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-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.

Milestones

 

 

1918

At the age of 23, Eric Stjerna, starts manufacturing of upholstery furnitures and a wholesale trade within upholstery material, furnishing fabrics, carpets and curtains.

 

1937

Manufacturing of springs and spring units starts.

 

1945

The business is divided into three, different companies of which Starsprings concentrate on the manufacturing of spring products.

 

1954

Tore E.Stjerna takes over the management.

 

1962

Opening of the Altorp factory.

 

1986

Launching of LFK in Sweden by Starsprings.

The production of pocket spring starts.

Opening of the Vreta factory.

 

1990

Introduction of ultrasound welded and glued pocket spring unit.

 

1996

ISO 9001 is implemented.

 

1997

NilsEric Stjerna and Elisabeth Axelstjerna take over the management of Starsprings.

Opening of the Horsby factory.

 

1998

Separate department for research and development opens in Herrljunga.

 

2000

Launching of the patented X-Pocket™ spring.

2001

Establishing a subsidiary company in Brazil for production of spring units and beds for trucks.

 

2002

Launching of the patented pocket product ActiveZone™.

 

2004

ISO 14001 is implemented.

 

2005

Automatic line producing beds for trucks.

 

2006

Subsidary, Starsprings Poland SP.Z O.O. is founded.

Starsprings gets Volvo Supplier of the year award.

 

2008

Production in subsidiary company Poland starts.

ISO/TS 16949 is implemented.

 

2009

Introduction of patented Scania expandable bed, new production line opens.

 

2011

Product launch unipocket™.

 

2012

Product launch s-tex™.

The company E.Stjerna is brought back to Stjerna family ownership.

 

2014

Volvo Group Purchasing’s best supplier in the category deliveries.

 

2015

Establishing a subsidiary company in USA for production of spring units and beds for trucks.

 

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