strategic direction


Supporting the global automotive industry with state of the art fastener technology and services.


Bulten shall:

  • be the leading business partner and the most cost-effective supplier of fasteners and services to the automotive industry
  • with empowered and dedicated people continuously develop its full service concept and actively launch innovations
  • develop long-term relations based on professionalism and good business ethics


Bulten has chosen several strategic paths for continued effective business development, and for achieving set goals.

  • Global system supplier of fastener solutions
    Bulten shall be a global full service provider (FSP) of fastener ­solutions to the automotive industry.
  • Value enhancement throughout the value chain
    Bulten creates value throughout the value chain: from pre-­development, technology and product development, production, purchasing and logistics, to final delivery at the customer’s ­production line.
  • Organic growth
    Bulten’s primary strategy is to grow organically. Acquisitions and joint ventures deemed to complement the offering either in terms of products, processes or geography are also of interest.
  • Customers in the automotive industry
    Vehicle manufacturers and suppliers in the automotive industry are the primary target groups.
  • Geographic proximity
    Bulten’s geographic spread allows global delivery capacity to the automotive industry.
  • Innovation drives development
    An innovative climate serves to develop technological know-how to create optimal, sustainable, cost-effective solutions for the customer.
  • Global purchasing strategy
    Bulten’s global purchasing strategy harmonizes and consolidates the purchase of intermediate goods in a sustainable, cost-effective way
  • Sustainable, cost-effective production
    Bulten’s production technology and structure ensures sustainable, cost-effective production of the highest quality.
  • Strong balance sheet for growth investments
    A strong balance sheet and low indebtedness provide flexibility and preparedness for investments in increased capacity and growth, as well as for strategic acquisitions.
  • Personnel and a unique corporate culture create a sustainable operation
    Bulten’s employees contribute to sustainable development with their expertise and keen dedication. The company’s core values are the foundation of Bulten’s unique corporate culture.
  • Development of sustainability work
    All activities within Bulten should be sustainably designed and in line with the company’s ethical guidelines, based on social responsibility, environmental principles and responsible corporate governance.

Head office

Bulten AB
Box 9148
400 93 Gothenburg, Sweden

Visitor's address:
August Barks gata 6A, Gothenburg

Tel: + 46 31 734 59 00
Fax: + 46 31 734 59 39

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