Komatsu’s first carbon neutral factory gets underway in Sweden
Sustainability takes the spotlight as world’s second largest manufacturer of construction and mining equipment builds a new zero-emission plant. Read more.
Cobra Biologics expands production in Sweden with €20 million plant
ATMP specialist Cobra Biologics builds Sweden’s first 500 litre bioreactor at its facility in Sundsvall. Read more.
Global crane manufacturer expands in northern Sweden
Cranab opens new chapter for manufacturing with Italian owner Fassi Group. Read more.
A manufacturing odyssey: GKN Aerospace ramps up turbine production
GKN Aerospace Engine Systems lifts the curtains on an exciting year of expansion in Trollhättan, Sweden. Read more.
FANUC invests €10 million in new Nordic headquarters
Global manufacturer of industrial robots boosts Nordic presence with new headquarters in Malmo, Sweden – featuring a robot academy for cobot training. Read more.
Gränges ramps up capacity in Sweden with €40 million investment in Finspång plant
Rolled aluminium specialist Gränges expands in Sweden to meet rising demand for heat exchangers in electromobility shift. Read more.
TechROI expands production of hybrid fuel systems
Welding robotics is key as automotive fuel tank specialist TechROI adds a new production line in Bengtsfors, Sweden, to meet rising demand for hybrid cars. Read more.
Blackwing Sweden unlocks next horizon in ultralight aviation
Aerospace pioneer Blackwing gets ready for take-off as demand for its award-winning carbon fibre aircraft spikes across Europe. Read more.
Ovako invests in new steel degassing plant
Ovako Group, recently acquired by Japanese NSSMC, reinforces high quality steel solutions with new €11.5 million vacuum degassing plant in Smedjebacken, Sweden. Read more.
ABB invests €26 million in new transformer components factory in Sweden
Construction of EUR 26 million plant for high-voltage dry bushings is under way at ABB’s complex in Ludvika, Dalarna County. Read more.
Why is Sweden ranked as the European Union’s most innovative country?
A new age of collaboration is forging ahead in Sweden as start-ups, industry giants and academia join forces to push the frontiers of knowledge. Read more.
GE Healthcare to open EUR 14 million testbed for biotech in Uppsala
The current boom in the biotech sector has been given an additional boost as Testa Center, a new multi-million-euro testbed for biological product manufacturing, opens its doors in Uppsala. Read more.
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.