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New fair manager of Elmia Garden

New fair manager of Elmia Garden

Press Releases   •   Feb 22, 2017 12:00 GMT

Elmia Garden is the trade fair that brings together the entire garden industry in Jönköping every autumn. Since the start of this year Kristin Koefoed has taken over from Henrik Landén as manager of the fair. Kristin has worked at Elmia for many years and has been working with Elmia Garden since 2003, partly as the manager of the arena’s experiential and inspirational arrangements.

New section at Elmia Wood: The time is right for using drones in forestry

New section at Elmia Wood: The time is right for using drones in forestry

Press Releases   •   Feb 16, 2017 07:10 GMT

At this year’s Elmia Wood on 7 to 10 June the unmanned aerial vehicles will have their own separate section called the Drone Zone. The fair is collaborating with UAS Forum Sweden, which arranges Sweden’s leading conference in the field, and which is assembling experts and suppliers for the fair.

Three new sections at the world's biggest forestry fair

Three new sections at the world's biggest forestry fair

Press Releases   •   Feb 13, 2017 13:45 GMT

Four months before Elmia Wood opens, the organisers confirm it will be the world’s biggest forestry fair ever. “By January we’d already sold more stand space than at the previous Elmia Wood in 2013,” says Exhibition Manager Jakob Hirsmark.

Premiere for MAN’s logging trucks at Elmia Wood’s new exhibition area

Premiere for MAN’s logging trucks at Elmia Wood’s new exhibition area

Press Releases   •   Dec 22, 2016 13:03 GMT

The German truck manufacturer MAN sees Europe’s forestry sector as an increasingly important market. That’s why the company is exhibiting at the world-leading forestry fair Elmia Wood 2017 in the new Load & Transport area, which brings together everything to do with logistics en route from the forest to the industrial consumers.

An industry gathering with a focus on making deals

An industry gathering with a focus on making deals

Press Releases   •   Nov 11, 2016 14:19 GMT

Sweden’s biggest industry event, Elmia Subcontractor, has again strengthened its position as the leading market place featuring new business deals and important discussions. “We address the industry’s key issues of today, show tomorrow’s technical possibilities and understand the power of a handshake when doing deals,” says Karla Eklund, press relations officer for Elmia Subcontractor.

Making deals at a well-organised matchmaking event

Making deals at a well-organised matchmaking event

News   •   Nov 10, 2016 15:44 GMT

Some 200 meetings in two days between a total of 85 companies from 17 countries. Subcontractor Connect continues to be an important venue for doing new business.

Pitch it – with export funding at stake

Pitch it – with export funding at stake

News   •   Nov 10, 2016 15:14 GMT

Pitch it! is a new event at Elmia Subcontractor where a company can win a SEK 250,000 (EUR 25,000) subsidy for a future export venture. First to take up the challenge was Glenn Wilander, CEO of QTech in Anderstorp, Jönköping County. “The hardest part was to include as much as possible and not leave out anything important,” he says.

Volvo Cars seized on AnVa Polytech’s unique environmental rubber

Volvo Cars seized on AnVa Polytech’s unique environmental rubber

News   •   Nov 09, 2016 15:01 GMT

AnVa Polytech’s environmental rubber made no less a company than Volvo Cars prick up its ears. Today the two companies are successfully cooperating – which was made clear at Elmia Subcontractor.

Discover your future at InnoDex

Discover your future at InnoDex

News   •   Nov 09, 2016 14:28 GMT

Subcontractor InnoDex has established itself as a real public magnet at the fair. Here visitors can see and touch innovations from around the world and listen to inspirational lectures during the entire week.

How Horda Stans dampens high noise levels

How Horda Stans dampens high noise levels

News   •   Nov 08, 2016 15:00 GMT

Stricter requirements for quieter environments have led sound absorption specialist Horda Stans to fine-tune its own product range. The Småland company is focusing strongly on recycled textile and polyester fibres – which have excellent sound insulating properties – and is exhibiting them at Elmia Subcontractor.

