THE EARLY YEARS
Per Seldén starts up with boat equipment and wooden masts at Långedrag, Gothenburg.
Aluminium mast production, 5 employees.
New plant for rigging systems in Gothenburg. Separate companies for boat equipment store and mast manufacturing.
Another new plant for rigging systems and equipment. 50% of Kemp Masts acquired. Turnover SEK 14 million. About 40 employees.
Heeling test, introduced 1965. Good methods lasts
AIMING AT GLOBAL
FROM THE DECK
Introduction of tracks and travellers.
Introduction of Seldén Reversible winches.
Overall winner of DAME Awards for Seldén Reversible winches.
Winner of Freeman K. Pittman Award for Seldén Reversible winches.
Introduction of Seldén GX, gennaker furlers.
Introduction of the 4:th generation of Furlex.
Introduction of hydraulic cylinders.
Introduction of Self-tacking jib systems.
The product range for sailmakers is extended with batten receptacles
and OWS cars.
Winner of the Freeman K. Pittman Award for the S-winch, introduced in four sizes - S30, S40, S48 and S54
C137 and C153, the first mast sections of a new generation are
The Valley boom in carbon fibre is introduced.