Husqvarna

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The Husqvarna Group is a manufacturer of outdoor power products including robotic mowers, garden tractors, chainsaws and trimmers. Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, the Group also produces consumer watering products, cutting equipment and diamond tools for the construction and stone industries.

Husqvarna Group sponsors the Swedish ice hockey club; HV71 and several local community engagement projects around the world.

Husqvarna’s first chainsaw,launched in 1959.

When this saw was being developed, one of the requirements for the product engineers was to reduce its noise level to half of what other contemporary saws produced. The production department thought the existing muffler
”seemed too complicated” so the product engineers went to Husqvarna’s frame workshop, where frames for the company’s motorcycles and mopeds were made.

Their skill in bending pipe made it possible to realize a new design for the mufflers, and in November 1959 the Husqvarna 90 was presented, Husqvarna’s first chainsaw with noise levels that were half of the competition’s.