Founded in Stockholm, Sweden by Carl “Charlie” Herbert Jacobson to make Bakelite components
One of the first in Europe to manufacture components in PTFE
Habia opens first international sales office in Breda, Holland followed by sales and production companies in Europe, Asia, and the US.
Habia is sold to Beijer Sponsor, which continues the international expansion until the mid-1980s. New factories were set up, each with a different product focus. Sales offices were also established in France, Germany, UK, Spain, Belgium and the US.
Establish first Cable Systems Department. Pressure-tight glands for submarines are the first products manufactured.
Habia is split up. Beijer Alma, controlled by Anders Wall, acquires what becomes Habia Cable.
The coaxial wonder cable FlexiformTM is introduced, a solution that revolutionises the antenna industry.
The Cassini Orbiter begins a journey to Saturn with special cables from Habia Cable.
Isotec Kabel GmbH is acquired.
Habia Cable sets up a factory in Changzhou, China.
CS Technology is acquired.
Harness manufacturing is moved to a new factory in Lubieszyn, Poland.
Irradose, a company for electron beam cross-linking services, is started by Hans Forsgren in Tierp, Sweden.
Habia Cable acquires Irradose from Hans Forsgren
The High Temperature Medium Voltage (HTMV) cable finds its first applications in the offshore industry.
The DMFRO range of lightweight, halogen-free cables for marine applications is launched.
HTMV is rebranded to Zeroarc® and launched as an insulation system for a wider range of applications.