25 years since the start.
The history of the front-mounted safety equipment for heavy trucks manufacturer Trux begins in the mid-1980s. At the time, the founder Axel Sandstedt ran the company Exte when a truck driver asked how he could avoid the lengthy downtime associated with wildlife accidents. Axel explored the idea and drew inspiration from the Australian ”Kangaroo bumpers” to his own front protectors, but instead of steel he chose the much lighter aluminium.
– It was an exciting time when our newly produced front protector became very popular among the truck drivers and the orders poured in, so I sold Exte and chose to focus on Trux, says Axel Sandstedt.
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