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Well-established Danish company

Founded in 1932

Scanvaegt Systems was founded by Knud Grundtvig in 1932 and was from the beginning a local supplier of scales and weighing solutions to the retail trade and small industries.

Today, the company has over 220 dedicated and professionally competent employees creating unique solutions that combine technically sophisticated products for weighing, portioning, labelling, inspection, and packing with "state-of-the-art" IT systems.

Scanvaegt Systems has a head office in Aarhus, Denmark, own label printing works in Odense, a nationwide sales and service network in Denmark as well as subsidiaries in Norway, Sweden, Germany and Poland.

Scanvaegt Systems is today still owned 100% by the Grundtvig family.

Scanvaegt history

1932: Scanvaegt is established in Copenhagen by Knud Grundtvig

1971: Scanvaegt moves headquarters to Aarhus

1974: Scanvaegt's first electrical scale is installed

1978: Scanvaegt develops the world's first ScanGrader

1981: Scanvaegt launches the first scale-indicator

1984: The first subsidiary established in Norway

1987: Scanvaegt is appointed accredited laboratory

1988: Scanvaegt introduces the first Weighbridge

1988: Digi System becomes part of the Scanvaegt Group

1997: The Swedish subsidiary is established

1998: Scanvaegt releases Scan.X version 1

1999: Scanvaegt establishes own label printing works

1999: Scanvaegt launches the ScanCombinator multihead weigher

2000: Scanvaegt launches the first Norfo Portion Cutter

2002: Scanvaegt introduces the first PC-based shop-scales

2006: Scanvaegt acquired by Marel hf

2009: Grundtvig Invest re-acquires Scanvaegt

2009: ScanX.NET software is released

2012: The Polish subsidiary is established

2013: First version of PlusFlex software is installed

2015: The German subsidiary is established

2016: Scanvaegt launches SC500 Checkweigher

2017: Roll-out of the ScanCut 225 Portion Cutter