Milestones

2017 Divested from Sandvik to FAM AB

2015 Acquisition of SGL Technology, Netherlands

2014   Launch of high precision steel belts for production of ceramic tiles

2014   Investment in the intellectual property of Brimrock Inc,  Canada to expand sulphur processing & handling offer

2014   Investment in a state-of-the-art steel belt leveling plant in Sandviken, Sweden

2013   Acquisition of TechnoPartner Samtronic GmbH, Germany

2012   Invention of the Teflon/Steel Belt Combi Double Belt Press for composite material

2009   Launch of the Rotoform High Speed pastillation system

2007   Divestment of Sandvik Sorting Systems to  Fives-Lille, France

2001   Acquisition of Hindrichs-Auffermann GmbH, Germany

2000   Delivery of the largest Wood Based Panels belt ever   (L: 131 m, W: 4 m, T: 3 mm)

1997 Head Office moved to Sandviken, Sweden

1995 Complete casting & drying process line for polymid film

1991 Start up of complete processing line for Double Belt Press belts

1990 Second wave of Double Belt Presses (for production of plastic material)

1985 World’s largest perforated steel belt – Ultra Washer for   Pulp (L: 72 m, W: 6 m, 90 milllion holes)

1980 Launch of the Rotoform pastillation system

1969 Sandvik Process Systems, SPS, founded (Head Office i Fellbach, Germany)

1969 Invention of the Sandvik Double Belt Press

1935 Launch of the first steel belt cooler for chemical products

1931 Launch of the stainless steel belt

1925 Launch of the world’s first bake oven belt

1901 Launch of the world’s first steel belt conveyor