Armaton at Solutrans, Lyon, Nov 19-23

Armaton launches Modular Platform on the French market at Solutrans in Lyon, Nov 19-23. You will find Armaton together with Forankra France in Hall 3 – Stand 133.  Read more about Armaton Platform Kit here! Welcome!


Time for inventory Nov 7-11

Forankra has inventory November 7-11 and during these days we will have limited support and delivery capacities, see information below: Vårgårda Warehouse Thursday Nov 7 – Monday Nov 11: Closed for inventory, no outbound deliveries. Office Thursday Nov 7 – Friday Nov 8: Open with limited staffing. Please, contact us by mail and we will […]


Forankra sales teams met in Barcelona

The Forankra Group, leading European supplier of cargo securing and lifting equipment, gathered its sales teams from Sweden, Poland, UK, France and Spain for a sales conference in Barcelona end of September. It is always great to meet our colleagues, to share experiences and to gain new inspiration from both external and in internal speakers. […]


Training in cargo securing at Forankra

Yesterday our expert in cargo securing, Mats Staffas, held an internal training in cargo securing. Thank you Mats for this! You are really good at explaining these matters and interacting with your audience. Are you and your company also interested in a cargo securing training? You are always welcome to contact us to discuss a […]


Superlash™ – a system of maritime cargo lashings

Maritime cargo lashings are specially adapted to the major challenges facing cargo securing at sea. Special features for our maritime lashings are that they quickly and efficiently reach extra high tension and that the lashing is easy to release. Forankra has developed a system of maritime cargo lashings Superlash™ which includes: Superlash 99™ – deck […]


Cargo securing for maritime transports

The forces of nature can place great stress on goods transported by sea, whcih makes correct maritime cargo securing crucial. Shifting of goods or shifting of cargo inside containers can cause chain reactions that may put both the vessel and its crew at risk. All maritime cargo securing must therefore be evaluated according to the […]


Opening hours during the summer

We are open most of the summer but our office, warehouse and production in Vårgårda will be closed during week 30-31 and our office and warehouse store in Helsingborg will be closed during week 29-31.  Deliveries before the vacation Delivery will be made before our vacation time if we reveice the order before the following […]


We are now launching website for Armaton!

We are now launching a website for Armaton – a website where we present the Armaton brand and why “Determined to improve” is our motto. You can also learn more about why our customers choose Armaton for their light commercial vehicles. Welcome to the Armaton website www.armaton.com


Forankra Spain launches Armaton MP in Barcelona

It is now time to launch the Armaton Modular Platform Kit on the Spanish market. Forankra Spain will introduce the new Armaton MP at SILBARCELONA, June 26-28. Welcome to stand D412 for a demonstration. The Armaton MP (Modular Platform) – a new dropside solution for light commercial vehicles which maximizes the load area and makes […]


TMT Malinen introduces Armaton MP in Helsinki

Forankras partner TMT Malinen will introduce the new Armaton MP to the Finnish market at Transport-Logistics in Helsinki, Finland, stand 6:D38. The Armaton MP (Modular Platform) – a new dropside solution for light commercial vehicles which maximizes the load area and makes it easy to build purpose-specific work vehicles. Read more about Armaton Modular Platform here.


PREMIUM – Lashings for heavy transports

PREMIUM is a product range of durable lashings that meet the high demands of the professional users on cargo securing for heavy transports. The products are ergonomically designed, have high tension force and Cr6+ free components. When you choose a PREMIUM lashing you will always get: Lashings where all components are of very good quality […]


Guideline for Cargo Securing

Goods for large values are transported daily all over the world, which sets high demands on a cargo securing solution adapted to both the goods and the cargo carriers used throughout the transport route. Deficiencies in the cargo securing can cause personnel injuries and damaged cargo and it is therefore of utmost importance that the […]


Environmental focus during lunch walk!

In connection to the daily lunch walk, some of Forankra’s staff noted how much litter there was beside the road. They therefore decided to do something about it. The next day, six people brought plastic bags and picked up 10 kg (!) of litter in 20 minutes. We now want to inspire others to do […]


Danlad launched Armaton MP at Transport 2019

Danlad launched the new Armaton MP (Modular Platform) at the exhibition Transport 2019 in Herning, Denmark, March 21-23. The new concept was very well received and created great interest among the visitors.The Armaton MP – a new dropside solution for light commercial vehicles – is characterized by a very clean, streamlined design which maximizes the […]


Snapstrap – Loop lashing with unique opening on the side

Snapstrap is a new type of loop lashing with a unique buckle which opens on the side, which makes it easier and quicker to fasten and secure goods.Snapstrap’s buckle is opened at the side with a finger pressure, and then it is easy to insert the strap into the lock before tightening it. With Snapstrap, […]


Products for safe lifting!

Forankra has a wide product range of lifting equipment for the construction and general industry. During the last year we have launched several new lifting products such as chain block and lever hoists, lifting clamps, magnetic lifting clamps, beam clamp and trolleys and wire rope hoists. Read more about these products here!We hope you know […]


Manual for safe lifting

Safe lifting requires approved and certified products, proper handling and regular control of the lifting equipment before use. Forankra has therefore printed a guideline for safe lifting “Lathund för säkra lyft” where we have listed important factors to be aware of when using lifting equipment and to ensure safe lifting situations.At this moment “Lathund för […]


Happy holidays!

We would like thank all our customers and suppliers for another good year of cooperation and we wish you aMerry Christmas andHappy New Year!  Our opening hours during the Christmas holiday: VårgårdaOffice and warehouse will be closed from Dec 24 – Jan 1. We open again Wednesday January 2, 2019. HelsingborgOffice and warehouse will be closed from […]


Time for inventory 6-10/12

Forankra has inventory December 6-10 and during these days we will have limited support and delivery capacities, see information below: Vårgårda Warehouse Thursday Dec 6 – Monday Dec 10: Closed for inventory, no outbound deliveries.Office Thursday Dec 6 – Friday Dec 7: Open with limited staffing. Please, contact us by mail and we will get back […]


Forankra’s expert holds lecture at SAGIT’s cargo securing conference

November 8, 2018, the association SAGIT (Säkring Av Gods I Trafik) held a cargo securing conference in Stockholm. The theme of the conference was the content, interpretation, supervision and legal application of the new Swedish regulation for cargo securing for road transports TSFS 2017: 25.To highlight these topics, representatives from the relevant authorities and industry […]