Klarvik expands its offering with 3D drawings

Klarvik expands its offering with 3D drawings

News   •   Nov 08, 2016 14:16 GMT

Now Klarvik can really call itself a total supplier of aluminium components. At its stand at Elmia Subcontractor the company is presenting its new drawing solution.

New forestry machines in Elmia Classics

New forestry machines in Elmia Classics

Press Releases   •   Nov 07, 2016 14:42 GMT

Elmia Classics, the e-museum for old forestry machines and associated products, has been updated with new machines. The museum has now gained both older and newer machines made in both the Nordic region and further afield.

A well-received new concept plus satisfied exhibitors at Elmia Agriculture 2016

A well-received new concept plus satisfied exhibitors at Elmia Agriculture 2016

Press Releases   •   Oct 24, 2016 11:06 BST

Elmia Agriculture 2016 was the launch of the Swedish agriculture industry’s new national arena. The event met industry expectations and was much appreciated. “Our work to create the new national arena for agriculture has succeeded,” commented Elmia Agriculture project manager Jonas Bentving. “When the industry changes, the leading specialist fair must also develop with it.”

Tail-mounted calving alarm wins gold medal

Tail-mounted calving alarm wins gold medal

Press Releases   •   Oct 13, 2016 13:53 BST

A sensor that sends a text message when a cow is ready to calve. Mocall is one of the four gold medal winners of Elmia Agriculture Innovation Award 2016. The other three all went to John Deere. “We were at the launch in Ireland a year ago and realised it’s needed in Sweden,” explains Kristian Hårsmar, who is with the device’s Swedish importer, GGI Sweden.

Focus on retail development, edibles and innovations

Focus on retail development, edibles and innovations

Press Releases   •   Oct 06, 2016 17:24 BST

Elmia Garden 2016 offered garden trendspotting, an exhibition of the nominated entries for the Elmia Garden Award, the Perennial of the Year 2017, Createshop for florists, inspirational lectures and the market’s new products for next year.

Trendspotting: Innovative thinking, green offices and growing food

Trendspotting: Innovative thinking, green offices and growing food

News   •   Oct 06, 2016 17:22 BST

Elmia Garden presents the garden trends for 2017: Green in the Garden, The Green Lab and Vego Garden. Next year we will continue to see garden elements featured in interior decorating and fashions, in the kitchen and food preparation, on the balcony and at nursery schools.

Wild and bushy arrangements were created during Createshop

Wild and bushy arrangements were created during Createshop

News   •   Oct 05, 2016 17:00 BST

New to Elmia Garden this year is Createshop, a workshop where 16 participants came to Jönköping to create their own unique flower arrangements under the guidance of florist and inspirationalist Nicklas Jensen.

Press Invitation:  Green parks, the unique and the edible in focus at Elmia Garden

Press Invitation: Green parks, the unique and the edible in focus at Elmia Garden

Press Releases   •   Sep 13, 2016 10:52 BST

On 5–6 October it’s time again for Elmia Garden, northern Europe’s biggest meeting place for the garden industry. The focus at this year’s fair is on upcoming park trends with new products for public green spaces and concepts in both vertical and horizontal cultivation.

Hypro found markets in 32 countries via Elmia Wood

Hypro found markets in 32 countries via Elmia Wood

News   •   Sep 07, 2016 08:10 BST

After an accident in the forest, Tommy Karlsson had the time to create something that would reduce the risk of future accidents: a hydraulic processor for tractors. Now known as Hypro, the product is available in 32 countries.

Elmia Lastbil offered world premieres and a festive atmosphere

Elmia Lastbil offered world premieres and a festive atmosphere

Press Releases   •   Aug 27, 2016 16:59 BST

Elmia Lastbil in Jönköping, Sweden was one big party for the visiting public in sunny late-summer weather. The trade fair began with great success as Scania presented the world premiere of its new generation of trucks. “It was wonderful that Scania chose Elmia for the premiere of its new truck,” comments Annika Brandin, Business Manager of Elmia Lastbil.