Charging ahead in Gothenburg: Alelion opens Sweden’s first large-scale lithium-ion battery factory
Battery plants are tomorrow’s gold mines. The race to power electric vehicles and billions of connected devices means that Sweden is plugging into a thriving new industry. Read more.
Johnson & Johnson ramps up production of Sweden’s iconic Nicorette
Johnson & Johnson is stepping up its activities in the global fight against smoking with a major expansion of its manufacturing facilities in Sweden. Read more.
World leader in farming equipment adds welding robotics to major expansion
A unique manufacturing system based on advanced robotics is the latest development in a long-term investment in Sweden by Ålö, one of the world's leading manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Read more.
Kingspan to establish state-of-the-art factory in Jönköping
The competition was fierce from other Scandinavian regions as Kingspan Insulation finally announced its decision to locate a state-of-the-art production facility in Jönköping, Sweden, where high-performance insulation material is to be manufactured. Read more.
Breaking barriers: Sweden’s innovation strengths key to AkzoNobel expansions
The word “eco-premium” is gaining traction at AkzoNobel as the company turns to Sweden for a EUR 34 million investment plan. Read more.
China’s Dongfeng invests EUR 7 million in Trollhättan
Dongfeng Motor Group boosts testing capabilities at subsidiary T-Engineering in Trollhättan, Sweden. Read more.
Sandvik invests EUR 20 million in metal powder plant
Sandvik gears up for fast-growing markets – new metal powder plant to open 2020 in Sweden. “This is an enabler for future growth.” Read more.
Volvo Group opens EUR 3.2 million “Pilot Plant”
Volvo Group has reinforced its Cab Competence Centre with a 4,000 sqm “pre-commercial” testing facility in Umeå, Sweden. Read more.
Swedish test bed introduces first driverless buses on public roads
Two driverless mini-buses take to the streets of Stockholm in a six-month pilot project within smart mobility, led by Nobina Technology. Read more.
ABB invests EUR 9 million in global test laboratory in Västerås
"The investment allows us to double capacity for product testing and increase speed to market". Read more.
Scania invests EUR 150 million in new energy-efficient foundry
Scania plans to invest EUR 150 million in a new foundry in Södertälje, Sweden, in order to triple production capacity and achieve a 50 per cent reduction in energy consumption. Read more.
Akzo Nobel expands colloidal silica capacity in Sweden
Akzo Nobel’s Specialty Chemicals division is investing more than EUR 4 million in its Bohus-facility to increase production of the Levasil CC product line. Read more.
Sweden zeros in on large-scale additive manufacturing: unveils MEUR 1.3 R&D project
The idea of “printing” large components for industrial use is no longer unchartered territory. A new Swedish test bed run by Swerea IVF has unveiled the blueprint for an AM machine fitted with a 6-metre long track. Read more.
Sandvik’s inner sanctum: World leader in materials and cutting tools steps up focus on AM.
On the northern shore of Lake Storsjön in Sandviken (Sandy Bay) one of the world’s leading manufacturers of cutting tools and materials technology is bolstering its ambitions in additive manufacturing. Here’s a look behind the scenes. Read more.
Uddeholm bets big on 3D printing: opens MEUR 7,5 metal powder plant
Uddeholm, the global leader in tool steels, has invested EUR 7,5 million in a new production facility for metal powder in Hagfors, Sweden – set to open in 2018. Read more.
GE Healthcare chooses Sweden for its first European 3D printing lab
GE Healthcare has chosen Sweden as the first location in Europe for an advanced manufacturing lab that brings together 3D printing technologies and collaborative robots, or “cobots”, with traditional machining equipment. Read more.