1990: The start
Jan Olov Melin, Ola Melin and Stig Carlsson start the company with five employees
1994: Strong growth
Large agreement with the world’s leading front loader manufacturer means that we grow strongly and quadruple our turnover.
2001: A fruitful collaboration
Melin & Carlsson begins cooperation with world-leading side loader manufacturer Hammar Maskin AB.
2012: Generational shift
We are taking a new departure through a generational change under Ola Melin’s leadership, with a focus on growth, product quality and shortened lead times.
2013: Intensified environmental and quality work
We are environmentally certified according to ISO 140001 and introduce welding certification according to ISO 3834-2. In the same year, we build a new test room where we measure the performance of our cylinders
2020: Change of ownership
Melin & Carlsson gets new owners. Currently owned 75% by Draft Företagsinvest AB, the remaining 25% by Ola Melin.
2021: Tubex acquired
In early 2021, Melin & Carlsson acquires Tubex AB with operations in Tranås and Borås. The acquisition strengthens our range of hydraulic cylinders, pneumatic cylinders and telescopic cylinders.