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1961: The man behind the modular system

Sverker Sjöström becomes Scania-Vabis’ first technical director. An expert on strength of materials, he had been recruited to the company in 1947 to help solve quality problems. Dr Sjöström’s work provides the platform for Scania’s modular product system. Developed and refined during the following decades, it is to become one of the company’s most important success factors.

Corporate milestones