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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Happy holidays!

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


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 […]


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 […]


Be prepared for winter road conditions

In winter road conditions it is important to be able to drive safely on snow and ice covered roads. Forankra has many different models and dimensions of snow chains for buses and trucks. The snow chains offer good grip and driving comfort and are designed to be used on all the tires. For more information […]


New range of lifting magnets!

Forankra launches a new range of lifting magnets which can handle lifts in the range of 100-2000 kg. The lifting magnets consist of high strength permanent lifting magnets which holds the plate type or cylindrical work-pieces during the lifting process. Lifting magnets have high strong holding force, low weight and are easy to handle. They need […]


Smartbar – Ergonomic shoring pole with low weight

Forankra launches Smartbar – an ergonomic shoring pole with low weight suitable for small and medium cargo carriers. Smartbar has a blocking capacity of 350 daN and a spring mechanism which makes it very easy to position in the track system. By pulling down the strap the spring is compressed and the shoring pole can […]


Thanks for visiting us at Elmia Lastbil!

ELMIA LASTBIL 2018 became a successful and well-attended trade show for Forankra. In addition to presenting our product news, we demonstrated our PIEK-approved double decking system and a new Armaton modular platform kit. We also discussed the content of the new road transport regulations TSFS 2017:25. We thank all our visitors for coming to our […]


Welcome to Forankra at Elmia Lastbil

  Now we are in place at Elmia Lastbil. Welcome to our stand B01:38!   Entrance ticket For entrance ticket klick here or contact us! Dela


Armaton Modular Platform Kit – new and easy way to build flatbed and box vehicles

Armaton, now a part of Forankra, is launching a new flatbed and box system for light goods vehicles (trucks, vans, etc.). The system is modular and screws together with no special tools. The need for all sorts of commercial vehicles in the up to 3.5 tonnes weight class is constantly growing. Armaton wanted to meet […]


Multi-Stick – Multi tool with 3-in-1 function

Forankra’s newly developed Multi-Stick is a tool that makes the truck driver’s cargo securing ergonomic, safer and more efficient. Multi-Stick can be used in most situations where it is difficult to access different areas due to height or distance, such as placements of lashings or corner protection. With Multi-Stick you get three functions in one […]


See you at Elmia Lastbil 2018

Welcome to our stand B01:38! Forankra exhibits at Elmia Lastbil 2018, August 22-25 in Jönköping. We will preserm several new products in cargo securing and lifting as well as a new Armaton Modular Platform Kit for body builders. Entrance ticket For entrance ticket klick here or contact us!   Dela


Forankra holds environmental certification

With the recently obtained certification Environmental Management System ISO 14001: 2015 Forankra strengthens the position in the market as one of the leading suppliers in cargo securing and lifting equipment. The certification shows that we are a supplier who also takes responsibility for sustainability and the environment. Click here to see all our certifications.


We are closed for vacation week 30-31

Forankra’s offices in Vårgårda and Helsingborg, warehouse and production will be closed during week 30-31. We will be back again Monday August 6. Have a nice summer!


See you at Gothenburg Truck Meet / Tånga Trophy

Forankra is participating at the truck exhibition Gothenburg Truck Meet, which is taking place at Tånga Hed in Vårgårda, Saturday June 1.  Welcome to our stand! Read more about Gothenburg Truck Meet / TångaTrophy (Swedish) How to get there    


New regulation regarding cargo securing effective May 20, 2018

Transportstyrelsen has developed a new Swedish regulation regading cargo securing for road transports, TSFS 2017: 25 – ”Transportstyrelsens föreskrifter och allmänna råd om lastsäkring och kontroll av lastsäkring på och i fordon”. Background IN 2017 wew common requirements for cargo insurance for international road transport within the EU were introduced. The new rules are based […]


Deliveries before the holiday!

Closed for vacation week 30-31 It is getting closer to the holiday season and this summer our offices in Vårgårda and Helsingborg, warehouse and production will be closed during week 30-31.   Deliveries before the vacation  Delivery will be made before our vacation time if we reveice the order before the following dates: 29/6 – […]


Heavily reduced consumption of electricity during 2017!

In Forankra’s Environmental Objectives it is stated that our consumption of electricity should be reduced with 5% per year. It is therefore extra pleasant to note that in 2017 we managed to reduce our consumption of electricity with 37% with a sustained production volume! The measures taken to achieve this result are: We have optimized our […]