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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.

The sun shone over Scania’s historic premiere

The sun shone over Scania’s historic premiere

News   •   Aug 27, 2016 08:09 BST

It was a high-pressure moment in more ways than one when the curtain opened to reveal Scania’s next generation of trucks. There were great expectations, hordes of people and – not least – bright sunshine over the historic premiere.

Volvo opened with a world premiere

Volvo opened with a world premiere

News   •   Aug 27, 2016 08:06 BST

The Iron Knight. That’s what Volvo Trucks has chosen to call the world’s fastest truck. The powerful beast had its world premiere at Elmia Lastbil. “We’re very proud to unveil it here at Elmia,” says Hans Börjesson, head of Volvo Trucks in Sweden.

Environmentally smart trucks with a high safety level

Environmentally smart trucks with a high safety level

News   •   Aug 27, 2016 08:00 BST

The environment and safety are the main focus at Mercedes-Benz. “We want to be innovative in all respects,” explains Mattias Nilsson, sales manager for Mercedes-Benz trucks in Sweden.

Veteran truck hall a real gem

Veteran truck hall a real gem

News   •   Aug 27, 2016 07:52 BST

A whole hall dedicated to the history of trucks. That’s what veteran truck devotee Anders Andersson and his friends could present at Elmia Lastbil. The space was packed with trucks from bygone times. “All in all we exhibited 53 vehicles – the most we’ve had since we started here in 2010,” he said.

A tensioner for all heavy loads

A tensioner for all heavy loads

News   •   Aug 27, 2016 07:48 BST

Elmia Lastbil advertises itself as the home of intelligent solutions. One Swedish company to answer that call was ExTe Fabriks AB. During the fair the company promoted its new compact TU automatic tensioning device. “It’s a product that makes everyday life easier for the user,” explains ExTe representative Ulf Göransson.

Forestry giant prepares to expand even more

Forestry giant prepares to expand even more

Press Releases   •   Jun 07, 2016 08:25 BST

The world’s largest forestry fair continues to raise the bar for international forestry fairs. A year from now it will finally be time again for Elmia Wood. This global trade fair is creating even more space than before to present all the innovations for the entire logistics chain from seedling to industry.

New manager of Elmia’s forestry fairs

New manager of Elmia’s forestry fairs

Press Releases   •   Feb 01, 2016 07:38 GMT

​Jakob Hirsmark will become the new manager of Elmia’s forestry fairs. They include the world’s biggest international forestry fair, Elmia Wood, which is held every fourth year in the forests south of Jönköping, Sweden. Jakob Hirsmark will take up his new post in February.

More efficient forest machines are shrinking the market

More efficient forest machines are shrinking the market

Press Releases   •   Jan 19, 2016 07:59 GMT

​The Swedish market for forest machines is shrinking. That’s the conclusion of a review of the past six years’ registrations of forwarders. The average reduction is 16 percent. The manufacturers can see several reasons and the trend also applies to harvesters.

New green products from the forest’s raw materials

New green products from the forest’s raw materials

Press Releases   •   Nov 26, 2015 11:25 GMT

Raw materials and waste products from the forest are predicted to become very important to tomorrow’s climate-smart manufacturing. Green carbon fibre, bioplastics, synthetic petrol and tech-talking packaging are some of the futuristic products to be showcased at International Wood Biorefining Week in Stockholm 24 - 26 of May next year.

Positive signs among celebrating suppliers

Positive signs among celebrating suppliers

Press Releases   •   Nov 16, 2015 07:00 GMT

For 40 years Elmia Subcontractor has been a marketplace host, shining the spotlight on trends and creating value for the manufacturing industry. Future trends and positive signs for the industry through new business deals were also at the heart of this year’s fair.

Swedish Innovation Power at Agritechnica

Swedish Innovation Power at Agritechnica

Press Releases   •   Nov 09, 2015 13:37 GMT

Nine companies and organisations are jointly showcasing Swedish innovation power at the global Agritechnica fair on 8-14 November. Elmia is one of them and the joint initiative goes under the name Swedish Innovation Power. The message is that Sweden is a highly fertile breeding-ground for green innovations, one that has created many export successes over the years

Future Transport Award winners

Future Transport Award winners

Press Releases   •   Oct 09, 2015 13:27 BST

Four kilos of cast brass is a fair weight for an award. But the honour and prestige of winning a Future Transport Award are even weightier. Stenpiren Travel Centre in Gothenburg, Real Rail and NCC ViaSafe each won a category when the award was presented at Elmia Future Transport in Jönköping, Sweden.

Important social issues on agenda at transport fair

Important social issues on agenda at transport fair

Press Releases   •   Oct 09, 2015 07:56 BST

​Discussions about high-speed trains, plans for future road investments and matchmaking between companies boosted Sweden’s leading transport and infrastructure fairs: Elmia Future Transport, Elmia Nordic Rail and Elmia Nordic Road. For three days Swedish and Nordic transport issues were in focus in Jönköping, and a far higher proportion of international stakeholders were in attendance.

Industry seeking a Nordic transport plan

Industry seeking a Nordic transport plan

News   •   Oct 08, 2015 16:41 BST

Establish a Nordic transport plan. That was the clear message from the sector during Wednesday’s key seminar at Elmia Future Transport, Industry’s Vision for Better Transport in the Nordic Region. “The national transport plans only extend as far as the borders – and barely that,” said Are Kjensli, Director of NHO Logistics and Transport.

Future Transport Award winners

Future Transport Award winners

Press Releases   •   Oct 08, 2015 12:25 BST

Four kilos of cast brass is a fair weight for an award. But the honour and prestige of winning a Future Transport Award are even weightier. Stenpiren Travel Centre in Gothenburg, Real Rail and NCC ViaSafe each won a category when the award was presented at Elmia Future Transport in Jönköping, Sweden.

Changes to Elmia’s forestry sector

Changes to Elmia’s forestry sector

Press Releases   •   Oct 07, 2015 19:09 BST

A long-term colleague whose work duties have included managing Elmia’s forestry fairs, Torbjörn Johnsen, has now decided to move on. Torbjörn Johnsen has worked for Elmia for 24 years, most recently as head of the new Development department leading Elmia towards digital development. He leaves his position with Elmia AB at the end of December.

Siyuan wants to speed up the process

Siyuan wants to speed up the process

News   •   Oct 07, 2015 14:44 BST

​The process is far too slow. This is according to Yu Xing, Chief Engineer at Siyuan’s International Business department – and he is of course talking about high-speed tracks in Sweden. “We could build them in five years,” he says.

Passenger focus increasingly important

Passenger focus increasingly important

News   •   Oct 07, 2015 14:15 BST

​Buses, routes and keeping to a tight timetable have always been the main priorities. But during the seminar entitled Who owns the relationship with the passenger?, the focus was firmly on the customer. - Once we’ve expanded public transport as far as possible, the industry is quite widely agreed that the next step is customer orientation,” said Henrik Dagnäs, Head of Marketing at Nobina.