New CEO of J.Sörling-Ilsbo AB,

We have today appointed Anders Felling as the new CEO of J.SÖRLING-ILSBO. Anders will from the first of October replace Pernilla Wiman, who has been acting CEO since January.
Anders comes most recently from YMER TECHNOLOGY, where he has worked since 2017 as business unit director (BU) with responsibility for the off-highway segment. Anders has extensive international experience where he has had several leading roles over the years. Anders has a solid background in marketing and sales and long experience of working with in-house developed products. Anders is 58 years old and lives with his family in Västerås in Sweden. Anders has a master's degree in industrial engineering and management from Linköping University. At the beginning of his career Anders worked for almost 11 years at Volvo Trucks in Gothenburg.
“I am very pleased that Anders Felling has accepted the position as CEO. He has a solid background from the industry with an extensive experience from marketing and sales, which will create excellent conditions for the company's continued development. I now warmly welcome Anders and at the same time I want to thank Pernilla Wiman, who during the year changed the business and took the company to a new level despite challenges during the spring, ”says Magnus Biesse, Chairman of the board.
“I look forward to contributing together with all employees to the company's continued development in an exciting industry under continuous development and change. It will be stimulating to have the opportunity to be part of a strong team” says Anders Felling as new CEO.

Magnus Biesse
Friday, August 21, 2020

Inducore acquires Björkö Mekaniska AB
and BN-Teknik AB

Monday, July 2, 2018

Inducore appoints Magnus Biesse as CEO

Inducore appoints Magnus Biesse as CEO after Petter Arvidson who left the position in september after his relocation to Gothenburg. The chairman Per Vannesjö upholds the role as CEO until Magnus Biesse enters his position during the spring, latest May 1.

Magnus is since 2011 CEO for Proton Group, based in Värnamo, with almost 700 MSEK turnover and above 400 employees in five business areas.

”Magnus has a very relevant background as leader for a family owned group with both own products and subsuppliers. He has been a strong driving force and clear leader in the development of Proton Group. I welcome Magnus Biesse to Inducore”, says Per Vannesjö.

For more information, please Contact:
Per Vannesjö, chairman and CEO Inducore
Tel +46 70 572 28 14

About Inducore:
Inducore is an industrial group with activities in truck bodies, system solutions and components. The group based in Västerås is represented in a number of cities in Sweden and has also activities in China and Poland and cooperation partners in several countries. Inducore has a turnover of appr 1 300 MSEK and appr 700 employees.
Tuesday, Januari 10, 2017

Karl Ove Grönqvist new CFO Inducore AB

Karl Ove Grönqvist start as CFO of Inducore AB, Västerås in September 12.
Karl Ove has extensive experience of senior executive responsibility for financial functions and IS/IT. Karl Ove has previously been CFO in the business area at AssiDomän Packaging and at Rottneros and Frango (in that time listed companies). Karl Ove have also been CFO in Euromaint. Since 2012, he has worked through his own company, with interim assignments, as senior financial positions in companies such as Fortum Heat, Dannemora Mineral and Munthers.

We welcome Karl Ove to Inducore!

Petter Arvidson
President and CEO
Inducore AB
Friday, Augusti 19, 2016

Arenco acquires KVK

Arenco AB has acquired Kalmar Verkstadskompetens AB (KVK),
KVK, with a turnover of approximately SEK 13 million in 2015, is active in machine assembly and rental of personnel for industrial companies.

Arenco, with operations in Kalmar and Shanghai, performs machine assembly and manufactures components within the machine segments; Packaging Machinery, Fish Cleaning Machines and Matchmaking Machines.

"With the acquisition of KVK, we strengthen our capacity in machine assembly. A well-functioning workshop with high competence, provides flexibility between our operations in Kalmar and Shanghai, which will benefit our customers," says Håkan Mattisson, President of the Arenco Group.

"In KVK we feel confident that Arenco chooses to make this acquisition, as we together have good opportunities to develop the business," says Andreas Nilsson, President of Kalmar Verkstadskompetens.

