AB Malmö Strumpfabrik's history begins in 1926 with the Swedish-born former wholesale trader Kurt Levin founded the stock company Nordisk Strømpefabrik in Copenhagen. The same year, the duty was reduced to silk stockings, and it was not profitable to manufacture socks in Denmark so that the operations were moved to Malmö. Malmöfabriken was founded in 1926 and was registered in 1927. The company had seven rounding machines and seven employees. They worked in small premises at Torggatan 20 C. In 1927, the company employed about 70 employees and in 1929 Malmö Stumpfabrik had 845 employees. When Scania-Vabis moved in 1929, the stockpile factory took over the plot