Sandvik AB engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of tools, equipment, and tooling systems for the mining and construction industries. It operates through the following segments: Sandvik Machining Solutions, Sandvik Mining, Sandvik Materials & Rock Technology, and Sandvik Materials Technology. The Sandvik Machining Solutions segment manufactures and sells tools and tooling systems for industrial metal cutting. The Sandvik Mining & Rock Technology segment supplies equipment and tools and provides service and technical solutions for the mining industry. The Sandvik Materials Technology segment produces advanced stainless steels and special alloys such as tube, pipe, wire, strip and metal powder. The company was founded by GÃ¶ran Fredrik GÃ¶ransson in 1862 and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.