Parkson is a wholly owned subsidiary of Axel Johnson Inc. As a family company with roots going back to 1873, Axel Johnson Inc. has a long‐term perspective that allows us to do business and build in a way that is consistent with our shared values. Central to these values is the belief that business is the most powerful force for change in society today. This means that every one of us within the Axel Johnson Inc. group is responsible for ensuring that everything we do has a positive impact—on our employees, our customers, our suppliers and our communities.
Antonia Ax:son Johnson is the fourth generation to lead the worldwide group of enterprises launched in Stockholm in 1873 by her great‐grandfather, Axel Johnson. In her leadership and in her life, our owner provides the moral compass that guides every member of the Axel Johnson Inc. group. She continues the long tradition of ethical entrepreneurship that has earned respect for Johnson companies for 135 years.
The companies of Axel Johnson Inc. compete across a spectrum of sectors: energy, water quality, medical device and sustainable development. Each company within Axel Johnson Inc. is a pioneer in their respective category and is at the forefront of innovation. Our sister companies include:
The Eastern Seaboard’s leading supplier of energy products in the Northeastern United States. and Canada. Sprague was the first to open the market for ultralow‐sulfur diesel, which reduces CO2 emissions. Today they are investing in the development and availability of renewable biodiesel products.
One of the world’s leading manufacturers of water treatment systems, best known for their patented non‐electric systems powered by the kinetic force of moving water.
One of the nation’s premiere wood reclamation companies, reclaiming old wood from factories, mills, vats and barns across the world and refashioning it into wood flooring and millwork of exceptional character and quality.
Leveraging its experience in manufacturing amazingly precise and durable cutting blades for industrial components, Cadence is quickly carving out its niche as the preeminent supplier of cutting, piercing and diagnostic testing products in the medical device and life science industries.
Providing accountable, updated and well-maintained off-campus housing within easy walking distance of universities, Walk2Campus strives daily to serve four customers– students, parents, universities and towns. Walk2Campus invests time and capital into improving the buildings and neighborhoods adjacent to campuses and enhances the fabric of the university community.