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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.

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.