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Husqvarna AB
Type Public (OMXHUSQ B)
Founded 1959 (1689)
Headquarters Stockholm, Sweden
Key people Magnus Yngen, President and CEO
Industry Consumer Durables
Products Outdoor power products for forestry, park maintenance and lawn and garden care.
Cutting equipment and diamond tools for the construction and stone industries.
Revenue SEK 33,3 billion (2007)
Operating income SEK 3,6 billion (2007)
Employees 16,000 (2007)
Website www.husqvarna.com

Husqvarna AB (OMXHUSQ B) is a Swedish manufacturer, the world's largest producer of chainsaws, lawn and garden equipment, and cutting equipment for the stone and construction industries. The company was spun off by Electrolux in 2006.[1]

Husqvarna builds a variety of lawn and garden equipment for Sears under the Craftsman brand.

From 1990 until 1996, they were the title sponsor of the Independence Bowl through their Poulan and Weed Eater brands. Additionally, Husqvarna is the official lawn care and landscaping equipment of NASCAR.

Husqvarna also sponsors Swedish ice hockey club HV71.

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  1. ^ About Husqvarna: Husqvarna

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