Ekman & Co

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Ekman & Co is a Swedish trading house, that was founded in 1802 in Gothenburg, Sweden. It is one of the oldest, still existing companies in Sweden.

During the Swedish industrialization the company sold and shipped large quantities of iron, pulp and paper from Gothenburg to Europe. The trading house also worked as a bank, playing an important role in financing the Swedish basic industry. The company was one of the co-founders of Skandinaviska Banken.[1] Today Ekman & Co sells pulp and paper. The annual sales of the company are 1,7 billion USD. Ekman & Co is still owned by the Ekman family.[2]

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  1. ^ Kuuse, Jan, Ekman - ett handelshus, Rundqvists boktryckeri, Göteborg, 1996
  2. ^ "Ekman - Start". Ekmanonline.com. Retrieved 2013-11-02. 

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