For further information:
Håkan Mattisson 0480 - 94538
Andreas Nilsson 0480 - 27085

Friday, April 15 , 2016

PLS acquires 100% of Norfrig specialising in FRC deepfreeze truck bodies

PLS & Sala Kaross AB, Rydaholm, Sweden has acquired Norfrig Sverige AB, including its subsidiary Norfrig, with total revenues of SEK 145 million. Norfrig was until the acquisition by PLS family owned. The company develops, markets, sells, and produces truck bodies for temperature-controlled transport of goods. Norfrig also runs service shops in Tomellila and Malmö in the South of Sweden, and Örbero, 2 hours drive west of Stockholm.

PLS & Sala Kaross AB is part of a Nordic group of leading truck body builders, Nordic Truck Bodies, NTB, which in turn form a business area within the Inducore Group. NTB, as well as Inducore, strengthens its position as one of the leading Swedish truck body builders through the acquisition of Norfrig.

​​​​​​​“We take one step forward and strengthen our position as a supplier of complete solutions of truck bodies, thanks to the acquisition of Norfrig” says Mr. Roger Åström, Managing Director, PLS & Sala Kaross. Mr. Åström continues: “Norfrig’s know-how and experience, plus their strong customer base brings additional strengths to us. Their long term strategy and strong brand in the area of temperature-controlled transport will also contribute to our joint success”.

“It has not been an easy decision for us to decide whether or not to sell” says Mr. Mikael Nilsson, Charmain, Norfrig Sweden AB. Mr. Nilsson continues: “We see great opportunities with PLS and Inducore as our new owners and we believe the decision to sell will be beneficial to all stakeholders”. Mr. Lars-Henry Andersson, Managing Director of Norfrig Sweden AB adds: “We will be able to develop our offering faster and widen the customer base together with PLS, and we will become really strong together!”
For more information, please contact:
Roger Åström, Managing Direcctor, PLS & Sala Kaross AB, +46-472-259 26;
Lars-Henry Andersson, Managing Director, Norfrig Sverige AB, +46-70-58 678 52.
“Inducore is a Swedish industrial group active in the areas of truck bodies, systems solutions, and component manufacturing. To create the best results for all its customers, the Group strives for solutions with high quality and reliability, achieved through a culture characterized by entrepreneurship, efficiency, and long-term thinking. The Group is established in many locations throughout Sweden and has activities also in China and Poland. Group wide revenues amount to SEK 1 200 million, with 650 employees. Please refer to for further details.”
Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Lemont acquires Logweld

Tuesday, December 29 , 2015

Inducore acquires Axipto

Thursday, December 17 , 2015

Sörling-Ilsbo acquires RKP

Monday,  Oktober 19 , 2015

Lemont AB acquires Svanströms Lackeringar

Lemont AB, Ludvika, part of Amymone Industry, Vasterås, has acquired Svanströms Lackeringar (Svanströms) with operations in Smedjebacken. Svanströms, with sales of approximately MSEK 15, is a surface treatment company with customers in the energy, forestry, and industrial sectors.

"The acquisition of Svanströms is a step forward that will strengthen our position as a full-range supplier in the areas of machining, surface finishing and assembly. Svanströms' know-how, expertise and customer base are a good complement to our business. Svanströms' customers are world leaders in their fields and they have a long-term strategic position in the market," says Thomas Olofsson, Managing Director of Lemont.

"Selling the company has been a major and difficult decision for me. However, I realise that the new owners, Lemont, will provide the resources we need to take another step in the development of the company. We will thus fulfill our customers’ expressed needs that Svanströms should expand and broaden its customer base," said Kenneth Svanström, owner and Managing Director of Svanströms.

"By having Kenneth Svanström remain in the role of Managing Director, we ensure that Svanströms will continue to create value for our customers while we take the company into the future together," concludes Tomas Olofsson.

About Lemont AB
Lemont AB’s owner, Amymone Industry, is focused on investments in traditional industrial companies. Amymone’s business concept is to develop sustainable companies with strong profitable growth through active, responsible ownership and professional, proactive management.

Prior to the acquisition, the company had 10 companies which together in 2013 reported sales in excess of MSEK 850 and employed about 550 people. The company’s operations are located in Ludvika, Hedemora, Kinna, Knivsta, Enånger, Rydaholm, Sala, Ockelbo, Alfta, Kalmar and Shanghai.
For more information:
Tomas Olofsson, Managing Director, Lemont AB, 070-564 03 50
Kenneth Svanström, Managing Director, Svanströms, 070-215 17 12
Tuesday, Januari 20 , 2015