July 6, 2023

Dacke Industri announces the appointment of Mr. Anders Freding as the new CEO of PMC Cylinders, effective from August 9th, 2023.

Anders Freding, with a background as interim Production Manager at Nobia Production Sweden AB and Managing Director at AGES Casting Unnaryd AB for the last few years, has in addition a long experience in senior management within the automotive industry. He has been in several managerial positions in international company groups such as Akwel Automotive Group, Lear Corporation, and Gnotec AB.

Anders Freding says, “I am very excited to join PMC Cylinders to build further and lead the team to unlock the full potential of its business. I look forward to being a part of a division with other companies where we can enable each other within the group.”

“We look forward to welcoming Anders as the new CEO of PMC Cylinders. His vast experience from the automotive industry and in senior management, combined with his focus to develop and grow the business to create greater customer value, makes him an excellent fit for PMC Cylinders,” says Mikael Lundgren, VP Fluid Power Technology, Dacke Industri.

Peter Blomquist has been acting CEO, now handing over the position as CEO in August 2023, and will continue his engagement in PMC Cylinders and his role as Sales Manager. We want to thank Peter for his great engagement and contribution during the interim period, securing the future success of PMC Cylinders.


About PMC Cylinders

PMC Cylinders is one of the Nordic region’s leading providers of cost-efficient customized complete hydraulic cylinders to mobile OEM customers with high demand and repeatable business, primarily within Europe. PMC Cylinders located in Vaggeryd in Sweden have an annual revenue of 300 MSEK and around 100 employees.

PMC Cylinders is, together with Arcos Hydraulik and PMC Hydraulics Group, a part of the Fluid Power Technology Division with an annual revenue of around SEK 1,9 billion.The Fluid Power Technology Division is a part of Dacke Industri. PMC Cylinders

This is Dacke Industri

Dacke Industri is a long-term owner that invests in innovative technology companies within selected niches with potential for development. We provide expertise and strategic guidance to build sustainable companies over time. We follow a decentralized model where our companies have a high degree of autonomy and are run independently. Our companies have their own products or systems with a strong technical focus, development- and design expertise, and quality execution. The companies use existing platforms for innovation and work towards environmentally sustainable products and production.

Dacke Industri is owned by Nordstjernan since January 2016.

Today Dacke Industri has 17 subsidiaries, about 1400 employees worldwide and net sales SEK 4 billion.

For more information, please contact:

Mikael Lundgren
VP Fluid Power Technology
Dacke Industri
+46 70 999 87 38 mikael.lundgren@dackeindustri.com

Anders Freding
PMC Cylinders
+46 70 319 88 39 afredingconsult@outlook.com