Mats Hilding, MD, Axelent AB:
“When I look back on the events during Axelent’s 20-year history it fills me with admiration and respect. A mixture of goals orientation and a fair slice of luck set the course for our amazing progress.
During the 1990s, at the start of our journey, there were several events that propelled us forward. Looking back, it’s fair to say that the European Union has had a great significance.”
We quickly set our sights on becoming the fastest player
“One crucial factor early on was the decision to excel in the area of machine guards. To become best in machine guards. That Rapid delivers without forgoing quality standards, became our hallmark. An interesting reflection and proof that we are thinking along the right lines. We have never had as many first-time customers as now. This concerns not only our new markets but also the larger established European markets.”
One plus one will make more than two
“In the near future I can envision increased collaboration between the various brands in the Axelent Group. We will continue to create greater added value for our customers. Our ambition is also to see greater collaboration between our subsidiaries around the world, as increasingly more business is conducted globally across country borders. We will utilize the advantage of being on most markets through our subsidiaries or our representatives.”
In 20 amazing years Axelent has gone from scratch to becoming a multinational company in 50 countries. This is our time line: