When Norrahammars Ironworks, Sweden, is acquired the product range expands to include boilers and lawn mowers. This acquisition turns out to be the first step in the Group’s current focus on outdoor products. The first lawn mower powered by an engine is produced in 1946.
As demand for bicycles, mopeds and motorcycles declines, forestry becomes increasingly important in Sweden. Husqvarna’s expertise in engines is now utilized in new product areas and 1959 marks the start of production of chainsaws.
Husqvarna’s first power cutter is a redesigned saw.
In 1969, Husqvarna is the first company in the world to launch a chainsaw with an integrated anti-vibration system. Ergonomics has been important ever since.
Husqvarna Group pioneers the world’s first solar-powered robotic lawn mower. Within only 15 years, sales take off, making the robotic lawn mower a great success story.
A new production facility for manufacturing chainsaw chains opens in Huskvarna.
The next generation of professional chainsaws is launched. It is geared to deliver chainsaws with outstanding productivity, durability and reliability while staying true to our Husqvarna heritage and providing high ergonomics and safety. The saws are manufactured in the same factory where our chainsaw history began in 1959.
Husqvarna Group launches a game changing robotic lawnmower for homeowners with challenging lawns and connected homes. It manages a rough terrain and slopes with an incline of up to 70%.