Top 20 biggest companies in Sweden as of February 2019, by number of employees
Top 20 biggest companies in Sweden 2019, by number of employees
The Swedish security company Securitas AB was the company in Sweden with the largest number of employees in February 2019, when it was the employer of almost 288 thousand employees. H&M and Ericsson was second and third largest companies in Sweden by number of employees, amounting to over 123 and 107 thousand employees respectively. br>
Securitas expansion to outside Europe

    Securitas started as a night guarding company in Helsingborg in 1934, by the name “Hälsingborgs Nattvakt” (Helsingborg’s Night Guard). The owner, Erik Philip-Sörensen, gradually acquired other security companies and they eventually all came together under the collective name Securitas in 1972. The company kept growing over the years and in 2018 the company had expanded with employyes in Europe, North America and Latin America.

Highest revenue in 2018

    Securitas kept pace with the worldwide advancing knowledge of electronic security and in 2018 the company reached their highest revenue of more than 100 billion Swedish kronor. Most of the revenue was gained from guarding services, followed by revenue from security solutions and electronic security.
Top 20 biggest companies in Sweden as of February 2019, by number of employees
Number of employees
Securitas AB 287,732
H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB 123,178
Ericsson , Telefon AB LM 107,369
Volvo, AB99,488
Electrolux, AB 55,692
Autoliv AB47,886
Assa Abloy AB47,426
Essity AB46,385
Atlas Copco AB45,986
SKF AB43,814
Sandvik AB43,376
Scania AB42,369
Skanska AB40,759
Volvo Car AB37,969
Nordea Bank AB31,437
PostNord AB31,350
Carl Bennet AB27,213
Telia Company AB24,468
Loomis AB22,811
ICA Gruppen AB22,137
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Top 20 biggest companies in Sweden 2019, by number of employees
The Swedish security company Securitas AB was the company in Sweden with the largest number of employees in February 2019, when it was the employer of almost 288 thousand employees. H&M and Ericsson was second and third largest companies in Sweden by number of employees, amounting to over 123 and 107 thousand employees respectively. br>
Securitas expansion to outside Europe

    Securitas started as a night guarding company in Helsingborg in 1934, by the name “Hälsingborgs Nattvakt” (Helsingborg’s Night Guard). The owner, Erik Philip-Sörensen, gradually acquired other security companies and they eventually all came together under the collective name Securitas in 1972. The company kept growing over the years and in 2018 the company had expanded with employyes in Europe, North America and Latin America.

Highest revenue in 2018

    Securitas kept pace with the worldwide advancing knowledge of electronic security and in 2018 the company reached their highest revenue of more than 100 billion Swedish kronor. Most of the revenue was gained from guarding services, followed by revenue from security solutions and electronic security.
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