About COBS

COBS AB was founded in 1977 and with over 45 years of experience has specialized in alarm, messaging and locationing solutions for mission-critical communication and mobile applications.

COBS is headquartered in Gothenburg and is today one of the leading suppliers of personal alarm, messaging and locationing solutions for mobile users with safety and security in focus.

We provide functionality based on our solid experience and unique knowledge in wireless personal alarm applications and management of critical messaging and reliable positioning. Our driving force is to create the highest possible reliability, ease of use and cost efficiency for the end user by developing and integrating products and systems from selected suppliers.

As a COBS reseller, you get sales support, tailor-made complete solutions to suit your customers’ specific needs with expert service and support.

Partners and suppliers

Being a partner to COBS means an exchange of knowledge that is of great benefit to both parties. We aim to be among the top three European providers of personal safety and security solutions for people in mission critical situations, wherever they are.

We work with our own brand, our proprietary and unique products plus in close cooperation and integration with premium brands and market-leading suppliers, including mention below.

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Market presence

COBS has roughly 100,000 active users within 7,000 organizations in Sweden and Europe using our solutions. Our route to market is always via resellers or distributors and partners. Today we are represented in 18 countries with the goal of further expansion.

COBS collaborate with its resellers to ensure a high level of expertise towards the end-user organisations and its front-line workers, for example within; elderly care, correctional facilities, schools, healthcare, industry, marine, retail and more.

Customer service

COBS’ goal is to be the best supplier of mission-critical communications and to provide the best service and support to our customers. Our departments work in close collaboration with great flexibility and short decision paths, which creates increased value for our customers.

Lagercrantz Group membership

COBS is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Lagercrantz Group, a B2B value-creating technology group that offers value-creating technology, either with its own products or with products from leading suppliers.

Within the group there are about 70 companies, each oriented towards a specific sub-market, a niche. What the companies have in common is a high level of value creation, with a high degree of customization, support and other services.

Lagercrantz operates in nine countries in Northern Europe, China, India and the USA. The Group has around 2,600 employees and a turnover of approximately MSEK 7,700. The company’s shares have been listed on Nasdaq Stockholm since 2001.