Husqvarna AB
Type Public
Founded 1959 (1689)
Headquarters Stockholm, Sweden
Key people Magnus Yngen, President and CEO
Industry Consumer Durables
Products Outdoor power products for forestry, park maintenance and lawn and garden care.
Revenue (turnover) Swedish krona (SEK) 33,3 billion (2007)
Operating income SEK 3,6 billion (2007)
Employees 16,000 (2007)

Husqvarna AB is a Swedish manufacturer, the world's largest producer of chainsaws, lawn and garden equipment, and cutting equipment for the stone and construction industries. The company was spun off by Electrolux in 2006.[1]

Husqvarna builds a variety of lawn and garden equipment for Sears under the Craftsman brand.

From 1990 until 1996, they were the title sponsor of the Independence Bowl through their Poulan and Weed Eater brands. Additionally, Husqvarna is the official lawn care and landscaping equipment of NASCAR.

Husqvarna also sponsors Swedish ice hockey club HV71.

Brands Owned Edit

Private Label Brands ProducedEdit

  • Agrasamit
  • BERNARD Loisirs
  • Bestgreen
    • Bestgreen Comfort
    • Bestgreen Serie Or
  • Central Park
  • Columbia
  • Companion (for Sears)
  • Craftsman (for Sears)
  • Fleurelle
  • Gardol
  • Handy Power
  • Hurricane
  • Huskee (for Tractor Supply Company)
  • Klippo
  • Lazer
  • Mr. Bricolage
  • Performance Power
  • Predator
  • Prestige
  • Prim
  • Royal
  • SARP
  • Sentar (for Univert)
  • Statesman (for Southern States Cooperative)
  • TAGA
  • Uniropa
  • Val Garden
  • Verts Loisirs
  • Westfalia
  • Wizard (for Western Auto)
  • Zenoah


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