Bror Eklund founds a company under the name Eklunds Snickeri, focusing primarily on carpentry. The company also builds superstructures and trailers.
Products manufactured by the company include doors and furniture.
In addition to superstructures and trailers, Eklunds Snickeri also manufactures caravans and horse-drawn carriages.
Ekeri specialises in transportation equipment, and primarily in covered trailers and trailers with tarpaulin sides. Management of the company transfers to Lars and Henrik Eklund.
In the 1980s a new factory was built. Export markets also began opening up in Sweden and Norway.
Ekeri specialises in side-opening superstructures and trailers. The third generation joins the business. Exports to countries beyond the Nordic region begin.
Over 70% of Ekeri’s production is being exported by this point. Turnover continues to grow.