About us

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Vision

We strive to be the global leader in workshop solutions for heavy vehicle wheel alignment, repair and maintenance ― through our conceptual, technical and information knowledge.

Mission

We are dedicated to creating substantial value, through leading edge solutions, technology and information, that enable customers to improve their operations.

Benefits for the client

The JOSAM straightening equipment makes it possible to effectively and qualitatively repair damage to vehicle frames and chassis instead of replacing these components. This means that there is a significant economic advantage for all concerned.

Our wheel alignment systems ensure correct axle and wheel alignment, which reduces both fuel consumption and tyre wear. It also improves driving safety and comfort.
JOSAM’s wheel alignment systems are used all over the world by

  • OEM workshops
  • Independent workshops
  • Fleet owners
  • Tyre workshops

Training for users of JOSAM products is another core activity. Through this training, clients get access to the latest methods for wheel alignment and straightening, as well as effective utilization of the equipment. In addition to making training available to technicians, we offer training programs for service personnel and insurance claims adjusters.

Developing and testing

Through its extensive experience and well-developed client contacts, we are constantly improving our products. New material and technology is being introduced on a continuous basis so as to be able to offer clients the most effective equipment and techniques possible. The new product concepts and methods are then tested in our own measurement and straightening workshops.

Quality

We promote quality at all levels of its administrative and technical departments and work systematically to make continual improvements in this area. The administration of quality control impact systems are certified according to ISO 9001.

Environment

We promote environmental consciousness at all levels of its administrative and technical departments and work systematically to make continual improvements in this area. The administration of environmental impact systems are certified according to ISO 14001.

Represented in every part of the world

JOSAM is represented in most countries in all the continents through our affiliated companies and representatives. In Sweden, Germany, Italy, China, Thailand, USA and Japan, among others, there are training centres that offer training to clients and others within the branch.

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JOSAM was founded as a company in 1972 and is today a brand of Car-O-Liner Group AB. Some milestones in the brand’s history:

1972
The company was founded, and a frame straightening system for trucks was invented.

1974
The first version of the JOSAM laser AM, a wheel alignment system for wheels and axles, was introduced.

1979
A cab straightening system with adapter jigs was introduced.

1992
Frame straightening equipment in aluminum, replacing steel, for better ergonomics.

1995
Certified according to ISO-9001.

1996
The first electronic wheel alignment system (Truckaligner) was released.

1998
Own induction heating system launched.

2002
Certified according to ISO-14001.

2003
New generation of wheel alignment systems, Truckaligner II.

2004
Cab towers in aluminum and with floor anchoring option.

2008
JOSAM i-press, a new concept for frame straightening, is introduced.

2009
A complete programme with three models of induction heaters rolled out.

2010
JOSAM truckaligner 180, a wheel alignment system which measures by rotating, is launched.

2011
The innovative wheel alignment system for diagnosis, JOSAM i-track, is released. Swift and no need to hang up frame gauges onto the vehicle.

2014
JOSAM cam-aligner, a camera-based wheel alignment system, enters the market with great sales success.

2017
Development towards calibration of active safety sensors (ACC and Lane Departure Warning System etc.) in full progress.


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The JOSAM logotype

The JOSAM logotype symbolizes a twisted truck chassis viewed from behind. This is one of the most common damages that gets repaired with JOSAM straightening equipment. The photo to the left is a trailer with the same kind of damage. The original logo derives from the early 70’s when JOSAM was founded.