It all started with a travel alarm when CEO and founder Glenn Højmose in 2004 decided to quit his design job to follow one of his ideas. The travel alarm was introduced on the market in 2007 featuring a motion sensor and smoke detector. Despite some market enthusiasm, the product didn’t take off.
In 2011 Cavius introduced the world’s smallest photoelectric smoke alarm using the experience from the travel alarm. The new smoke alarm was unique because of the EN-approved micro-design and special features
Cavius is based in Silkeborg in Denmark with administration, marketing and sales. In China we own 67,5% of the factory producing the alarms. In China Cavius has its own team of engineers doing technical inspection and R&D.