SALAB was founded as an analytical laboratory by Hans Wåhlstam.
Development & Production
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
The company moves to bigger facilities in Stockholm. Everything from administration, R&D, production, warehousing and logistics, is now under one single roof.
Quality Management Systems
Re-organisation and revision of business processes is undertaken to obtain ISO 9001 certification.
Export and Innovation
Exports make up more than half of sales and major product innovations are launched.
Annica Björklund new CEO
Former CFO and Head of Personnel, Annica Björklund, becomes the new CEO.
The management board is reinforced and a new growth plan is developed.