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Husqvarna AB

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Husqvarna AB
Public (HUSQ B)
Industry Consumer Durables
Founded 1959 (1689)
Headquarters Huskvarna, Sweden
Key people Lars E. Westerberg
Hans E. Linnarson
Products outdoor powertools including robotic mowers, garden tractors, chainsaws and trimmers, consumer watering products as well as cutting equipment and diamond tools for the construction and stone industries.
Revenue SEK 30, 834 MSEK (2012)
Operating income SEK 1,6 billion (2012)
Employees 15,429 (2012)
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The Husqvarna Group (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈhʉːskvɑːrna]) is the world's largest producer of outdoor power products including robotic mowers, garden tractors, chainsaws and trimmers. The company was spun off from Husqvarna Vapenfabriks Aktiebolag in 1959. Based in Huskvarna, Sweden, the Group is also the European leader in consumer watering products[1] and one of the world leaders in cutting equipment and diamond tools for the construction and stone industries. The company was spun off by Electrolux in 2006. Husqvarna Group sponsors different local initiatives, among them the Swedish ice hockey club HV71.


Husqvarna owns the following brands:[2]


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