Ålö is one of the world's leading suppliers in the agricultural machinery industry. They have been developing and manufacturing top-quality front-end loaders under the brands Quicke and Trima, and associated implements under Original Implements, since 1949.
With sales companies in eight countries, factories in four countries and customers in more than 50 countries, they account for 25 per cent of the world market in the segment for tractors with engines more powerful than 50 hp. Around 90 per cent of their total output is exported.
Sales in 2014 amounted to around 31,000 loaders and 42,000 implements for a total value of over £128 million. The principal owner is the international private equity company Altor.
"Front loaders with associated implements – that's our business at Ålö. These products and nothing else are the fruit of all our accumulated competence and many years of experience. It has given us a world-leading position and a unique ability to fulfill the different needs of professional farmers all over the world.
We satisfy these needs with our two leading brands Quicke and Trima. Both brands offer the same basic high quality, but with different profiles, so that our customers can choose the loader which best optimizes their tractor and business.
Since 2009, we have also been making utility loaders with a simpler specification and functionality for tractors of between 40 and 80 bhp."
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