Anton Sandqvist wanted a good work bag for his computer system, and the bags currently on the marketplace simply weren’t sufficing.
He took matters into his very own hands, as well as in 2004 he launched Sandqvist, a Swedish brand name that makes and also fabricates sustainable, high-end bags, knapsacks and devices.
Anton’s younger brother Daniel, in addition to Sebastian Westin, currently brand name supervisor, also joined the business in the future, as they started designing and manufacturing bags that were more functional as well as modern in appearance.
” Our most significant impact and inspiration originated from our love and interest for the outdoors and also the Swedish nature as well as countryside,” claimed Westin, who is likewise a founder and co-owner.
Currently, 15 years later, the firm employs 45 employees and also lately reached a landmark of transforming 100 million SEK in profits.
Presently marketing to about 35 countries around the globe, the company is based in Stockholm with 4 brick-and-mortar shops in Sweden, one in London and also another in Berlin. The firm likewise equips its bags online and also in stores with 650 merchants.
Sandqvist’s bags are made in India as well as Vietnam from eco-friendly materials like natural cotton, vegetable-tanned leather, in addition to recycled polyester and nylon. With a focus on sustainability, its shops have a fixing station on site to help elongate the life-span of the bags. It additionally has actually a revamped recollection of bags, which expands the life of their products.
” We use one hundred percent organic cotton sourced directly from the farmers and also recycled fibers from post-consumer waste in all new synthetic materials,” Westin said. “We offer a transparent supply chain, from cotton area to bag.”
Sandqvist likewise works with Fair Use Foundation to sustain boosting office problems in the textile market, together with Natural Leather Working Team to advertise lasting organization practices.
“We will keep making stunning bags and try to alter the means individuals take in– creating items that last a life time as well as always maintain fixing them when needed,” Westin stated.
In the future, the Swedish bag maker will certainly look to open up new shops as it increases its international impact.
“We are constantly considering brand-new locations and also new projects where we can build our company and show our product,” Westin included.