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Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection welcomes Sobro as a new owner partner for continued expansion

Press release   •   Jul 11, 2019 10:57 CEST

Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection, a leading supplier of fire detection and fire suppression systems for buses, heavy duty vehicles and other similar equipment, welcomes Sobro as a new owner partner. The previous owner, Thomas Sparring, remains as a significant shareholder.

”Together with Sobro as a strong owner partner, Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection will be even better equipped to meet the rising global demand for our products and services”, says Thomas Sparring.

”In Sobro we have found an owner partner with a strong commitment who will support us in our growth ambitions. We look forward to continue to build and develop our business together with Sobro”, says Mikael Persson, CEO at Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection.

”Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection has through its focus on high-quality products and turnkey solutions reached a market-leading position in a rapidly growing segment. We are very excited about the future journey together with Mikael, the management and the rest of the employees at Dafo Vehicle Fire protection”, says Maxim Berglund, Partner at Sobro.


Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection AB supplies fire detection and suppression systems for buses and coaches, mining and construction equipment, forestry and waste handling equipment as well as material and cargo handling. For further information, please visit

For further information, kindly contact:
Mikael Persson, VD, Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection AB
Phone: +46 (0) 70 784 16 22,

Maxim Berglund, Sobro AB,
Tel: +46 (0) 722 42 11 55,

For hi-res images:
Jeanette Chevalier, Marketing Manager, Dafo
Phone: +46 (8) 506 405 01,

About Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection

Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection supplies fire detection and suppression systems for buses and coaches, mining and construction equipment, logging and waste handling machines as well as material and cargo handling. Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection has a turnover of approximately MSEK 250, is headquartered in Tyresö, Sweden and has a global presence trough subsidiaries and local Dafo-distributors.

About Sobro

Sobro’s vision is to be a dedicated owner partner for the companies of tomorrow. With a passion for business, a strong focus on corporate culture and an emphasis on employee development, we aim to build fast growing, profitable companies with lasting values. In addition to Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection, Sobro is also engaged in ByggDialog, Claremont, Maintrac, Mercur, NCS Colour, Orango, Tengbom och TrueSec.

Dafo is a pioneer in Vehicle Fire Suppression with more than 100 000 sold systems for both military and civil customers in more than 30 countries worldwide.

Knowhow and experience ensures our customers the latest technology combined with proven reliability. Our close cooperation with major vehicle manufacturers offers unsurpassed integration, performance and logistics.

Our Forrex system, which combines the features of liquid and dry chemical with all the benefits but none of the drawbacks, are developed “in house” and includes unique and patented solutions where quality is ensured throughout the production chain. Unlike other agents, Forrex is tailor made for Vehicle Protection and offers outstanding flame knock down and unique protection against re-ignition.

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