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Press Invitation to Elmia Wood 7-10 June: Welcome to the whole world’s forestry fair!

Press Invitation to Elmia Wood 7-10 June: Welcome to the whole world’s forestry fair!

Press Releases   •   Mar 14, 2017 11:23 GMT

Elmia Wood has been the world’s leading forestry fair for many years. Decision makers from around the world come here to experience the latest technology in use. This time the fair will be bigger and broader than ever. We want to provide the best conditions for you as a journalist and wishes you warm welcome to accredit for Elmia Wood 2017. Please note the deadline date for accommodation service.

Press Invitation: Welcome to the presentation ceremony for the Elmia Garden Award 2017

Press Invitation: Welcome to the presentation ceremony for the Elmia Garden Award 2017

Press Releases   •   Mar 02, 2017 08:25 GMT

The Elmia Garden Award for garden product of the year honours new, innovative product solutions that simplify gardening work. It is the Swedish garden industry’s major product prize and the winner often becomes a well-known bestseller.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.