News • Oct 17, 2019 10:25 BST
The airbag bicycle helmet is worn like a collar and deploys in 0.1 seconds, providing superior protection against head injuries. The third generation of Hövding is now here – fitted with wire detail and a leaf spring from Lesjöfors.
News • Oct 15, 2019 14:24 BST
Are you looking for a supplier? Or a company to supply to? Then Subcontractor Connect is the arena for you. “Rather than having to browse through a fair guide, Elmia now offers new business opportunities on the actual exhibition floor,” says Lars Gustafsson, Senior Commodity Manager at Leax Group.
News • Sep 26, 2019 07:37 BST
The Volkswagen Group is on the brink of its biggest transformation to date, as it switches to making electric cars exclusively. “We’re moving into a tremendously exciting time,” says Sten Forsberg, Head of VW Cars in Sweden. He is at Elmia Subcontractor to talk about the revolutionary decision and what it will mean for production.
News • May 15, 2019 13:25 BST
Simulation-driven product development opens up brand new opportunities for innovation – in all sectors. This is the opinion of Altair, a new exhibitor at Elmia Subcontractor this autumn.
News • Nov 07, 2018 08:12 GMT
The aviation and space flight industry is growing both in Sweden and globally. Within the next 20 years it is predicted that some 20,000 new airplanes will be built around the world, and the space flight industry is growing with new services for communication, positioning and Earth observation. This development brings with it new business opportunities for Swedish suppliers.
News • Nov 07, 2018 07:59 GMT
Sustainable materials and 3D printing are now becoming a significant presence in vehicle manufacturers’ production chains. It is a transformation that has barely begun, says German innovation guru Dr Sascha Peters.
News • Nov 07, 2018 07:55 GMT
Reliable and fast with high quality. Swedish suppliers are popular among European purchasers, who find what they’re looking for at matched business meetings at Subcontractor Connect. That’s the conclusion of Atis Bogdans, procurement manager at the Latvian company Ceram Optec, who found three new suppliers at Elmia Subcontractor 2017.
News • Nov 07, 2018 07:52 GMT
Subcontractor IoT Arena is back on the trade fair floor with new, exciting IoT cases to inspire visitors. Last year’s successful event has been developed and expanded, with the aim of giving manufacturing companies concrete ideas about how to digitalise their products for a smarter future.
News • Nov 17, 2017 09:41 GMT
No rot and no need to repaint. Interest in wood-plastic composites is growing and the Swedish company A-Plast has developed a material all of its own. At Elmia Subcontractor visitors have asked many questions about the technology involved.
News • Nov 16, 2017 12:50 GMT
Perseverance pays off. The Italian company Ma. Bo. is exhibiting this year at Elmia for the fifth time and sales manager Pierluigi Casadei has seen strong growth for the company. “It gets better and better every year,” he says.
News • Nov 16, 2017 10:00 GMT
Better design possibilities and greater efficiency – using a light guide plate equipped with LEDs has many advantages. The Danish company Ingemann Components is presenting the possibilities and the solution at Elmia Subcontractor.
News • Nov 16, 2017 07:54 GMT
The Internet of Things offers new opportunities to Swedish industry. One step towards success is to become more transparent as a company and exchange ideas with others. One such example is the joint venture Combient, which visited Elmia Subcontractor and took part on stage under the theme “The IoT is creating opportunities for new products and business deals”.
News • Nov 15, 2017 18:52 GMT
Steel producer Ovako has a tradition of launching major new products at Elmia Subcontractor. This year the company is presenting its innovative Hybrid Steel®. “It’s a new steel family with unique properties,” says Jukka Kivelö, Ovako’s sales manager for Scandinavia.
News • Nov 15, 2017 09:04 GMT
Start by creating an awareness in your company about new technology. Then dare to try out your ideas. That advice was given by Benny Guttman at Elmia Subcontractor and it focuses on the technological shift we are currently experiencing.
News • Nov 14, 2017 15:43 GMT
It is obvious that the Internet of Things can create new business applications for the manufacturing industry. But the IoT can also help the world’s climate. The Swedish company WSI has developed an environmental sensor that collects weather data from 30 cities around the world. The solution can be seen at Elmia Subcontractor.
News • Nov 14, 2017 14:04 GMT
Sensors on rubbish containers can help a recycling company make major energy savings. The solution was developed by the Finnish success company Enevo with help from Arrow Electronic. At Elmia Subcontractor Arrow is showing how the system functions in real life.
News • Nov 14, 2017 11:11 GMT
It began in 2012 as a small-scale research project. Today it is a rapidly growing environmental venture. All thanks to ordinary hemp. “Using natural fibre as reinforcement instead of glass fibre and carbon fibre is both strong and environmentally sound,” explains Jeremiah Dutton of Trifilon, exhibitor at Elmia Subcontractor for the first time.