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History

A part of the Nordic construction and industry sectors since 1991

2018

  • Verktøy – Maskin AS becomes a new partner in BIG-gruppen
  • Røgeberg Maskin AS becomes a new partner in BIG-gruppen
  • Vest Supply becomes a new partner in BIG-gruppen
  • Skene Järn AB expands through the acquisition of JOVAB in Varberg
  • Hansen & Krogh becomes a new partner in BIG-gruppen
  • Gamla Jernboden becomes a new partner in BIG-gruppen

2017

  • MOVAB expands in Falköping
  • Derome expands in Alingsås and Hisingen
  • Lundqvist Maskin & Verktyg expands in Norrköping
  • The BIG company Skene Järn AB expands by acquiring Kinds Järn AB in Svenljunga and ITC in Tranemo
  • Derome expands by acquiring BIG company IMAB in Halmstad and Helsingborg
  • Derome Byggvaror becomes a new partner in BIG-gruppen

2016

  • A.s Diamantboring Unicon becomes a new partner in BIG-gruppen
  • Fagverktøy AS becomes a new partner in BIG-gruppen
  • Flinks expands i Täby
  • AutomatService is launched.
  • BIG Academy Customer is launched.

 

2015

▪ Rakkestad Sogneselskap SA becomes a new partner in BIG-gruppen.

2014

▪ O.H BØE & SØNNER becomes a new partner in BIG-gruppen.

Markaryds Järn becomes a new partner in BIG-gruppen.

▪ Lunna AS becomes a new partner in BIG-gruppen.

2013

▪ The BIG company Skene Järn AB expands by acquiring Enander Maskinaffär in Borås.

▪ The BIG-gruppen company Movab in Götene acquires Järnia Industri in Götene.

▪ Flinks Järn AB acquires Täby Järn AB, which this way becomes a new partner in BIG-gruppen.

2012

▪ Total Service Provider is launched, which is a LEAN-based concept aimed at reducing hidden and visible costs in cooperation with customers.

▪ The BIG-gruppen company Lundqvist Maskin & Verktyg AB acquires Svetsmaskinservice in Stockholm, which has operations in Upplands Väsby and Västberga.

2011

▪ The BIG-gruppen company Maskin & Verktyg AB in Uppsala starts up operations in Västerås.

▪ Strong focus on raising technical competence, in order to give customers added value through an increased level of knowledge within different areas of technology.

▪ In order to expand the range of services offered to customers, the group launches Warehousing Service, which involves us taking over the management of the customer’s stocks/warehouses, whether in industry, at the workshop, or at the construction site.

2009

▪ Skene Järn AB becomes a new partner in BIG-gruppen.

▪ Bygg- & Industripartner i Skövde AB becomes a new partner in BIG-gruppen.

▪ Maskin & Verktyg i Skaraborg AB, with operations in Götene. becomes a new partner in BIG-gruppen.

▪ The BIG company Flinks Järn AB opens a new cash and carry at Globen.

▪ Skydd & Verktyg i Örebro AB starts operations in Örebro and joins BIG-gruppen.

2008

▪ IMAB i Helsingborg AB becomes a BIG-gruppen company.

▪ The BIG-gruppen company Flinks Järn AB opens a new cash and carry in Bromma.

▪ The BIG-gruppen company Prevex acquires Procurator’s construction and industry units in Gothenburg and Malmö.

▪ The first Nordic major customer agreement is signed with SAS for deliveries to Arlanda, Gardemoen and Kastrup.

2007

▪ Building materials and industry wholesalers Bygg- och industrigross Norden AB and Bygg- og Industrigross Norge AS are set up.

2006

▪ Proftool Europe AB is established.

2004

▪ The first major customer agreements are signed with Vattenfall and Fortum, followed by Ericsson.

▪ Decision taken on a new purchasing strategy, involving purchases directly from leading manufacturers around the world, without costly middlemen.

2003

▪ BIG-gruppen decides to venture into major customer agreements. The first BIG-gruppen catalogue is produced.

2002

▪ Launch of Bondtools hand tools.

2000

▪ Launch of e-commerce.

1998

▪ A large number of supplier agreements are signed based on large purchasing volumes

1996

▪ Large investment in a product database for webshops, catalogues, etc.

1991

▪ Building materials and industry wholesaler Bygg- och IndustriGross Sverige AB, BIG-gruppen, is established.