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HÄGGLUNDS DRIVES

Hägglunds Drives is a global market leader in hydraulic drive systems intended for low speed and high torque applications.  Our systems contain a hydraulic motor, power unit and a control system. The Group has sales of approximately 2.1 BSEK and just over 900 employees.

Drive systems are used in a wide range of industries, for example in: mining, recycling, pulp and paper, rubber and plastics, offshore, fishing, building and construction. The Group's operations are carried on in three business areas: Industrial, Marine & Offshore and Mobile (Building & Construction). System sales account for around half of total sales, after-market services for just over one-third and component sales for the remainder.

Around two-thirds of new sales are to OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturer) and one-third to end users. Production is concentrated in Mellansel in Sweden. The Group has subsidiaries in 16 countries with personnel in over 20 countries with approximately 50 sales- and service offices. In addition, there are distributors in around 20 countries. The largest geographical markets are Europe, Asia, Australia and North America.

Hägglunds Drives is since the end of 2008 part of the Bosch Rexroth group. Bosch Rexroth AG is one of the world's leading specialists in the field of drive and control technologies

Key People

· Bengt Liljedahl, Manager for R&D.