1953-1963

1953

Allan Jonsson and his brother Rune found the company Br. Jonsson and sell ABS excavators. Bucket production and excavator modifications take place in their own engineering shop.

1959

Br. Jonsson switches production to forest cranes.

1963

Allan Jonsson (right) founds Cranab together with Karl-Ragnar Åström (Ålö’s founder).