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Company nameÖhlins
IndustryAutomotive Industry
Founder(s)Kenth Öhlin
HeadquartersUpplands Väsby
ProductsSuspension components

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Öhlins (sometimes spelled Ohlins, pronounced: OH-LEENS) or Öhlins Racing AB, is a manufacturer of high-performance suspension systems for automotive, motorcycle, snowmobile, and ATV use. It is based in Upplands Väsby just north of Stockholm, Sweden. The company also produces other types of motorcycle components, including steering dampers and a two-wheel drive system .

The company was founded by Kenth Öhlin in 1976 . In 1987, Yamaha Motor Company became the majority-owner of Öhlins Racing AB, with Öhlins continuing to operate as an independent company within the business group . In December 2007, Öhlins reclaimed a 95% share of the company back from Yamaha .

There are six design departments at Öhlins, with a total of more than 50 engineers, each specializing in a particular field . Öhlins Research centre in Jönköping, Sweden (with 7 employees in 2002) are responsible for the development of the Öhlins Continuously Controlled Electronic Suspension (CES) system .

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