extra money for cancer research via Olofsfors' pink track auction. This is done by donating SEK 5,000 and encouraging other companies to do the same.

27 September 2019

Press release - Pink Track 2019
Press release - Pink Track 2019

Olofsfors' commitment to cancer

24 May 2019

The last steel out, when Olofsfors road steel line goes into the grave
The last steel out, when Olofsfors road steel line goes into the grave

Since the start in 1992, 50,000 tonnes of steel have rolled through the old road steel line, which has now done its part. This week, the last road steel rolled through the line that over the years has spit out about 4 million road steels. A journey, the steels laid out one after the other from Olofsfors in the north to Egypt in the south.

3 May 2019

Press release - International interest in Olofsfors Pink Track
Press release - International interest in Olofsfors Pink Track

The 2018 pink track aroused great interest at the fair in Estonia where the track has been shown. MFO OÛ, the winner of the latest auction, wanted to create an international interest and commitment to support cancer research. They have thus sold the track on with the goal of donating the entire sum again to cancer research in Estonia.

26 April 2019

Olofsfors AB - Pink Ribbon has now been delivered
Olofsfors AB - Pink Ribbon has now been delivered

Olofsfors AB has now delivered the Pink Ribbon for 2018, at the Maamess trade fair in Estonia.

28 February 2019

Press release - New production record
Press release - New production record

It is the tailwind of the tracks and steel manufacturer Olofsfors AB. With a new sales record for 2018, the new year has started strongly with a production record on their forest machine tracks. 120 pairs of tapes have been made in one week.

25 January 2019

Are you a student? Look here!
Are you a student? Look here!

Uniaden, "Sweden's broadest labor market day" at Umeå University on 29 January.

19 December 2018

Olofsfors had a film team in our factory

Here is the result of the video recording that took place in Olofsfors just over a week ago, where Olofsfors automated production got a part in the film.

20 November 2018

Press release - Olofsfors AB took home this year's production award at Nordmaling's corporate gala
Press release - Olofsfors AB took home this year's production award at Nordmaling's corporate gala

“Old is still the oldest. This company delivers nothing but clearly measurable and good results, results that the whole municipality is proud of. At the same time, they stand for security, growth and an enormous commitment to the municipality ”. This was part of the motivation that Conny Nordendahl, business developer in Nordmalings Municipality, read out when it was announced that Olofsfors had won this year's Production Award.

16 November 2018

Press release - Record amount for Olofsfors for cancer research
Press release - Record amount for Olofsfors for cancer research

This year's pink ribbon auction in favor of breast cancer research was a success. The final bid ended up at a total of SEK 155,000 and Olofsfors is more than satisfied with the result.

23 October 2018

Olofsfors is nominated for Nordmaling's gala
Olofsfors is nominated for Nordmaling's gala

Nordmaling's corporate gala 2018 will be held on 16 November and it is now clear that Olofsfors is one of the nominated companies at this year's production award.

25 September 2018

Run a forest machine with Olofsfors tracks in a new video game
Run a forest machine with Olofsfors tracks in a new video game

Olofsfors tracks is included in the latest edition from Farming Simulator. The video game developed by Giants Software invites you to a world as a modern forest machine operator.

19 June 2018

New unique track by Olofsfors with exceptional flotation capacity

This summer Olofsfors will release its biggest news in a long time. With the new CoverX, the life of the forestry machine tracks increases significantly. ”CoverX has an unique profile, which doesn’t look like anything else before”, says Kjell-Erik Åström, Regional Sales Manager of Olofsfors.

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