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Our history

The journey begins
The journey begins

Jørgen Løgstrup becomes a fully qualified electrician in Copenhagen.

Jørgen and his wife, Eva, raise funds to open a small electrical shop in Øster Farimagsgade 30 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Both Eva and Jørgen are busy in their new shop. While Eva creates beautiful lampshades and attends to the customers, Jørgen makes electric installations during the day and oil-fired heating systems in the evening.

*image of Øster Farimagsgade inside and front of building.

1958
1958

Jørgen Løgstrup becomes a fully qualified electrician in Copenhagen.

Jørgen Løgstrup notices that increasing demand for switchboards results in prolonged delivery time. This sparks the idea of a modular system for switchboard manufacturing. In May of1958, Jørgen Løgstrup obtains his license to trade as a metalworker and founds the company Logstrup as we know it today.

*image of Jørgen with modular panel

1962
1962

As business is growing, it is time to find larger offices and production facilities.

Jørgen Løgstrup rents a 600sqm old henhouse in Gurre, North Zealand where he isable fit in sales offices, accounting and assembly. At this location, the first modular system see the light of day. This allows Logstrup to design and build all types of switchboards from a standard range of parts.

Photo: Hen house, offices, and assembly

1965
1965

The demand for the Logstrup Modular System is increasingly growing, as is the production.

To accommodate this, Logstrup builds a new 1500m2 factory in Kvistgaard near Elsinore. The new factory is officially declared open on January 1st

Photo: Hen house, offices, and assembly

1971
1971

The factory in Kvistgaard is enlarged to 3000sqm, and the building contains manufacturing, warehousing and panel assembly.

Logstrup partly automate manufacturing by installing a roller forming process line for the framework parts and an in-line paint plant in order to meet thegrowing demand. TheA-Module System andISO-10 Busbar System is.

Photo: Factory + modular system

1972
1972

Logstrup begins selling theModular System through adistributor in Sweden.

1973
1973

The Logstrup Modular Systemis sold through a distributor inthe UK.

Photo: Alfred measure + modular parts

1975
1975

Logstrup UK Limited is established in Eccles, Manchester. This is the main UK sales organisation, panel assembly workshop and warehouse.

1978
1978

Lögstrup Sweden AB is established and opens warehouse, panel assembly workshop and sales office in Malmö.

Additional sales offices are locatedin Stockholm and Göteborg.

Photo: Logstrup Sweden

1979
1979

Logstrup Head Quarters movesto a unique farmhouse buildingin Borupgaard in 1979.

Jørgen Løgstrup at Borupgård

1980
1980

The Logstrup factory in Humlebæk is enlargedto 1800m2 to accommodate increasing ordersand production of process panels.

1982
1982

Logstrup (Ireland) Ltd. is established in Tuam, County Galway.

This plant specialises in sheet metal production and injection moulding. A sales office, panel assembly workshop and warehouse for the Irish market is also located here.

Ireland office

1983
1983

Logstrup UK Ltd. moves to Lynwell Road, Eccles, Manchester. Jørgen Løgstrup celebrates Logstrup’s 25th anniversary at Borupgaard in 1983.

Their new 1100sqm facility houses sales offices, a panel assembly workshop and warehouse with a complete stock of all modular components. They sell the Logstrup Modular System to panel builders across England, Scotland and Wales.
1991
1991

Jørgen Løgstrups’ son, Per Løgstrup is appointed Managing Director for the Logstrup Group. Jørgen Løgstrup remains chairman of the board.

Per and Jørgen

1994
1994

Jørgen Løgstrup retiresat the age of 67 after36 years in charge

1995
1995

In March, CEO Per Løgstrup purchases the Logstrup shares from Jørgen Løgstrup, and the generational change is a reality.
Logstrup (UK) Ltd. expands and starts supplying assembled panels and offering additional services such as ACB and CT fitting.

Per Løgstrup next toswitchboard

2000
2000

In March 2000, Logstrup UK acquires an 500sqm factory space.

2001
2001

Logstrup Ireland builds an extension to its factory measuring 2500sqm, bringing the total floor space to 5000m2. Logstrup HQ installs a new paint plant in Kvistgaard, which improves quality and enables a quick change of colours.

The sale of modular parts is steadily growing, and a new Salvagnini production line is installed to keep up with demands.

Paint plant

2002
2002

Logstrup HQ buys a building next to the Kvistgaard factory.

After extensive renovation, all Danish activities aregathered at one address. The total area of the sitenow extends to 12.000sqm.

Outside office & Warehouse

2005
2005

Logstrup develops a new Omega range of products.

This is a fully re-configurable system, which can be configured with fixed, removable or with drawableunits.

Front access omega

2008
2008

Logstrup celebrates its 50 years anniversary.

On this occasion, employees from all Logstrup offices gather for a weekend of celebrating in Helsingor near Logstrup HQ.

2011
2011

The factory in Kvistgaard expands and adds a new Salvagnini machine offering a complete production line. Logstrup introduces a redesign of products.

The Logstrup Modular System slightly changes in look and feel but most importantly, we develop a product that is stronger and more durable.

Salvagnini

2012
2012

Logstrup HQ receives the Nordea Business Award 2012.

CEO Per Løgstrup proudly accepts the award from Nordea Bank at a reception at The Museum of Modern Art -Louisiana’s concert hall.

Logstrup HQ acquires a 12700sqm plot of land adjoining their current location in Kvistgaard.

This is to secure future expansion opportunities for Logstrup. With this new plot of land, Logstrup will be able to expand up to 5000spm.

2016
2016

Logstrup HQ invests in additions to their production line.

The addition introduces robots that form corners, mount gaskets spacers and hinges on external cladding. This investment is a part of a larger automation and optimisation strategy.
2018
2018

Logstrup celebrate 60 years in business.

The celebration takes place at Hannover Messewhere partners, clients and colleagues are invitedfor a special party on our stand.

2019
2019

Lögstrup Sweden AB moves to a new location in Malmö.

The celebration takes place at Hannover Messewhere partners, clients and colleagues are invitedfor a special party on our stand.

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