-Top qualitycomfort since 1918.Once there were tough, strong and quiet men and women, hard working and serious, but always close to a good laughter. There has been a huge technical evolution since then but still there is the same devotion for comfort. The pictures give a glimpse of the everyday activities in the Swedish factory in the past.
At the age of 23, Eric Stjerna, starts manufacturing of upholstery furnitures and a wholesale trade within upholstery material, furnishing fabrics, carpets and curtains.
Manufacturing of springs and spring units starts.
The business is divided into three, different companies of which Starsprings concentrate on the manufacturing of spring products.
Tore E.Stjerna takes over the management.
Opening of the Altorp factory.
Launching of LFK in Sweden by Starsprings.
The production of pocket spring starts.
Opening of the Vreta factory.
Introduction of ultrasound welded and glued pocket spring unit.
ISO 9001 is implemented.
NilsEric Stjerna and Elisabeth Axelstjerna take over the management of Starsprings.
Opening of the Horsby factory.
Separate department for research and development opens in Herrljunga.
Launching of the patented X-Pocket™ spring.
Establishing a subsidiary company in Brazil for production of spring units and beds for trucks.
Launching of the patented pocket product ActiveZone™.
ISO 14001 is implemented.
Automatic line producing beds for trucks.
Subsidary, Starsprings Poland SP.Z O.O. is founded.
Starsprings gets Volvo Supplier of the year award.
Production in subsidiary company Poland starts.
ISO/TS 16949 is implemented.
Introduction of patented Scania expandable bed, new production line opens.
Product launch unipocket™.
Product launch s-tex™.
The company E.Stjerna is brought back to Stjerna family ownership.
Volvo Group Purchasing’s best supplier in the category deliveries.
Establishing a subsidiary company in USA for production of spring units and beds for trucks.