Company

Follow Ericsson’s dramatic journey as the company copes with the world’s economic ups and downs. We will also learn about the Ericsson spirit, export success and subsidiaries and the events that occurred during the Russian revolution and the Great Depression and how those events affected Ericsson.

Ericsson and 9/11

In the days after the attacks Ericsson helped with setting up extra mobile antennas around the ruins of the World Trade Center to increase coverage. Ericsson also contributed in rescue work by developing a special computer program that could be used to identify mobile phones found in the debris.
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The Ericsson spirit

The recreation center of Ericsson, Midsommargården was a unique initiative that paved the way for cultural encounters between different people. The foundation was created to promote a sense of community and understanding among people with different backgrounds and opinions in addition to providing support for personal development.
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From crisis to war

Diversification and focus on the domestic market was Ericsson's way of surviving the crises of the 1930s. The same trends were to apply even more during the Second World War from 1939-1945. Initially, this involved the production of ammunition. In the spring of 1940, a quarter of the automatic lathes were being used to turn grenades.
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