The story of weckman
In 2022, Weckman will turn 60 years old. Find out more about our history below.
This work continues century after century.
Staff accommodation is built near the factory.
A marketing company is founded in Sweden to increase exports.
On the 23rd of May, the company experiences a disaster as its trailer factory is completely destroyed in a fire. In November of the same year, a new and modern trailer factory is opened.
The share of exported products grows quickly during the 1990s, and in 1997, the name of the company was changed to Weckman Steel Oy. A new generation of owners takes over the company.
A combustion facility for solvents from the paint shop was built. Thanks to this, the environmental impact has been significantly reduced.
A pellet heating plant is built. It replaces the oil heating system of the large factory halls, significantly reducing the company’s carbon footprint.
Eight new production lines for Weckman Group’s JHW-Profiles factory in Germany.