The History of Th Brunius & Co AB
A family company with a story that goes back one hundred years.
The history of the Brunius family goes back over the centuries. The family is characterized by a range of personalities, all persons with strong entrepreneurial spirits. Th Brunius & Co AB, was founded 1912 in Gothenburg by Thorsten Brunius but this was not Thorsten’s first business. It started already in the beginning of the 20th Century.
|1901||Thorsten Brunius and his business partner Lindelöv formed the company called “Lindelöv & Brunius”. The company operated primarily with Brunius Paper and Lindelövs Textile.|
|1906||Lindelöv & Brunius bought a sulphite mill, Nyboholm, in the County of Jönköping. Thorsten became Managing Director.|
|1912||Thorsten Brunius launched a paper trading company in the heart of Gothenburg. Th Brunius & Co AB was born.|
|1914-1918||During the First World War the mill was temporarily inactive due to an embargo on the only two export markets, England and Scotland.|
|1936||A Saw Mill was constructed next to the Nyboholm Paper Mill.|
|1937||Thorsten passed away and both his sons Gomer & Sverker continued to run the business, Gomer as Managing Director.|
|1940-1943||The Mill was inactive during 1940-1943 due to World War II|
|1944||A new paper machine PM2, 82 inches wide, constructed by Töckfors, in the county of Värmland, was moved to Nyboholm.|
|1951||Installation of the new paper machine, PM3 was made, 110 inches wide. The production of cellulose wadding used in diapers production, branded “Vita Lamm,” started.|
|1966||Klippans fine paper mill bought the Paper Mill Nyboholm.|
|1972||Th Brunius ownership structure changed. Gomer Brunius continued with Forestry and Agricultural business and Carl Brunius became the new sole owner of Th Brunius & Co AB. The company growed and developed to become a pure trading company. Th Brunius invested in many companies in the paper industry for example, SCAPPEX and Nils Hallgren AB|
|2006||Paul Brunius, was appointed as CEO of Th Brunius & Co AB.|
|2018||Th Brunius acquired Scandos overseas trading section.|
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