The AxFlow Group has evolved as Europe's leading company in its field through a combination of organic growth, strategic mergers and acquisitions, and divestment of non-core business activities. The year 2016 is a landmark in AxFlow's history starting the expansion outside Europe and becoming a worldwide distributor of fluid handling equipment.
AxFlow celebrates 30 years as a group!
Brown Brothers Engineering and Kelair Pumps acquire GT Water - specialists in fire water tanks to the building and fire safety markets in the Melbourne area.
AxFlow Great Britain expands its service and market coverage with Crest Process Engineering acquisition.
AxFlow ENTERS AUSTRALIA and NEW ZEALAND by acquiring Brown Brothers/Kelair - the market-leading distributors of positive displacement and centrifugal pumps in Australia and New Zealand.
AxFlow Germany acquires service company Pumpen Karrer - specialists in industrial equipment repair and maintenance & AxFlow Italy acquires service company Cinti Srl.
AxFlow France has taken a major step to greatly strengthen its service capacity with the acquisition of RDC Productions.
AxFlow enters Baltics fluid-handling market and acquires Bahr Pump OU (Estonia), Pumptechnique SIA (Latvia) and Flow Technologies UAB (Lithuania).
Process Partner AS – experts in process instrumentation, calibration and gas detection equipment for offshore and onshore industries - AS becomes a part of AxFlow Norway.
AxFlow, extends its product portfolio and market coverage in Switzerland with the acquisition of W. Moser AG.
AxFlow Holding AB acquires AQS Liquid Transfer in SOUTH AFRICA and EXPANDS ITS GEOGRAPHIC MARKET COVERAGE OUTSIDE EUROPE!
AxFlow Hungary acquires Forszi-Tech Kft and expands its service, maintenance and repair offer.
AxFlow celebrates 25 years as a group!
AxFlow Denmark expands its service resource by addition of 6 service experts in Gardner Denver air compressors.
AxFlow Norway acquires OE Solutions & Safe Supply and expands its engineering and service offer to oil and offshore market.
AxFlow is represented at Achema in Frankfurt 2012, the 30th International Exhibition-Congress on Chemical Engineering, Environmental Protection and Bio technology.
AxFlow UK acquires British based Thames Valley Pumps. AxFlow Limited, in Great Britain, has acquired Thames Valley Pumps in Windsor.
AxFlow acquires Norpump in Norway and expands it's engineering and service offer.
AxFlow UK opens new North East service and maintenance facility in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham.
AxFlow Finland acquires TM-Palvelu OY. AxFlow Oy in Helsinki Finland acquires of TM-Palvelu Oy, a well established pump service and piping contractor in Finland.
AxFlow AB, Sweden, acquires Chemo-Invest Specialpumpar AB in Helsingborg. The acquisition of Chemo-Invest Specialpumpar makes AxFlow AB the largest distributors of positive displacement pumps and fluid handling systems in Sweden.
The complete business activities of Hendriks Techniek Flevo B.V. in Dronten, The Netherlands is taken over by AxFlow's new subsidiary AxFlow Systems B.V. making AxFlow a systems supplier throughout Europe.
AxFlow Limited in Dublin, Ireland, acquires liquids handling supplier Combiflow Limited in Ballymount West Dublin.
AxFlow Limited, UK, acquires Yorkshire-based T.A.P.S. Limited, one of the leading pump and mechanical seal service and repair operations in the north of England.
Ole Weiner is appointed President and CEO.
AxFlow establishes an office in Cluj, Romania.
AxFlow launches the "fluidity.nonstop" concept.
Investment AB Latour acquires, through its subsidiary Specma AB in Gothenburg, Sweden, the Packings and Seals Divisions of the AxFlow companies in Sweden and Norway.
The AxFlow Group acquires through its subsidiaries in the Netherlands, France and Spain the market companies of SPX Process Equipment in the same countries. The acquisition also includes the SPX Process Equipment company in Italy.
AxFlow is established in Italy at Via del Commercio, Buccinasco (MI).
Mats R. Karlsson is appointed President and CEO.
AxFlow extends its Pan-European coverage embracing Slovenia and Croatia. AxFlow GesmbH in Graz, Austria, initially heads the operations starting June 15, 2003.
In January AxFlow Spain acquires Colfax Bombas SA in Barcelona from the German pump manufacturer Allweiler AG.
AxFlow NL and BE acquire the distributorship for Viking Pumps in the Netherlands from EMBA Pompentechniek BV in Dordrecht, and the distributorships for Viking Pumps and Johnson Pump (UK) in Belgium from EMBA Pump- en Filtertechniek NV in Vilvoorde.
AxFlow Denmark acquires Scana Godkjaer & Armatur A/S, Smorrum, Denmark.
This specialized pan-European distributor is now the undisputed market leader in its field, represented with own sales and service subsidiaries all over Europe.
In the UK, George Meller Ltd is restructuring into three specialized companies: AxFlow Ltd, Meller Process Equipment Ltd and Meller FlowTrans Ltd. AxFlow Norway acquires packing company Metro in Oslo.
In Denmark, Danax acquires the flow activity from Berendsen PMC (Sophus Berendsen A/S). In Hungary, AxFlow acquires Bajck Kft. A new AxFlow company is also established in Ireland.
In Denmark, Axel Johnson Teknik is divested. In Sweden, Svenska Tätningar is acquired and merged into Bergman-AXAB. Meller acquired Rogan Raydel (UK) and the Tank & Silo department of IMS (The Netherlands), forming Meller FlowTrans.
The pump departments of NESSCO (Norway) and DCM (Belgium) are acquired. So is Hillman Oy in Finland. In the same year, PROMAX is established in the Czech Republic.
Two other Norwegian companies, Norsk Pumpeindustri and Maskin K Lund are also acquired and merged into the group. In Spain, the pump division of MOPINSA is merged with Flowmax.
AKA Pump in Sweden is acquired and merged with Bergman-AXAB. In PL, a pump division is established together with AxEast. In NL, the engineering facilities of Al-Techniek NL are expanded. Axel Johnson Hellas in Greece is divested.
AxTrade Flow AB is, again, renamed AxFlow AB. Several non-core subsidiaries in Belgium, France and Germany are being divested.
A subsidiary, Flowmax, is established in Spain.
Acquisitions of Apliventil (Portugal), Gaflo (Germany) and Maskin AB AXAB (Sweden). The latter was merged with Bernhard M. Bergman AB to become AB Bergman-AXAB. Axel Johnson Flow AB became AxTrade Flow AB.
Volumax is founded in France and Wemex is transferred to a sister company, AxEast Asia. In Portugal, the Flow division of Axel Johnson Lda is turned into a separate, specialized company called Vendor.
Al-Techniek Benelux with offices in The Netherlands and Belgium is acquired and merged with Axel Johnson Industrial.
Axel Johnson Flow AB is established to co-ordinate and support the activities of about a dozen companies within the Axel Johnson Group.
They include George Meller and Bernhard M. Bergman AB.
Curt Källström is President and CEO.