From the very start, Semcon has been all about the people behind the technology: Our colleagues, customers, partners and end users. This is how we can support companies and organisations all around the world in creating solutions that actually make a difference. For people and for our planet.
1980 Semcon was founded in Västerås. The name is an abbreviation of Scandinavian Engineering and Marketing Consultants.
1983 Expansion to more locations and fields of competence begins.
1985 Head office moves to Göteborg.
1994 International expansion starts with operations in the UK.
1997 Semcon listed on the stock exchange.
2007 Acquisition of IVM Automotive with operations in Germany and Brazil as well as Caran with operations in Sweden and India.
2012 Acquisition of Germany-based product information company Comet.
2013 Extensive organisational changes towards a market-oriented structure within engineering services.
2015 Norway-based Kongsberg Devotek, active in engineering and development services, becomes wholly owned by Semcon.
2016 Launch of new communication strategy and positioning.
2017 Divestment of the German operations in Engineering Services in February.
2018 Acquisition of the German product information company Haas-Publikationen.
2019 Semcon’s largest business area, Engineering Services, was restructured and changed name to Engineering & Digital Services.
2020 Semcon acquired Sweden-based Xtractor, active in digital training solutions, in March. In October, Semcon’s Indian operations were divested.
2021 Semcon acquired Swedish IT companies Squeed and Tedsys, and UK company Walkgrove with operations in digital learning.