A lot has happened since AB W.H. Nordvall & Co was founded as a family business in 1907. Here are some milestones from our long history:
1907 AB W.H. Nordvall & Co is founded.
1946 The company has 46 employees.
1954 The business includes a printing press, a paper store and bookstore. The labels are developed from non-rubberized to rubberized, to dry rubberized and finally to self-adhesive.
1963 The factory moves to new premises at its current location, and takes on its modern look.
1981 Flexorotation presses are introduced.
1983 Europe's first Zig-Zag press is purchased.
1994 The first offset printing press begins to produce labels.
1997 Development and production of folded labels begins.
1998 Digital printing techniques are introduced.
2000 New technique for the production of folded labels.
2002 The largest UV-flexo press in Scandinavia is installed for label production.
2004 Digital "prepress flow”, CTP-technique for flexographic and book printing.
2005 Digital press is replaced by HP Indigo, opening up a sea of new opportunities.
2007 100 year anniversary is celebrated with much fanfare.
2008 Expansion of the digital "pre press flow" for offset and screen printing. Further investments are made in a wide UV flexographic press. Investment is made in production equipment for Shrink Sleeves.
2009 Change to new and more advanced vision press control system.
2010 Nordvalls acquires its new production facility Nordvalls Pharma - dedicated manufacture of products for the medical industry.
2012 Nordvalls launches a new graphic profile and acquires Figosystem - one of Northern Europe's most modern flexographic printing facilities, in Kungälv, north of Gothenburg.