25 1990s The world awaits The major financial crisis that hit Sweden in the early 1990s obviously affects EAB. With interest rates up to 500%, all construction essentially stops. For many companies, this means the end. At EAB, which had created a stable financial foundation and made investments through own capital, they manage to weather the situation without having to let anyone go. In the belief of recovery in the near future, we spend this time investing in improvements and training our employees. The economy recovers and the world’s first radio shuttle is launched And things do indeed turn around. The turning point occurs in connection with a new partnership with BT Industries (now Toyota). EAB is tasked with presenting a completely new product in the form of a automated load carrier for pallet racking that is implemented in a logistics system with BT’s trucks. EAB sees opportunities here and develops and receives a