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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.

Key seminars broadcast live

Key seminars broadcast live

News   •   Oct 07, 2015 14:06 BST

This year, Elmia is broadcasting its key seminars live online for anyone who can’t be in Jönköping.

New products with added value

New products with added value

News   •   Oct 06, 2015 14:47 BST

Splendor Plant presented its new First Edition series at Elmia Garden. Grown in a plum-coloured pot, the bright, beautiful plants in lovely colours are equally well suited to public spaces and private gardens.

Organic is a growing trend in the seed business

News   •   Oct 06, 2015 14:44 BST

Hobby growers who start from seed are increasingly interested in using organic seeds. Ideally the plants can be grown on balconies and then eaten. This was one of the major trends presented by Impecta Fröhandel at Elmia Garden.

Growing plants at home is trendy

Growing plants at home is trendy

News   •   Oct 06, 2015 14:39 BST

Nelson Garden launched a world first at Elmia Garden. Called Easy to grow, it is a starter kit with everything in one package for growing tomato, lettuce and cabbage seedlings.

Marcel Jansen helps companies to create inspiration

Marcel Jansen helps companies to create inspiration

News   •   Oct 06, 2015 14:37 BST

Marcel Jansen is a marketing consultant with a passion for retail and horticulture. He knows how to transform a shop containing individual products into a space filled with feeling and context. This makes him a source of inspiration and a trends expert who is consulted by many companies.

Dutch exhibitors test the Swedish market

Dutch exhibitors test the Swedish market

News   •   Oct 06, 2015 14:35 BST

A trade fair is a good venue for getting a feel for a new market and testing it out. Sometimes that process is easier when it’s shared. This approach was used by the Dutch company Greenn in its joint stand, where four different companies exhibited together for the first time.

Greater opportunities with internationalisation

Greater opportunities with internationalisation

News   •   Oct 05, 2015 11:01 BST

Will there be more business opportunities? Is the degree of innovation increasing? And what benefit can the Nordic construction industry draw from the increasing internationalisation? These questions will be answered during Elmia Nordic Road at the key seminar Nordic Civil Works in an International Perspective.

Tramways gaining ground in Nordic region

Tramways gaining ground in Nordic region

News   •   Oct 05, 2015 10:49 BST

Tramways are the way forward for urban transport. Finland, Denmark and Norway are already far advanced with new projects – but Sweden is lagging behind. Tomorrow, the Nordic experts will be gathering at Elmia Nordic Rail to discuss the unique potential that tramways offer for city transport.

Press Invitation: Welcome to three heavy-duty transport fairs!

Press Invitation: Welcome to three heavy-duty transport fairs!

Press Releases   •   Oct 02, 2015 13:37 BST

On 6-8 October, the transport industry will gather for three important days at Elmia in Jönköping, Sweden to focus on the winning transport solutions of the future. Three days of innovations, discussions and debate about transport systems, railways and roads – everything related to infrastructure, future transport and intermodal solutions.

Nine finalists for prestigious industry award

Nine finalists for prestigious industry award

Press Releases   •   Oct 02, 2015 12:22 BST

Nine finalists have been announced for the transport industry’s most prestigious award – the Future Transport Award, which will be presented in celebratory style at Elmia Future Transport in Jönköping, Sweden on 7 October. Three finalists will compete in each of three categories: Public Transport, Intermodal Goods and Road Safety

Successful debut for Forest Romania

Successful debut for Forest Romania

Press Releases   •   Sep 21, 2015 14:43 BST

​Professional forestry in Romania has gained a longed-for meeting place and the exhibitors are thrilled with the first edition of the Forest Romania forestry fair in Transylvania. The exhibitors praised the trade fair’s concept of focusing exclusively on the professional primary forest industry. Having such a highly targeted industry fair is a totally new approach for the Romanian market.

Press invitation: ​Welcome to Forest Romania 16-18 September

Press invitation: ​Welcome to Forest Romania 16-18 September

Press Releases   •   Aug 19, 2015 08:32 BST

Forest Romania will be the first dedicated professional forestry fair in Romania, a forestry country with sizeable forest resources and an extensive forest industry. The fair is being held by two of the world’s leading organizers of forestry & agricultural trade fairs: Elmia of Sweden and DLG of Germany, 16-18 September in Zizin, just outside the city of Braşov. Welcome to accredit.

Worthy winner turns 40

Worthy winner turns 40

Press Releases   •   Jun 16, 2015 13:47 BST

Elmia Subcontractor has been a marketplace for the manufacturing industry for 40 years. Four decades of technical development, invaluable contacts, discussions and exchanges of knowledge, generating business worth hundreds of millions of euro. A winning concept for the whole manufacturing sector.

​A new generation of forest owners focuses more on preservation

​A new generation of forest owners focuses more on preservation

Press Releases   •   Jun 06, 2015 17:04 BST

New-generation forest owners are managing their own forests and aiming for more than just a return on their investment. At least as important to them is to care for their forests in a long-term, environmentally suitable way. That was clear among both the visitors and exhibitors at this year’s SkogsElmia.

Forestry spectacles and hybrid forwarders at SkogsElmia

Forestry spectacles and hybrid forwarders at SkogsElmia

Press Releases   •   Jun 04, 2015 07:00 BST

Expertise, new products and innovative strength – they’re all assembled in the same place as SkogsElmia opens its gates in the forest south of Jönköping from 4 to 6 June. World premieres at this year’s fair include a nimble hybrid forwarder and interactive spectacles that enable forest owners to see their forests in a totally new way.

​Forestry’s most important meeting places join forces – three strong events under the same roof

​Forestry’s most important meeting places join forces – three strong events under the same roof

Press Releases   •   May 27, 2015 09:00 BST

Adforum, the world-leading organiser of trade fairs for the pulp and paper industry, and Elmia, whose fairs include the world's leading bioenergy fair, have agreed to combine their fairs to create a strong and timely meeting place in the forest industry. Starting in 2016 the previous forest industry and bioenergy fairs will form part of International Wood Biorefining Week, 24-26 May in Stockholm.