Press release • 7/10/2013

New Managing Director of Liljedahl Machine Tools and Ravema AB

Jörgen Fredsson has been appointed Managing Director of Liljedahl Machine Tools and Ravema AB. He will succeed Håkan Larsson who has been the Group’s MD since 2004 and will retire by the end of the year but remain as Member of the Board.

Jörgen Fredsson has been employed at Kongsberg Automotive AB, Mullsjö, Sweden since 2004 where he has held various positions, currently as Senior Programme Manager, and earlier as Plant Manager. Fredsson has a long, wide and comprehensive experience from the engineering industry. Further to his international practise from Kongsberg Automotive, he also has experience from employments in GM-FIAT and GM (Saab Automobile AB). Jörgen Fredsson’s qualifications and competence include in particular production management, production engineering, also in the field of metal cutting, and marketing and sales.

Jörgen Fredsson is 40 years and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering.

Jörgen Fredsson will join the Liljedahl Machine Tools on 1 November.

For further information, please contact
Bengt Liljedahl, CEO, Liljedahl Group AB, +46 370 69 38 81,

About Liljedahl Machine Tools
Liljedahl Machine Tools is a leading machinery supplier to the Nordic engineering industry. The Group consists of Ravema and Din Maskin with companies in Sweden, Norway and Finland. The Group has annual sales of SEK 800 million, whereof Ravema SEK 600 million, and has 180 employees.

About Liljedahl Group
Liljedahl Group is a family-owned corporate group with strong companies both in industry and commerce with operations in the Nordic region, Europe and China. The Group is divided into six business areas: Bare Wire, Winding Wire, Steel Wire, Machine Tools, Finnvedens Lastvagnar and Finnvedens Bil. The Group has annual sales of SEK 9 billion with 1,200 employees.

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