Hultdin System AB

Hultdin System AB is one of the world`s leading manufacturers of crane-tip equipment. We have a very broad product range of grapples, grapple saws, chain saw systems and dampers for cranes. We also provide dampers to front end loaders, wheel loaders, and fork lifts with our unique damping system.

Company details

P.O.Box 100, Skolgatan 12 , Malå , Västerbotten County 930 70 Sweden

Locations Served

Subsidiaries

Business Type:
Manufacturer
Industry Type:
Manufacturing, Other
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)

Hultdins offers a very broad product range of grapples, grapple saws, chain saw systems and dampers for cranes. We also provide dampers to front end loaders, wheel loaders, and fork lifts with our unique damping system.

Our main office is located in Malå in the north of Sweden. We also have an R&D and manufacturing subsidiary in Burträsk, and a sales subsidiary in Brantford, Ontario, Canada.

Close co-operation between our customers, our representatives in various parts of the world and development department at head office have allowed us to assume a leading position as innovators in our product area.

This is a position that we intend to maintain in the future.

 Waldemar Hultdin founded Hultdins in 1928. He started his career as a carpenter in the village of Aspliden in the north of Sweden. He was initially manufacturing furniture to the families in the village, but changed strategy of his company when all the families in the village were supplied with furniture. He then started a workshop that produced wagons, sleds, and tools for the forestry industry. The company expanded after a couple of years when Waldemar sons Gustav and Ove also started to work for the company.

Hultdins expanded in 1956 and hired a new employee, Haldo Hultdin. The company had then started to produce forestry equipment for agriculture tractors. The tractors were equipped with a crane, grapple, and tracks.

By 1963 the company had grown to 30 employees and had a turnover of 2 Million Swedish crowns. Hultdins relocated the company to Malå from Aspliden after striking a deal of cranes, grapples, and tracks for 45 tractors.

A new invention in 1965 started a new product called Partractorn, which was a joint venture between Hultdins and its dealer of Nuffield engines. The Partractor was a forestry-equipped tractor with two engines that operated independent of each other for the tractor drive system. Steering of the machine was made by adjusting the RPM on each engine. Hultdins built 40 machines before they had to cease production due to new Government Regulations which disallowed this type of steering concept.

Later in the 1970’s the company grew into a producer for other industries. Hultdins manufactured everything from wagons for the mining industry and robots for painting. Hultdins had about 100 employees during this period.

A new strategy in the 80’s led to construction of the company that you see today with focus on their own products. 

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The main plant in Malå is a high productivity, modern plant of high international class with laser cutting, CNC machines, numerically controlled bending machines, and robots.

A rational and well-planned production system, in an advanced computerized environment guarantees high precision throughout the manufacturing process.

Modern, computer-controlled machines combined with high level technology and well trained personnel; make it possible to produce the highest quality equipment at competitive prices.