Sandvik at a glance

Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering Group with about 45,000 employees with a strong commitment to enhancing customer productivity, profitability and safety.

Our operations are based on unique expertise in materials technology, extensive knowledge about industrial processes and close customer cooperation. This combination, coupled with continuous investments in research and development (R&D), has enabled us achieve world-leading positions in the following areas:

  • Tools and tooling systems for industrial metal cutting
  • Equipment and tools, service and technical solutions for the mining and construction industries
  • Advanced stainless steels and special alloys as well as products for industrial heating

Business areas

Sandvik's operations are organized into three business areas responsible for research and development (R&D), production and sales of their respective products. Read more about Sandvik's business areas

Key facts about the Sandvik Group*
Sales 86 billion SEK (approx.)
Number of employees 45,000 (approx.)
Chairman of the Board Johan Molin
President and CEO Björn Rosengren
Investments in R&D 3 billion SEK (approx.)
Number of active patents 8,000 (approx.)
Headquarters Stockholm, Sweden
Founded year 1862

* Figures refer to Group total 2015 excl. Mining Systems

Industry offerings

Key figures for Sandvik