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Husqvarna AB

Husqvarna
Company nameHusqvarna AB
Company typePublic (OMX - SSE34915HUSQ B)
IndustryConsumer Durables
Founded1959 (1689)
HeadquartersStockholm
Key peopleHans Linnarson, acting CEO and President of the Husqvarna Group
Productsoutdoor power products including chainsaws, trimmers, lawn mowers and garden tractors, consumer watering products as well as cutting equipment and diamond tools for the construction and stone industries.
RevenueSEK 32 billion (2010)
Operating incomeSEK 2,5 billion (2010)
Employees15,000 (2010)

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The Husqvarna Group (-svˈhʉːskvɑːrna; OMX - SSE34915HUSQ B) is the world's largest producer of outdoor power products including chainsaws, trimmers, lawn mowers and garden tractors. The Group is also the European leader in consumer watering products 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 sponsors different local initiatives, among them the Swedish ice hockey club HV71.


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