Stronger in mining!
In 2018 LEAX grew substantially within mining. The trend continues 2019, most recently with an order worth 10 million SEK placed by an existing customer. To meet the increasing demand a new production cell is assembled at LEAX Mekaniska in Köping, Sweden. Initial production has started. At the end of 2019 full serial production commence.
– For this latest, rather complex order we shall machine parts for an advanced drill system. Nitrocarburizing hardening is also part of this business, says Tomas Jakobsson, Key Account Manager.
To further strengthen the offer to partners and customers within mining, LEAX sites in Köping (LEAX Mekaniska) and Riga (LEAX Baltix) are declared as mining specialists within LEAX Group, with dedicated competence and resources.
LEAX Group is the parent company of a group (“LEAX Group”) with about 1,300 employees. LEAX Group has operations in Köping, Falun, Falköping and Tidaholm in Sweden, Riga and Rezekne in Latvia, Curitiba in Brazil, Detmold in Germany, Mezökövesd in Hungary and Wuxi in China. LEAX Group is a manufacturer of mechanical components and subsystems for the heavy vehicle industry, passenger cars, mining and construction industries and other engineering industries. LEAX Group also delivers customized gearboxes for various mechanical engineering industries. LEAX Group’s sales for 2018 amounted to approx. 1.8 billion SEK.