The global and reliable Partner for the sustainable progress of mobility and industry.
Passion, talent and creativity for advanced Customer-orientated solutions.
The heritage of Lucchini RS Group in Surahammar, Sweden, goes all the way back to 1866. The craftmanship is still maintained and focused on the manufacture of high-quality railway wheels, tyres, and axles for all applications.
Another strenght of Lucchini Sweden lies in its advanced maintenance solutions for wheelsets, gearboxes, and bogies, also thanks to its expertise in non-destructive tests, like Ultrasonic testing and magnetic powder inspection.
As leader in Swedish industry, almost all trains operating around this Country are equipped with railway components from Lucchini Sweden. Experience gatheed in railway industry over nearly 160 years is not easy to find elsewher.
OUR MISSION IN 5 KEYPOINTS
We are an international Group with a long territorial tradition and continuous growth. We have a Customer focused sales and assistance network.
We are a Family that proudly and enthusiastically develops technical and social skills of its people.
We offer safe, reliable, high-quality solutions for the global railway and advanced industrial markets.
We work with the most advanced and efficient technologies, leveraging digital transformation and lean management.
We ensure flexibility, customization and sustainability thanks to the steel production integrated into the most innovative industrial process.
OUR VALUES GUIDE THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF THE GROUP
PASSION AND COURAGE
FOCUS ON PEOPLE
How was a railway wheel produced in 1918?
Tradition and know-how since 1866
Lucchini Sweden’s Milestones
Surahammar north of Västerås in Sweden is an old mill town. The mill’s roots go hundreds of years back.
Surahammar Mill was established. From the beginning Surahammar Mill made bar iron and later became famous for sheet metal and train wheels.
The Director General pf the Royal Board of the Swedish Railway writes to the mill owner at the Surahammar Mill, Mr. Zethelius to inquire about the manufacture of raily components.
Mr. Zethelius responded favorably to the inquiry. The first railway component delivered from the Surahammar Mill was a wheel.
The mill was acquired by ASEA, that became ABB in 1988.
Adtranz was formed as a joint venture between ABB and Daimler-Benz. The JV took over in Surahammar.
Adtranz and the mill in Surahammar was sold to Bombardier. At the same time, Lucchini RS stepped in and established a presence in Sweden through the acquisition of the Surahammar Mill from Bombardier.
Lucchini RS Group invested in new reprofiling machine in the Swedish plant.
Lucchini RS Group decided to introduce the Lean Manufacturing in the Swedish plant.
Lucchini RS Group extended the plant in Sweden.
Lucchini Sweden delivered the first boggie order.