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Partex leads the world in industrial marking systems.
We manufacture products for the identification of wires, cables, pipes and components. From the individual electrician to the world’s largest companies, our unique marking systems contribute towards increased efficiency and higher safety levels.
Partex is a family owned company going back three generations. We have over 75 years of experience in the field of marking. This experience, combined with state of the art production capabilities, enables us to offer the perfect solutions for today’s demanding identification requirements. Our continuous forward development in materials and advanced production techniques ensures that we will be equally well placed to offer solutions for tomorrow’s requirements.
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Partex is founded under the name Electro-Lööf by Tore Lööf in Gullspång, Sweden.
The first sleeve marker PX, is launched. The sleeve marker is made of PVC and comes in three different sizes to cover cable size´s from 1mm² to 16mm². The marker was equipped with a plug-in pocket in just the right size for a label with marking information on it.
Launch of PA-marking.
Launch of the first custom made marking systems.
Elektro-Lööf changes It´s name to Partex.
The first subsidiary was formed, Partex Marking Systems [UK] Ltd. Partex bought it´s distributor in Birmingham, England, after a collaboration of nearly twenty years.
A subsidiary was founded in Germany.
Subsidiaries were founded in Poland and France.
A subsidiary was founded in USA.
TorBjörn Lööf acquired 100% of Partex.
Sophie Lööf became co-owner of Partex.
A subsidiary was founded in India.
A subsidiary was founded in Russia. Lööf Foundation is founded and becomes an important part in the company’s CSR work.
A subsidiary in Brazil was founded and 60% of Partex Ariane was acquired. Grand opening of our sales office in Dubai.
70% of former distributor Haley's Electrical Engineering in South Africa was acquired and became a subsidiary.
Sophie Lööf acquired 70% of Partex and became a majority owner.
Sophie Lööf is the owner (100%) of Partex.
Partex is a multigenerational Company with a rich tradition. From the very beginning, the owners built the brand based on basic human values. For over 70 years, countless Employees have found that good relationships, mutual trust, and reliable quality - these are what give the Company and its people strength. We have particularly experienced this in recent months. Words of support and encouragement from the owners and the Management Board have allowed us to get through this difficult time in terms of security.Seeing the importance and meaning of the words QUALITY, LONG-TERM, CLOSENESS - and their real impact on our life and work - we wish to express them today in our own way, and promote them within our Organisation, and also among our Trade Partners.
QUALITY:The highest, most-reliable quality of products and services.
LONG-TERM:Long-term relations with Employees and Trade Partners.
CLOSENESS:Loyal, trust-based relationships with Employees and Trade Partners.
All Partex branches, cooperating teams from different parts of the world, create one reliable brand. And the differences between us enrich us. They build bridges and open new doors.
Owning family-run companies brings me joy, pride and a sense of purpose. With our heart in Gullspång, Sweden, we want to be a global player that invests in new customers and markets. We strive to take a long-term approach and aim to hand down a healthy enterprise to the next generation.
I want to be perceived as a responsible and committed owner who fosters the well-being and development of the Partex companies and personnel. High quality and professionalism permeates in everything we do.
Partex Marking Systems business model means that we strive to be close to our suppliers, customers and markets. We take social responsibility and contribute to the continuous development of the communities where we live and work. This gives us the ability to better anticipate and take advantage of fast changing societal expectations and relationships, driving the development of new markets, and create conditions for growth.
The Lööf Foundation seeks to promote the care and education of children and young people and also focus on environmental and social aid activities. Lööf Foundation is managed and represented by a board which is based in Gullspång, Sweden.Learn more