Volvo Construction Equipment history videos

The 2008 history video

This video shows how Volvo Construction Equipment started in 1832 in a machine shop in Eskilstuna, Sweden, and grew to become one of the largest construction equipment manufacturers in the world. 

The video is 8 minutes long (16,5 MB). Broadband connection is recommended for best result.

See also the brochure "The first 175 years" in English (1,4 MB) or Swedish (1,4 MB).

The master builder

Volvo Construction Equipment’s newest history film tells the gripping tale of more than 180 years of construction innovation. The video features a storyteller striding through the company’s history on up through the present day and showcases many of the factories, machines and employees. 

Volvo Construction Equipment has thrown out the rule book in the making of this award-winning history film and has gone for a fast-paced, exciting and innovative approach, using storyteller and Hollywood actor Philip Barantini in the lead role.

The film was awarded a dolphin trophy at the 2011 Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards.

Total running time 5 min 46 s.

The master builder in low resolution: English (30,9 MB).  
In a bit higher resolution (42 MB) and with subtitles: English, Swedish, Danish, German, Dutch, French, Spanish, Portugues, Italian, Russian, Greek, Romanian, Czeck, Polish, Korean, Turkish, Chineseand Indonesian.
English without subtitles.