Hyltebruk

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Hyltebruk
Hyltebruk Church
Hyltebruk is located in Sweden
Hyltebruk
Hyltebruk
Coordinates: 57°00′00″N 13°14′30″E / 57.00000°N 13.24167°E / 57.00000; 13.24167Coordinates: 57°00′00″N 13°14′30″E / 57.00000°N 13.24167°E / 57.00000; 13.24167
Country Sweden
Province Småland
County Halland County
Municipality Hylte Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 4.91 km2 (1.90 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 3,716
 • Density 756/km2 (1,960/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Hyltebruk is a locality and the seat of Hylte Municipality, Halland County, Sweden with 3,716 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

The town grew up around the paper mill owned by Hylte Bruks AB, which started its operation in 1907. A railway was built in 1909 connecting it with Torup on the Halmstad-Nässjö line. The paper mill today has nearly 1,000 employees and is one of the greatest manufacturers of newsprint in the world. [1]

In the 20th century the town was popular due to the farming it had produced that had led to increased tourist sites and also now has opened several different hotels in its regions to attract more tourists in the spring and summer seasons.

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Hyltebruk is also the location of the Headquarters of the AJ Group. The parent company AJ Produkter AB is a multi-channel b2b retailer of office furniture, materials handling equipment and storage solutions. The company was started in 1975 by the current Owner and Chairman, Bengt Anders Johansson.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2005 och 2010" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 14 December 2011. Archived from the original on 10 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Hyltebruck at Wikimedia Commons