Responsibility for the total
we take, how and what we make, what we waste, is in fact a question
of ethics. We have an unlimited responsibility for the Total.
A responsibility which we try to take, but do not always succeed
in. One part of this responsibility is the quality of the products
and how many years the product will mantain its durability.
To make a high quality product is a way to pay respect and responsibility
to the customer and the user of the product. A high quality product,
in the hands of those who have learned how to use it and how
to look after it, will very likely be more durable. This is good
for the owner, the user. But this is good as well as part of
a greater whole: increased durability means that we take less
(decreased consumption of material and energy), that we need
to produce less (gives us more time to do other things we
think are important or enjoyable), destroy less (less
One of the goals for Gränsfors Bruks is to make high quality
durable products. As proof of this goal, and to show that we
have a responsibility for the product, Gränsfors Bruks gives
a 20 Year Product Guarantee. An "AXE-GUARANTEE-CARD"
is included in the AXE-BOOK which comes with every axe. A qualification
for the guarantee is that the advice in the AXE-BOOK is followed.