Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay become the first people to scale Mount Everest. Their food is cooked on a Primus stove.

Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay at Camp IV after their ascent of Everest, 1953

Ronald Amundsen reaches the South Pole with a Primus Stove in 1911.

Ronald Amundsen reaches the South Pole with a Primus Stove in

The adventure to the top of the world - A spot for Primus - Our Story

Passion for the outdoors and technical expertise is the secret behind Primus innovative outdoor products.

Primus MultiFuel, the first stove that can run on LP gas, whitegas, kerosene and even aviation fuel, is tested during an ascent of Mount Everest by the adventurer Göran Kropp. It is successfully launched the following year.

The first soot-free kerosene stove is constructed by Frans W. The stove is named Primus.

Old Logo from late 19th century.

The first soot-free kerosene stove is constructed by Frans W. The stove is named Primus.

Primus History

Primus History

In 2014 we launched an online store!

In 2014 we launched an online store!

In 2011 Primus launches the award-winning multifuel stove OmniLite Ti, which is the most advanced Primus stove to date.

The first soot-free kerosene stove is constructed by Frans W. The stove is named Primus.

Primus launches the new Eta concept in 2006, with an efficiency rate that’s nearly doubled compared to conventional stoves.

Primus launches the new Eta concept in with an efficiency rate that’s nearly doubled compared to conventional stoves.

In 1999 we launched the new Primus factory in Tartu, Estonia.

The first soot-free kerosene stove is constructed by Frans W. The stove is named Primus.

We started our environmental work as early as 1978. This is when we started to develop gas burners for African countries to help them reduce the amount of wood they used for cooking.

We started our environmental work as early as This is when we started to develop gas burners for African countries to help them reduce the amount of wood they used for cooking.

A factory became available in Hagfors. Primus leased the plant, converted the premises and took over the factory altogether in 1954.

A factory became available in Hagfors. Primus leased the plant, converted the premises and took over the factory altogether in

The 1930’s saw the launch of  LPG gas and the first LPG stove was made in 1938. In the 1940s and 1950s Primus developed LPG stoves, LPG lanterns and LPG cylinders.

The saw the launch of LPG gas and the first LPG stove was made in In the and Primus developed LPG stoves, LPG lanterns and LPG cylinders.

Primus factory at Lilla Essingen in Stockholm, Sweden from 1907.

Primus factory at Lilla Essingen in Stockholm, Sweden from

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