Sandvik Group

Sandvik is a global engineering Group with about 43,000 employees with a strong commitment to enhancing customer productivity, profitability and safety.

Our operations are based on unique expertise in materials technology, extensive knowledge about industrial processes and close customer cooperation. This combination, coupled with continuous investments in research and development (R&D), has enabled us achieve world-leading positions in the following areas:

  • Tools and tooling systems for metal cutting as well as components in cemented carbide and other hard materials
  • Equipment and tools for the mining and construction industries as well as various types of processing systems
  • Products in advanced stainless steels, special alloys and titanium as well as metallic and ceramic resistance materials

Business areas

Sandvik's operations are organized into three business areas responsible for research and development (R&D), production and sales of their respective products.

Read more about Sandvik's business areas on the website for Sandvik Group

Key facts about the Sandvik Group*
Sales 82 billion SEK (approx.)
Number of employees 40,000 (approx.)
Chairman of the Board Johan Molin
President and CEO Stefan Widing
Investments in R&D 3.9 billion SEK (approx.)
Number of active patents 6,100 (approx.)
Head Quarters Stockholm, Sweden
Founded year 1862

*Figures refer to 2019 (continuing operations)

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