Sandvik is an engineering group in tooling,
materials technology, mining and construction

Sandvik at a glance

Sandvik is a global engineering Group with more than 47,000 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 metal cutting as well as components in cemented carbide and other hard materials
  • Equipment and tools for the mining and construction industries as well as various types of processing systems
  • Products in advanced stainless steels, special alloys and titanium as well as metallic and ceramic resistance materials

Business areas

Sandvik's operations are organized into five 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 87 billion SEK (approx.)
Number of employees 47,000 (approx.)
Chairman of the Board Anders Nyrén
President and CEO Olof Faxander
Investments in R&D 3 billion SEK (approx.)
Number of active patents
8,000 (approx.)
Head Quarters Stockholm, Sweden
Founded year 1862

*Figures are for 2013