In 1959, Gunnar Sandberg established ElektroSandberg and lay the foundation for what we now know as Sandberg Development.
As of January 7 Mikael Samuelsson is the new CEO for GRANULDISK.
During the summer it was decided to spin off operations focused on the decontamination of fire rescue equipment from GRANULDISK into a separate company - RESCUE Intellitech.
Sandberg Development is a family-owned investment company, with a vision to contribute to growth and social value through active ownership of innovation-driven companies. Our mission is to invest in and develop innovation and technology-driven companies based in southern Sweden.
Money should be put to work and create growth
As a committed owner, our long-term objective is to stimulate innovation and business opportunities, and to inject resources and expertise with the goal of helping companies become leaders in their sector and segment.
Our investment philosophy is based on the conviction that money should be put to work to make more money. This philosophy has guided us for almost 60 years.
Sandberg Development will develop and invest in innovation and technology-driven companies based in southern Sweden through long-term, active ownership.
By investing in new technology and innovation, Sandberg Development will contribute to growth and social value.
Aimpoint develops, manufactures and markets one of the world’s fastest, most effective and robust sighting systems for firearms, based on a Swedish red dot sight technology, for hunting, target shooting and in police and military applications.
Camurus develops innovative and long-acting drugs for the treatment of serious and chronic diseases, such as opioid dependence, pain, cancer and endocrine disorders, based on its proprietary formulation technology FluidCrystal®. The Camurus share (CAMX) has been listed on Nasdaq Stockholm’s Mid Cap segment since 2015.
GRANULDISK is a market leader in commercial pot-washing machines. Since 1987, GRANULDISK has been offering sustainable commercial dishwashers that use PowerGranules at high temperatures for hygienically clean and safe wash results using substantially less water and chemicals than other solutions. GRANULDISK’s business is based on a Swedish innovation.
Rescue Intellitech has developed a washing machine for the fire rescue services. The Solo Rescue machine cleans contaminated equipment such as gloves, helmets, boots and breathing apparatuses, helping the crew to avoid exposure to combustion gases, soot particles and toxins.
ISEC has developed a camera system for harsh environments, such as radioactive environments in nuclear power plants. Better surveillance helps to improve safety and reduces the need for unplanned downtime. ISEC is based in Helsingborg and the company’s monitoring systems is mainly used in Swedish, European and US power plants, but other markets are also in the pipeline, primarily in Asia.
Orbital Systems was founded in 2012 by industrial designer Mehrdad Mahdjoubi in Lund, with the aim of using innovative water technology to reduce the consumption of both fresh water and energy by developing an innovative shower that both purifies and re-uses the water.
SWATAB has developed an innovative system for washing textiles. The company´s unique filter system transforms ordinary tap water into a special ultrapure water that washes clean and friendly, completely without detergents and harmful chemicals.
Gunnar Sandberg founded Sandberg Development in 1959. And for almost 60 years, we have been identifying and turning innovative ideas into successful companies. Working together, we grow and learn from each other as we search for new business opportunities. As a family, we want to take responsibility – for companies, and for the world around us.
We want the companies that have been with us for 30 years to receive the same support and conditions for growth as a new investment. Sandberg Development’s history is shown on the timeline. Of around 30 business operations the ones on the timeline are only a selection.
It is our long company history, our watchwords and way of working that form our company culture, where we identify ourselves as a Family-owned Innovation-driven company with the conviction that a Long-term Approach creates World-class.
Our companies are at the cutting edge of technology and create value for our customers.
We aim for the best – to offer the best technology,
value and profitability.
We represent a 60-year-old Swedish industrial legacy that we are proud of and want to carry forward.
We have shown that a long-term, sustained approach generates results in successful companies.
We want to improve, invest and develop – we have no stated exit strategy.
Sandberg Development is a corporate citizen and wants to contribute actively to a more sustainable society.
We share our time, our knowledge and our commitment to strengthen people and the projects we are passionate about.
Some of the projects we are involved in are: