Reinforced Group Management in Lesjöfors

2014-11-21 Lars Blidberg is new member of the group management team in Lesjöfors and will add a wide technical competence to the team. His responsibilities will include development of competence and production technology between the companies in the group. The organisational change is launched with immediate effect.

Lars Blidberg comes from a position as MD of Lesjöfors Industrifjädrar in Herrljunga, Sweden where he for ten years strongly has contributed to the company´s positive development. In his new role as Vice President Operations he will focus on developing the Best Practice idea, where good examples from one company is developed and shared so that the whole Group can benefit from them. Another important assignment will be to lead group-wide production development projects such as transfer of technology between the companies, localization projects and managing large corporate business projects involving many of the Group´s companies. Joint purchasing tasks and major investments will also be Lars´ focus.
“I look forward to this challenge and see a great potential to further develop Lesjöfors´ business”, says Lars Blidberg.

Fine-tuned organisation for the future
The recruitment process of a new result responsible site manager for the Herrljunga unit has started. When the new manager is installed, Lars will take on his new role full time. The new organization is however launched with immediate effect.
”Since Lesjöfors is an industrial group in constant growth, we need a dedicated person in our management team in charge of overall issues concerning production technology and professional development. Lars Blidberg will have a key function in equipping the group for the future and we have a lot of confidence in him”, says Kjell-Arne Lindbäck, CEO of the Lesjöfors group.

Europe´s leading spring supplier
The Lesjöfors Group is today represented in 26 locations world-wide, with 19 manufacturing units in ten countries in Europe and Asia. From January 2015, another two manufacturing units in the United States and Mexico are added. This makes the Lesjöfors Group one of the leading global manufacturer of springs, gas springs and pressings with internationally renowned customers. The products are available in all possible markets and in different industries, from automotive and engineering industries to health care and household products. The assortment of springs and pressings features a unique range, where one of the biggest selections of standard springs is combined with high-tech, customized solutions.

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