Connected water taps optimise usage
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.
Superheroes gave SSAB a super fair
The superheroes of steel. That has been a focus for SSAB during this year’s Elmia Subcontractor. The company’s presence at the fair has also been a great success with almost 400 leads in the first three days alone.
A-Plast presents unique wood-plastic composite at Elmia Subcontractor
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.
New products from SKF
SKF is launching a series of new products on the Swedish market at Elmia Subcontractor 2017. The focus is on efficient rotation and increased operational safety.
Strong growth for Italian mechanical engineering company
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.
Glowing acrylic sheet creates new possibilities
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.
Unique joint venture to digitalise Sweden
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”.
Ovako launches a new steel family with unique properties
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.
Dare to keep up with the pace of development
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.
WSI creates unexpected business applications
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.
Arrow targets IoT for Elmia Subcontractor
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.
Hemp – the new composite material
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.