Saxlund International Limited

Innovative solutions for Bulk Materials handling and Biomass Combustion
Biomass Combustion

Biomass Combustion

Combustion Grate


Saxlund World Wide

Developed over the last 50 years, the Saxlund "know-how" is in constant demand from companies world wide. Our dedicated teams of professional engineers continue to develop machinery, which is frequently regarded as the industry standard, maintaining our position at the forefront of the bulk solids handling and storage industry.

Our main design offices and factories are situated in Germany, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States.  We also work closely with an increasing number of agencies and subsidiary companies worldwide, to include Australia, Belgium, Estonia, France, Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Spain, Italy and Switzerland.


Head Office - Sweden
Saxlund International AB

Postal Address
P.O.B 15085                                  
SE-104 65


Tel: +46 8 50 410 580
Fax: +46 8 50 410 599


Visiting Address

Värmdövägen 120

131 60 Nacka




United Kingdom
Saxlund International Ltd
11 Freemantle Business Centre
Millbrook Road East
SO15 1JR
Tel: +44(0) 23 80 63 63 30
Fax: +44 (0) 23 80 63 63 43

Saxlund International GmbH
Heidberg 1, 4 + 5
29614 Soltau-Harber

Tel: +49 51 91/98 11-0
Fax: +49 51 91/98 11-39



Saxlund was founded in 1947 by Mr. Oddmund Saxlund in Norway. This company was specialised in discharge systems for different types of wood chips.

  • In 1955 Saxlund got the first patent for the rotor discharge system.
  • 1958 the company foundation of Saxlund AB in Västerhaninge,Sweden.
  • 1962 the company foundation in Soltau, Germany.
  • 1972 the company invented the Saxlund International – push floor and claimed this patent world wide.
  • 1977 the Saxlund International – sliding frame was invented and claimed with a patent world wide.
  • 1979 the Tubefeeder™ was invented in a cooperation with Saxlund International and Main Engineering and claimed with a patent world wide.
  • 1989 the Saxlund International – sludge pump for conveying municipal and industrial sludge was invented
  • 1992 Saxlund International installed world wide the first sludge pump with a capacity of 50 m3/h in the Netherlands.
  • 1992 the Saxlund International - Distribution-Station was invented and claimed with a patent
  • 1994 the Saxlund International - TWIN sliding frame was invented and claimed with a patent
  • 1995 Saxlund International GmbH was certified according to DIN EN ISO 9001
  • 1998 the company SHS (UK) Ltd. in Southampton, Great Britain was founded.
  • 1998 the company Saxlund International Corporation in Hyden Lake,  Idaho, U.S.A was founded.
  • 2000 the Saxlund rotary distributor was invented and patented.
  • 2000 a Round Bar System Feeder for linear discharge systems was invented and patented.
  • 2006 Saxlund products were certified for use in ATEX zone 21
  • 2009 Opcon Group buys Saxlund Group