Fagerdala World Foams is the parent company of an international group specializing in the development, manufacture and marketing of polymer foams.
The group employs approximately 1.600 people and operates 33 factories in 16 countries, with a total building area of 312.000 m². The head office is located at Gustavsberg Harbour on the island of Värmdö, 20 km east of Stockholm, Sweden, to where it was moved in 1999 from the original nearby location at Fagerdala.
A world of technical foams
Fagerdala is manufacturing foams for insulation, sealing, shock absorption, protection, cushioning, comfort, floatation, filtration, rigidity, etc. Foams are important materials in today’s society. They are lightweight, resource- and energy saving, and offer great opportunities for improving product performance and economy in a wide variety of applications. Foams make the world lighter!
Fagerdala Industri AB, founded at Värmdö, near Stockholm, Sweden
Fagerdala Tuotanto OY, Laitila, Finland, founded
Inducel Espumas Industriais Ltda, Campinas, Brazil, founded – sold 2000
Fagerdala Industri AS, Oslo, (now Rygge) Norway, founded
Airofom AG, Rothrist, Switzerland, founded – now Fagerdala Airofom A.G.
Inducel Industrial Foams, Singapore, founded (90%) – now Fagerdala Singapore Pte Ltd
Gefinex GmbH, Steinhagen, Germany, acquired (90%) – sold 2001
Termonova Oy, Ingå, Finland, acquired/founded – now Fagerdala Termonova Oy
Gefinex-Jackon GmbH, Steinhagen, Germany, founded (45%) – sold 2001
Dan-Foam A/S (Tempur), Aarup-Fyn, Denmark, acquired – sold 2002
Fagerdala World Foams AB became the holding company for the group
1992 – 2000
Tempur national companies founded worldwide in 30 countries – sold 2002
Fagerdala UK, Ltd., Middlesex, United Kingdom, founded
Inducel Industry, Bangkok, Thailand, founded (90%) – now Fagerdala Thailand Ltd.
Inducel Shanghai Foams Co. Ltd, CN, founded (90%) – now Fagerdala Shanghai Foams Co. Ltd
Fagerdala USA Inc., Lexington, USA, founded
Maxfoam Ltda, Campinas, Brazil, founded – now Fagerdala Brazil, Ltda
Gefinex Benelux S.A., Thimister, Belgium, founded – now Fagerdala Benelux S.A.
Gefinex Polymerschäume GmbH, Ohrdruf, Germany, founded – now Fagerdala Deutschland GmbH
The Vestocell EPP autoclave foam beads division of Hüls AG, Marl, Germany, acquired by Gefinex Polymerschäume GmbH (now Fagerdala Deutschland GmbH)
Por-Pac AB, Lindesberg, Sweden, acquired – now Fagerdala Por-Pac AB
Fagerdala Kaudern AB, Getinge, Sweden, acquired – now Fagerdala Getinge AB. The company was created from the former production division of Fagerdala Industri AB at Getinge
Fagerdala Cellplaster AB, Kinnahult, Sweden, founded. The company was created from the former production division of Fagerdala Industri AB at Fritsla and Kinnahult
Fagerdala’s headoffice moves from Fagerdala, Värmdö, to Gustavsberg Harbour, Värmdö
Pac-Lite, Inc., Marine City, Detroit, USA, acquired– now Fagerdala Pac-Lite, Inc.
Fagerdala Malaysia Sdn Bhd, founded (90%)
Fagerdala Suzhou Packaging Co. Ltd, China, founded (90%)
Fagerdala Marysville, Inc., Detroit, USA, founded
2003 The foam division of Mehren Rubber, Norway, acquired by Fagerdala Industri A.S., Rygge, Norway
Tradex AS, Rygge, Norway acquired – now Fagerdala Tradex AS
Pactuco Lompoc, Inc., California, USA, acquired – now Fagerdala Lompoc, Inc.
Fagerdala Peru, Inc., Illinois, USA, founded
The PPO (Gecet) and EPS autoclave foam beads division of Huntsman, Peru,Illinois, USA, acquired by Fagerdala Peru, Inc.
Pactuco, Inc., Rantoul, Illinois, USA, acquired – now Fagerdala Rantoul, Inc.
Fagerdala Thiger Marine Systems AB, Stockholm, Sweden, founded (80%)
EPSCement AB, Vallentuna, Sweden, acquired (90%)
EPSCement International AB, Gustavsberg, Sweden, founded (80%)
Öregrundsvarvet AB, Sweden, acquired by Fagerdala Thiger Marine AB
Izo-Blok Sp.z.o.o, Chorzów, Poland, acquired (90%) – now Fagerdala Izo-Blok Sp.z.o.o
Fagerdala Xiamen Packaging Co. Ltd, China, founded (90%)
Adlev srl, Milan, Italy, acquired (24%)
Gustavsbergs Hamn AB, Gustavsberg, Sweden founded (50%)
Fagerdala Event AB, Gustavsberg, Sweden, founded
Fagerdala Hicore AS, Fredrikstad, Norway, acquired (54%)
Fagerdala Thiger Marine Production Sia, Riga, Latvia, founded (80%)
EPSCement USA, Inc., Mendota-Chicago, founded
Polyciment, Paris, France, founded (80%)
Fagerdala Cell Tech Ind. Ltda, Campinas, Brazil, founded