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Greener hydrogen can replace diesel

Greener hydrogen can replace diesel

News   •   Oct 11, 2017 15:20 BST

Hydrogen trains or battery-powered ones? Both options can replace diesel trains in the future. But why is a change necessary? These issues were discussed during the seminar “Higher, longer, lighter hybrids – What is the look and feel of the future trains?”

The high-speed line – a good start to many problems

The high-speed line – a good start to many problems

News   •   Oct 11, 2017 12:51 BST

Is building a high-speed rail line in Sweden the solution to every problem? That somewhat pointed question was discussed at the key seminar “High-speed railways – do they solve the problems?” The panel’s answer? They don’t solve everything but they help a lot.

Unique crash tests at the fair

Unique crash tests at the fair

News   •   Oct 11, 2017 12:21 BST

A good safety barrier can save lives. During Elmia Nordic Road you have the chance to watch unique crash tests live – right on the fairgrounds. “The maintenance of Sweden’s road safety barriers is in a neglected state,” says Anders Hamrin, sales manager at Nordic Road Safety.

Trends in popular culture and society seen in gardens and interiors

Trends in popular culture and society seen in gardens and interiors

News   •   Oct 09, 2017 09:27 BST

Inspiration, influences and social developments are just some of the ingredients considered when the Swedish Fashion Council (SFC) does the trendspotting that underlies next year’s garden trends. The trends for 2018 were presented at Elmia Garden.

Bubbling with growth and excitement at Elmia Garden

Bubbling with growth and excitement at Elmia Garden

Press Releases   •   Oct 05, 2017 16:22 BST

Exciting new garden trends, Perennial of the Year for 2018 plus the shortlisted entries for the Elmia Garden Award were some of the elements that attracted great interest at Elmia Garden in Jönköping, Sweden. The trade fair attracted a record number of exhibitors and confirmed its position as northern Europe’s biggest meeting place for the garden retail trade.

Invasive survival experts are taking over

Invasive survival experts are taking over

News   •   Oct 05, 2017 12:53 BST

The list of invasive alien plants is growing – plants whose growth habits enable them to rapidly out-compete other plants and negatively impact biological diversity. Nine new plants have been added to the EU’s list this year, including Himalayan or Indian balsam, giant hogweed and crimson fountaingrass. Several of them are already causing major problems.

Can a 3D printer be used in a flower shop?

Can a 3D printer be used in a flower shop?

News   •   Oct 04, 2017 16:40 BST

Future Stories, which is about how to get your message out using VR technology, 3D printing and social media, was presented for the first time at Elmia Garden. Christoffer Wadman, a teaching assistant with the engineering programme at Jönköping University, demonstrated how this technology could be used in the future.

The winning perennial is an elegant and stately gem

The winning perennial is an elegant and stately gem

News   •   Oct 04, 2017 15:05 BST

The dark-leaved varieties of Actaea simplex, commonly known as Kamchatka bugbane, are Sweden’s Perennial of the Year for 2018. Selected by the perennial group of the garden section of the Federation of Swedish Farmers, and presented at Elmia Garden in Jönköping, Sweden, it is a plant for connoisseurs that combines a strong and stately presence with liveliness and grace.

What will be next year’s best innovation for the garden?

What will be next year’s best innovation for the garden?

News   •   Oct 04, 2017 12:51 BST

Five smart, innovative products have been shortlisted for the Elmia Garden Award for garden product of the year for 2018. They are being exhibited for the first time at Elmia Garden in Jönköping, Sweden.

Press invitation:  Garden trends and future technology forecasts at Elmia Garden

Press invitation: Garden trends and future technology forecasts at Elmia Garden

Press Releases   •   Sep 22, 2017 08:30 BST

Elmia Garden is northern Europe’s largest meeting place for the garden retail trade. On 4–5 October 160 exhibitors from 10 countries will meet at Elmia in Jönköping to present their new products. Everything from the latest technology to the garden trends for 2018 will be presented on stage.

The garden is the new living room

The garden is the new living room

Press Releases   •   Sep 18, 2017 09:35 BST

There is a clear trend towards furnishing and decorating outdoor spaces and gardens. In summer the garden and patio are increasingly taking over the role of the living room. Garden furniture, outdoor lighting and food preparation possibilities are all now part of Elmia Garden.

Lighting frames your garden and creates space

Lighting frames your garden and creates space

News   •   Sep 14, 2017 14:19 BST

When you invest time and money in creating a beautiful outdoor setting you want to be able to enjoy it even during the darker hours of the day. A lighting system from LightsOn makes it possible to have an attractively lit garden in the space of an hour.

Grills now a regular feature in the garden

Grills now a regular feature in the garden

News   •   Sep 08, 2017 09:17 BST

The last time Landmann exhibited at Elmia Garden was 2006. On 4-5 October 2017 the company is back – now in the new product segment for grills, garden furniture and outdoor lighting. Among other things, Landmann will present its new grill series for 2018.

Connected products are a strong presence at Elmia Subcontractor

Connected products are a strong presence at Elmia Subcontractor

Press Releases   •   Sep 05, 2017 09:07 BST

Elmia Subcontractor is bringing the Internet of Things into the manufacturing industry. The fair’s new inspiration arena interweaves exhibitors with interesting presentations – all with a focus on the many possibilities of connected technology.

Great interest in the 2017 Elmia Garden Award winner!

Great interest in the 2017 Elmia Garden Award winner!

News   •   Aug 14, 2017 10:55 BST

Design Björn Lidbrandt’s simple and stylish concrete planting ring is a real bestseller. The Elmia Garden Award for the 2017 garden product of the year has brought the planting ring a lot of attention and new models have also been developed.

World premieres met a large audience in the forest

World premieres met a large audience in the forest

Press Releases   •   Jun 10, 2017 18:45 BST

The world’s largest forestry fair was bigger than ever this year both in terms of area and number of exhibitors. Many visitors were drawn to Elmia Wood to see new forestry products and services and to learn about new high-tech solutions and expertise in the forest south of Jönköping, Sweden.

Ultrasound plus laser in new measuring instrument

Ultrasound plus laser in new measuring instrument

News   •   Jun 10, 2017 14:43 BST

Haglöf Sweden develops and manufactures professional measuring systems for field use. In good time for Elmia Wood the company is now presenting its latest new product, the VL5 Vertex Laser: a complete field measuring device that combines measuring with ultrasound and laser.

Thumbs up from customers who ordered the new harvester unseen

Thumbs up from customers who ordered the new harvester unseen

News   •   Jun 10, 2017 13:15 BST

Rottne had sold some ten harvesters of the new model H8D without anyone being allowed to see it. Everyone had to wait for the world premiere at Elmia Wood. The reaction? Even better than expected!

German wins Forwarder World Cup

German wins Forwarder World Cup

News   •   Jun 10, 2017 08:32 BST

When the final of the Forwarder World Cup was decided at Elmia Wood on Friday, the battle was between Daniel Bergmann of Germany and Poland’s Kamil Kaczynski. A faultless final race enabled Bergmann to bring home the gold before an enthusiastic group of supporters.

Ecolog’s new 688E full-size harvester completes the E series

Ecolog’s new 688E full-size harvester completes the E series

News   •   Jun 09, 2017 16:26 BST

At Elmia Wood Ecolog presented the new harvester that completes the new E series. It is the eight-wheel drive Ecolog 688E. The machine weighs 23 tonnes and is slightly smaller than the company’s biggest harvester, the 590.