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JOST closes acquisition of leading manufacturer of agricultural front loaders Ålö Holding AB

Neu-Isenburg, January 31, 2020. JOST Werke AG (“JOST”), a leading global producer and supplier of safety-critical systems for commercial vehicles, announced today the successful closing of the acquisition of Ålö Holding AB (“Ålö”). The responsible antitrust authorities approved the acquisition without restrictions. The closing of the transaction was completed on January 31, 2020. For more […]

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Altor to divest Ålö to JOST

Altor Fund III (“Altor”), Fort Knox Förvaring AB and Management Investors have today signed an agreement to divest Ålö Holding AB (“Ålö”), the world leader within material handling solutions in the agricultural industry to JOST Werke AG (“JOST”). JOST is a world leading supplier of systems to the Truck and Trailer Industry. Ålö is the […]

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Ålö Sustainability Report 2018

We continuously work to gain win-win situations for both the environment and Ålö and in 2018 we made great progress in many areas. We can proudly say that this year we have reduced the carbon footprint by 29%! Our positive impact originates from innovation for the end-user, energy efficiency, water aspects, reduced emissions and efficient […]

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Ålö announces relocation of its Telford, Tennessee operation – Significant investment being made by the Company to support its U.S. customer base

Ålö Tennessee USA announced today that it is permanently closing its Telford site at the end of this year and will be relocating the operation to a new, state of the art facility to be located in the Southeastern US.  The specific new site location is expected to be announced within the next 60 days. […]

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New factory for Ålö in China

Ålö AB, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of front loaders and associated implements, is pleased to announce that the new factory in China has been launched successfully and operation is running smoothly, as planned. The new location in Ningbo gives Ålö the space and capacity needed to continue meeting the increasing demands. The grand […]

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CEO Niklas Åström interviewed by Swedish media

Local Swedish newspaper VK has written a piece about Ålö, the record-breaking revenue and our digital development. CEO Niklas Åström was interviewed and talked about Q-companion and the digital future of farming. Link to article (swedish language): https://affarsliv24.vk.se/2517144/alo-satsar-digitalt-har-sprangt-2-miljardersgransen

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Transition of CEO at Ålö

As of December 31st 2018, Ålö CEO Mr. Leif Thorwaldsson will leave the company and go into early retirement in order to spend more time with family. Mr. Thorwaldsson has served as CEO at Ålö for close to three years and has steered the company through a period with many significant and important changes. Mr. […]

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We are proud to announce

that our subsidiary Agroma S.A were ISO9001-certified on okt 31 – 2017!

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Alo UK Award Winner

At the Royal Welsh Show, in July, Alo UK Ltd was announced as the winner of the prestigious Dr Alban Davies Perpetual Trophy for innovation in agriculture for the new Q-series loader and Q-companion. A very proud achievement especially as Alo UK are celebrating 50 years of serving British farmers with Quicke loaders!

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We are proud to announce

that our subsidiaries  Alo Tennessee Inc. and Alo Agricultural Machinery Ningbo were ISO9001-certified on Feb 14 respective Feb 18 – 2017!

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