In 2008, Axelent Spain became a partially owned subsidiary of Axelent AB. It became a wholly owned subsidiary in 2015. We asked Erica Bengtsson, MD, Axelent Spain, some questions.
What products do you sell?
“Our core business is accident prevention which makes Axelent X-Guard Classic and Lite our biggest sellers. During the last year we’ve had an increased demand for warehouse partitioning products, e.g. SafeStore and X-Store.”
How many employees does the company have?
“Increased demand for our services has led to new staff recruitment this year. We are now 11 in total.”
Which industries do you supply?
“We supply several industries, but mainly the machinery, robotic, automation production and automotive industries.
What are Axelent’s strongest points?
“Axelent has a strong Design and R&D department where they always strive to stay at the forefront of developments. This results in a range of innovative and prime quality products that always put customer at first.”
What are the benefits of being part of the Axelent Group?
“Being part of the Group is a sign of quality and professionalism. With 25 years of experience in machine guarding and with various brands within the Group, it will help us grow in all countries. We receive solid support from head office where excellent professionals come up with ultimate solutions for partners and customers. ”
What do you and your customers feel about Axelent being a Swedish company with its own production?
“It’s a known fact that Made in Sweden is a sign of quality. For us it’s a sales advantage when presenting Axelent products and when adding that production also takes place in Sweden it gives us the best recipe for being successful on the market.”
How do you view the future?
“Our goal is to grow in the market together with Axelent. Providing excellent solutions and speedy customer service makes us a reliable partner for our customers. The support from Axelent Sweden along with improved communication and collaboration between us will enable us to establish the Axelent brand further in Spain and Portugal.”
Acquisition of Axelent Spain. Mats Hilding, MD Axelent AB, Xavier Arranz, former MD of Axelent Spain, Christian Souabe, MD BMI Axelent.
New employees at Axelent Spain. Eric Plana, Technical Office and Elena Cervera, Marketing and Sales Support.