About us

About us

Business Concept

Experts when it comes to drawbars

Trailerkomponenter AB (TRAKO) started in 1974 in Mjölby. Our strength is to develop type-approved and customer-unique solutions within the heavy transport industry with a focus on drawbars and demountable lock for all trailer makes on the European market. Our products are mainly used in the forestry and mining industry as well as in road and long-distance transport. With more than 40 years of experience in the industry, you can be sure that we develop qualitative and flexible solutions adapted to your needs.

Production and warehouse in Mjölby

Our operations are located in the Hulje industrial area in Mjölby, where we have over 2000 m² of warehouse and manufacturing space. Here we manufacture drawbars and demountable lock of different models.

Service and spare parts for tie rods

In addition to our wide range of drawbars we have a wide range of accessories and spare parts. Through our large contact network, we can also offer fast deliveries and service.

 

Trako's vision is to be a market-leading player and value creator in our industry.

Our values

We hope that you will enjoy dealing with us – whether you are a customer, a supplier or an employee – and as a result we believe firmly in our values.  

  • We work with a long-term and sustainable approach.
  • We make things happen. 
  • We take people, relationships and respect seriously.

History

1974

Karl Åke Karlsson establishes Trailerkomponenter AB. Ever since the start in 1974, the business has been situated in Hulje industrial estate in Mjölby.

2003

TMT Malinen acquires Trailerkomponenter AB. 

2018

Trako gains a new owner, Axel Johnson International, a Swedish, family-owned industrial group comprising more than 90 companies in 25 countries.  

Bruno Wiik becomes the new Managing Director.

2019

The production process is modernised to meet future market demands. Trako invests in new welding cells, thereby achieving increased productivity and improved ergonomics for its employees.

2020

40 years on from the start, we design and manufacture the various models of TRAKO drawbars, load shifter locks and other accessories in large, modern industrial premises, where we also hold stock for rapid delivery. We have grown, but our core operation remains the same – we are experts when it comes to drawbars.

Part of Axel Johnson International

Trailerkomponenter AB is part of Axel Johnson International, a privately owned Swedish industrial group with more than 110 companies in 27 countries and a turnover of EUR 960 million. Axel Johnson International has five business areas, with Trailerkomponenter AB coming under Transport Solutions.

Axel Johnson

Our parent company, Axel Johnson, is a family-owned group whose business concept involves successfully building up and developing profitable trading and service businesses. The company was established in Sweden in 1873 and currently has 20 employees in a range of different business areas.