Bevi AB

Bevi AB

BEVI is one of the Nordic region`s largest companies in the field of electric drive systems and power generation. We offer a comprehensive range of electric motors, transmission devices, power electronics, coil winding material, starter equipment and perform services of electrical machines up to 20 metric tons. Short delivery times and own production facilities allow us to quickly develop special engines for a wide range of applications, even the most demanding. The BEVI group overall offers a comprehensive range of electric motors, generators, transmissions, power electronics, coil winding materials and motor starters. We also perform service on electrical machines up to 20 metric tons. There are local variations in the offer, but most things can usually be solved. BEVI brand the same, for quick recognition all across the world – no matter if you meet us in one of the Nordic countries or China, and regardless of who produces any BEVI-branded material.

Company details

Bevivägen 1 , Blomstermåla , SE-384 30 Sweden
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Business Type:
Manufacturer
Industry Type:
Power Distribution
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)
Employees:
11-100

This company also provides solutions for other industrial applications.
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Founded in 1931, BEVI is one of the Nordic region’s largest companies working with electric drive and power generation supporting a wide range of applications and industries. Electric motors is our core business and we are always at the cutting edge in terms of product development and quality of energy efficient drive systems.

We work closely within the group. This gives us a flexibility that makes it possible to quickly meet each customer's unique requirements for complete system solutions.   

Vision and business mission

Vision

Our vision is to contribute to a sustainable world by offering efficient products and solutions for generation and use of electric energy.

Business mission

BEVI’s business mission is to offer innovative and energy efficient products, systems and services within the areas of Electrical drive systems and Power generation.

Our application knowledge, technical competence and energy, increases the productivity and competitiveness of our customers.

We drive our development towards increased sustainability, through continuously more efficient products, systems and working processes. We have a clear focus on highest possible value for our customers and fellow human beings – every day.

Our promise 'Our energy - your success'

The tagline ”Our energy - your success” aims to convey BEVI's complete business idea. No matter it is about electrical drive systems; our way to greet our customers; or if we hold a training course our energy will make our cusomers successful. This is also valid internally within BEVI. Our common energy will make sure that everyone thrives, develops and reaches success at work. 

BEVI in the world

BEVI is present in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and China. It provides good, local contact and good accessibility. In Lithuania and Estonia our products are available through distributing partner companies.

In Sweden BEVI has two locations:

  • In Blomstermåla (40 km north of Kalmar) you find BEVIs head office, central warehouse, production and one of the country’s major service workshops for electric machines. Here we develop new technology for electrical drives in collaboration with universities and major Swedish industrial companies.
  • In Umeå you find a regional office with warehouse and service workshop for northern Sweden.

A part of Addtech

The BEVI-group has around 90 employees and is part of Addtech, a Swedish publicly listed technology trading group comprising 2 900 employees that sell high-tech products and solutions to customers in around 20 countries, with a revenue of EUR 1 billion(2018/2019). Through Addtech, we have financial strength and several sister companies that we are happy to cooperate with to quickly find the right solution for the customer.

Watch the film about what we do at BEVI

Are you interested in seeing what we do on BEVI and how we refine our products? Welcome to watch the film about BEVI:

BEVI was founded in 1931 by Edvin Petersson. Since then, much has happened which has made BEVI grow into one of the largest companies in the Nordic region in electric drive systems and power generation.

1897

August Bohman came to Blomstermåla to build a veneer factory together with his partners. He arrived by horse and a carriage from Virserum in the province of Småland where he had manufactured generators and electric motors. He brought this knowledge to Blomstermåla where he also built the machines needed for the veneer production. August employed Edvin Petersson who learned the electrician profession from the ground up.

1931 

Edvin Peterson founded 'Edvin Petersson's Electric Agency' in Blomstermåla. He was then only 24 years old.

1940 

The company name is changed to ”Blomstermåla Elektro Verkstad och Installationsbyrå”(EN: Blomstermåla Electro Workshop and Installation agency)with the abbreviation BEVI. At the time the company perfomed repairs of both smaller and larger electric machines as well as electrical installations in both industries and homes. The combination of electro-mechanical work and electrical installations was at that time very unusual and gave BEVI a strong position as a supplier to companies in Kalmar county.

1960

BEVI is converted into a limited company

1971

At the beginning of the 70s, BEVI starts to trade internationally. The company becomes a general agent and starts sales of electric motors, switches and drives.

1976 

BEVI acquires the company AB Scania-Verktyg based in Helsingborg, Sweden. Hereby BEVI gaines knowledge about manufacturing of built-in electric motors. 

1980

Through the aquisision of Scania-Verktyg BEVI got in contact with SIDA who wanted help to build a motor factory in Tanzania. The project was successful and for many years to come BEVI received follow-up orders for training and construction of service workshops in East Africa.

1986

BEVI acquires Nord-El Maskinservice AB in Umeå. This is now the regional office for northern Sweden.

1989

BEVI sells the installation department.

1990

New, suitable premises are built in northern part of Blomstermåla.  Activities that previously were spread in different locations are gathered in one place. BEVI's headquarters remains in the same location today.

The strategy to be present in all Nordic countries is adopted.

1991

In 1991, BEVI A/S in Denmark is founded. This is the first company outside Sweden.

1996

In 1996, the company BEVI Finland OY AB in Finland is founded.

1997

In 1997, BEVI's operation in Norway is founded.

1998

BEVI delivers the first hydro power generator of own design and manufacture.

2007

The company BEVI ELECTRIC Shanghai Co., Ltd. in China is founded.  

2010

BEVI becomes part of ADDTECH, a Swedish listed technology trading group.

2017

Three companies in Blomstermåla, Sweden are merged into one company with the name BEVI AB. Former daily operations in BEVI International AB and BEVI Teknik & Service AB are from then on handled by BEVI AB.

2019

BEVI's operation in Sweden is concentrated to one company with the name BEVI AB. BEVI in Umeå becomes a regional office.