Swedish premium fastener specialist BUMAX expands in the US market – hires industry veteran to lead
[Åshammar, Sweden, September 28, 2021.] As part of a strategy to increase its presence on the North American market, Swedish leading manufacturer of high-strength stainless steel fasteners BUMAX has appointed Bo Andersson to a new position as Business Development Manager for the USA.
“We see the USA as a strategic focus market for BUMAX with huge potential for our premium stainless steel fasteners in a variety of industries,” said Lars Holm, Managing Director at BUMAX. “We will increase our efforts to capture new clients and new projects in North America – in sectors like marine, oil and gas, energy, defense, pulp and paper and construction where durable and high-strength fasteners are increasingly required.”
“We are planning an aggressive expansion of our geographical footprint over the coming years, and this will take us toward our ambitions of doubling turnover within the next five years. The North American market plays a key role in our expansion ambitions.”
Bo Andersson has been appointed Business Development Manager for the USA. In this position, he will be responsible for growing the American market and making sure that BUMAX continues to provide excellent customer service as a “solutionist”.
“I am happy to be part of the BUMAX team and look forward to contributing to the expansion of the company’s footprint in North America,” said Mr. Andersson. “I am especially excited about the prospects we have here in our American manufacturing market – in particular our ability to offer the world’s strongest stainless bolt.”
Bo Andersson has a solid background in technical engineering, marketing, sales and management for manufacturing companies like Design in Wood, Casco Schönox, Akzo Nobel and SIKA. He will be based in Miami, Florida, USA.
BUMAX is the world-leading specialist manufacturer of premium stainless steel fasteners in a variety of steel grades that provide optimal safety and reliability in the most demanding customer applications. Customers include CERN, ABB, Alfa Laval, Alstom, Vestas, Rolls Royce and many more in industries such as marine, automotive, oil and gas, chemical processing, energy, defense, pulp and paper, construction and general engineering. BUMAX is headquartered in Åshammar in Sweden’s steel district and has a global footprint with offices or distributors in more than 30 countries on four continents. BUMAX is fully owned by the listed Swedish Bufab Group. Find out more at https://www.bumax-fasteners.com/