Posted July 12, 2018

Hultafors Group AB acquires Hellberg Safety

Johnson Level's new parent company buys Swedish safety and PPE manufacturer.

Hultafors Group of Goteborg, Sweden (Parent Company to Johnson Level) announces the acquisition of Hellberg Safety AB (Hellberg) based in Stenkullen, Sweden.

Hellberg Safety is a specialized supplier of safety products that include hearing protection, face protection and communication solutions all of which are targeted to Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) distributors.

The acquisition is part of Hultafors Group's strategy to broaden its offering within the PPE products portfolio.

“Through this acquisition Hultafors Group will gain access to a complete portfolio of highly advanced hearing protection, face protection and communication solutions for personal protection purposes. This acquisition aligns with our overall strategy to broaden our portfolio of PPE products along with our ever‐broadening line of hand tools” says Ole Kristian Jødahl, CEO at Hultafors Group AB.

Hultafors Group provides a portfolio of leading brands that keep professional users in the forefront in terms of functionality, safety and overall productivity. Excelling in brand‐driven product categories within the industry and construction equipment sectors, they offer customers and users a best‐in‐class experience.

Learn more about Hultafors Group by visiting their web site at

Hultafors Group brands include Snickers Workwear, Hultafors Tools, Johnson Level, Wibe Ladders, Solid Gear, Dunderdon and Toe Guard.