In Säter, there is room for both small-scale farming and international exports.
Säter Municipality is embraced by fertile farm land and deep forests. Today, the municipality, which has historically been successful in the timber industry and farming, is home to both international companies and modern agricultural production.
Business in the Municipality of Säter is characterized by a strong tradition of small enterprise. There is a wide variation and the business structure consists of many small companies. The industries that stand out are the timber industry and agriculture, which has historically also been strong.
“Their products are delivered to some 20 European countries, as well as China and India.”
Säter’s companies are growing and expanding
Gustafs Scandinavia AB from Säter produces wood furnishings and made a major effort in 2016, including the opening of an office in Stockholm. A few years ago, the company began actively promoting wood and design with the architectural firms, something that yielded results through the new construction of the New Karolinska Solna hospital, one of the world’s most sustainable university hospitals where care is provided integrated with research and education. Gustafs has supplied ceiling and wall paneling.
Another successful company from Säter Municipality is Isoflex, which develops and sells insulation solutions to the railway and construction industries. The company’s unique products have reaped major successes in the market and their products are delivered to some 20 European countries, as well as China and India.
A journey following silver and iron through Silvberg and Säter
Silverringen is a cultural trail through Silvberg’s and Säter’s beautiful and exciting mining areas. Here, visitors can experience how many centuries of mining, in the form of mines, foundries and hammers, has historically shaped settlements in surroundings of natural beauty.
A perfect destination for the family outing.
Säter is home to rich culture and nature, and there is always something to do for both large and small. Säter’s inner city is one of the country’s most well preserved wooden cities. Here, you can leisurely explore narrow streets and look into the small cozy shops – shop in peace and quiet and avoid the congestion and stress.
Säterdalen is a park area that attracts families from near and far. Its natural beauty impresses with tropical greenery and many hours can be spent in the large playground and lively summer farm huts. There are also excellent hiking trails of varying lengths in the network of ravines, which offer completely unique nature.
A living countryside.
Säter has a living countryside and many beautiful villages. Such concepts as enthusiasts, small scale, locally produced and high quality characterize the area, which come to expression in the bakery Stora Skedvi Bröd, which bakes crispbread according to all the rules of the art. Next to the bakery, there is also a market hall that sells food from the area.