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7 Dec 2018

Axel Johnson International acquires within driveline systems and non-destructive testing (NDT).

Axel Johnson International’s business groups Industrial Solutions and Lifting Solutions is extending their service offering through the acquisitions of Marindus Group Limited (MGL) and AMC S.R.L. Axel Johnson International’s business group Industrial Solutions recently announced the acquisition of the British…

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3 Dec 2018

Axel Johnson International enters industrial automation via acquisition of OCS

Axel Johnson International has entered the market for overhead conveying solutions and industrial automation by acquiring a majority stake in OCS AB, a global provider of overhead conveyor systems based in Borås, Sweden. OCS, founded in 1993, provides high quality…

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13 Nov 2018

Jonas Samuelson named to Axel Johnson’s Board of Directors

Jonas Samuelson, President and CEO of Electrolux, has today been named to Axel Johnson’s Board of Directors. Jonas has been with Electrolux since 2008 and is President and CEO since 2016. He has extensive experience of multinational industrial companies, including…

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8 Nov 2018

Axel Johnson creates Axbeautyhouse

To strengthen the position within a growing beauty market, Axel Johnson is now creating a whole new unit, Axbeautyhouse, which will be responsible for beauty purchases for the group companies Åhléns and KICKS. Axel Johnson already owns several companies within…

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21 Sep 2018

Axel Johnson International enters Australia and New Zealand by acquiring Brown Brothers/Kelair

Axel Johnson International’s Fluid Handling Solutions business group, AxFlow, has acquired Brown Brothers/Kelair, market-leading distributor of positive displacement and centrifugal pumps in Australia and New Zealand. The acquisition is the next step in AxFlow’s geographic expansion outside Europe, after the…

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13 Sep 2018

Stina Andersson new chief operating officer at Axel Johnson

Stina Andersson, current Strategy and Business Development Manager at Tele2, will be new Chief Operating Officer at Axel Johnson. The role is new and will form part of Group Management. Stina is expected to take office in early 2019. Stina…

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10 Aug 2018

Skincity acquires leading UK cosmeceutical skincare retailer

Skincity has acquired the majority of shares in Effortless Skin, one of the UK’s leading online cosmeceutical skin care retailers. After its launch in 2011, Skincity has rapidly grown into one of Scandinavia’s leading online skincare companies, achieving this growth…

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21 Jun 2018

D-Ax sells its shares in Virtusize

D-Ax invested in Virtusize in 2014 and now sells its shares to a group of Japanese investors, including Yahoo Japan Capital, Ideos Venture Cap fund, D4V, and Toyoshima. “We are happy to have been a part in establishing Virtusize as…

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8 Jun 2018

Axel Johnson becomes main partner to The Global Village and Järvaveckan

Axel Johnson becomes main partner to The Global Village, the non-profit association behind Järvaveckan – a meeting place for politicians, citizens, trade and industry to talk about integration, diversity, social sustainability and gender equality. In total, Axel Johnson donates up…

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4 May 2018

Axel Johnson International in several acquisitions

Axel Johnson International continue to strenghten their position as a market leading industrial group and has carried out five acquisitions in the past three months. Nomo, part of Axel Johnson International, strengthened its position on the Nordic market for bearings,…

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