Volvo Construction history

Volvo – the partner to trust

Volvo Construction Equipment is the oldest industrial company in the world still active in the construction machinery. It started in 1832 in a machine shop in Eskilstuna, Sweden. To find out more, view the history video "The story" (8 min, 16 MB), or download the brochure "The first 175 years" (PDF - 1,4 MB) here.

If you want an overview of our history in bief, visit the History Track section. If you are into technical details of our machines and want to know almost everything there is to know about our companies, you have come to the right place.

To find out more about Volvo Construction Equipment history, visit our global history section.