Husqvarna was originally created in 1689 as a musket producer for the Swedish Army. In the years since, however, the company has grown by leaps and bounds. The current incarnation of Husqvarna that many are now familiar with broke off from a company known as Husqvarna Vapenfabriks Aktiebolag back in 1959. The company is situated in Huskvarna, Sweden and The Husqvarna Group also owns the famed Electrolux, which spun off from the company in 2006. They own a wide range of companies and are also known as the sponsors of HV71, a Swedish hockey team. Other brands owned by The Husqvarna Group include Gardena, McCulloch, and Diamant Boart. Husqvarna sells products and product solutions to professionals and consumers alike in more than 100 different countries.
Husqvarna is famous for many different consumer items, most of which are outdoor power products. The company is a world leader when it comes to diamond tools as well as cutting equipment for both the stone and construction industries. The Husqvarna Group is also quite famous as the leader in Europe when it comes to consumer watering products. Some 50% of the company’s market is located in North America, while Europe accounts for another 40% of Husqvarna’s sales. The remaining ten percent of sales come from other countries around the globe.
Husqvarna creates a wide range of products, including their famed robotic mowers. In addition to these, they also produce items such as trimmers, chainsaws, garden tractors and traditional mowers, as well as other farm and lawn equipment. The company also produces a wide range of diamond tools, cutting equipment, watering products and more. The primary categories of products created by Husqvarna are construction products such as drilling equipment and saws, watering tools such as sprinklers and hoses, handheld items like saws and trimmers, electric mowers, wheeled tractors and mowers, and accessories such as replacement parts and safety equipment.