History in Brief

ONE CENTURY OF REFRACTORY EXPERTISE

At Höganäs Borgestad , we started producing refractory bricks in 1825, almost at the beginning of the Industrial Revolution.

Our production unit is still based in Bjuv, Sweden. We are a modern company with strong roots in Swedish industrial traditions, committed to exceptional quality, ongoing innovation and the highest professional standards.

History in brief

Timeline

2019
January 31

2016

Inauguration of the most modern refractory plant for monolithics in Bjuv
January 31

2008

Höganäs Bjuf Middle East founded in Nicosia, Cyprus
January 31

1998

Höganäs Bjuf Asia Pacific founded in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
January 31

1998

Became a member of Borgestad Group in Norway
January 31

1932

First tunnel kiln in operation in Bjuv
January 30

1876

First brick production in Bjuv
January 29

1825

First production of refractory bricks in Höganäs
January 28

1797

Höganäs Stenkolsverk coal mining company founded