Husqvarna is one of the oldest companies in the world. Founded in 1689 as a weapons manufacturer, Husqvarna has world-renowned expertise in manufacturing everything from sewing machines and lawn mowers to microwaves and motorcycles. Husqvarna's lawn mowers and lawn maintenance products carry Husqvarna's trademark emphasis on user-friendly design. Husqvarna designs all its products with the user's needs in mind and any new innovation or product is tested extensively by Husqvarna's own customers before it's released to on the market. Husqvarna has outlets around the world, in some 100 countries. Many Husqvarna dealers can be found on the internet. Online Husqvarna dealers provide the same excellent service as Husqvarna's 'bricks and mortar' retailers - and many times offer lower prices.