Our History

Analytical Laboratory

Analytical Laboratory

  • founded in 1970

SALAB was founded as an analytical laboratory by Hans Wåhlstam.

founded in 1970
1980
Development & Production

Development & Production

  • 1980

Company operations is taken over by the son, René Wåhlstam, and SALAB transfers its focus from chemical analyses to product development and manufacturing.

New facilities in Stockholm

New facilities in Stockholm

  • 1996

The company moves to bigger facilities in Stockholm. Everything from administration, R&D, production, warehousing and logistics, is now under one single roof.

1996
2005
Quality Management Systems

Quality Management Systems

  • 2005

Re-organisation and revision of business processes is undertaken to obtain ISO 9001 certification.

Export and Innovation

Export and Innovation

  • 2008

Exports make up more than half of sales and major product innovations are launched.

2008
2012
Annica Björklund new CEO

Annica Björklund new CEO

  • 2012

Former CFO and Head of Personnel, Annica Björklund, becomes the new CEO.

Growth

Growth

  • 2018 -

The management board is reinforced and a new growth plan is developed.

2018 -
shall we grow together?

  • shall we grow together?