Smart Industry

Showing the way to a greener and smarter future

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The future, now

Smart Industry is revolutionising the way products are made, distributed, reused and recycled. Through innovations in 3D printing, automation and data analytics – underpinned by world class skills – the ecosystem is creating a blueprint for the green transition.

Sweden is at the global forefront of Industry 4.0. With clean energy, advanced technologies and a thriving culture of collaboration, there is no better place to lay the groundwork for sustainable and digitally powered operations.

Business Sweden brings together multinationals, start-ups, industry associations and academia to push the boundaries in the industrial sphere. Are you ready to get on the path towards a connected, low-carbon future?

98% Sweden’s energy grid is 98 per cent fossil-free. More than 60 per cent of the electricity supply comes from renewables.
24 BN Total annual turnover (euro) by Swedish suppliers of industrial technologies.
#1 Sweden is the EU’s most innovative country – topping the EIS ranking in 2021 for the sixth consecutive year.
4th Sweden has the world’s fourth largest installation of industrial robots per 10,000 employees.

Sustainable production

Manufacturers worldwide are incorporating Swedish technologies and know-how to minimise waste and improve energy efficiency, remanufacturing and recycling. Sweden is mastering the art of circularity – turning waste heat and gas from factories into energy and biofuels. Want to get on board and lead the green transition with Sweden?

Industrial technologies

Global companies are turning to Swedish specialists to leverage digitally powered solutions in factories and mines, and accelerate the journey towards Industry 4.0. Swedish expertise in systems integration, smart equipment, data analytics, IoT and AI paves the way for transformation. Are you ready to co-innovate, go digital and thrive in the new industrial era?

Contact us

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Klas
Ericson
Program Manager Stockholm Email
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Andreas
Scheibenpflug
Head of Business Ecosystem Stockholm Email
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Sara
Hedin
Program Manager Stockholm Email

Sustainable production

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KOMATSU BUILDS CARBON NEUTRAL FACTORY IN SWEDEN

Sustainability takes the spotlight as world’s second largest manufacturer of construction and mining equipment builds a new zero-emission plant in Umeå, northern Sweden.

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SCANIA’S NEW FOUNDRY SLASHES ENERGY CONSUMPTION

Truck giant Scania triples capacity in metalworking while cutting energy consumption in half by installing a state-of-the-art foundry in Södertälje, 50 km south of the Swedish capital.

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TAIGA MOTORS PUTS FIRST ELECTRIC SNOWMOBILE TO THE TEST

Canadian start-up Taiga Motors finds ideal testing ground in Sweden for all-electric winter vehicle. “Sweden is a key market with a collaborative atmosphere in e-mobility.”

GOING REGIONAL – THE WAY FORWARD

Explore Sweden’s next act as global companies rethink the geography of manufacturing supply chains. This report captures viewpoints from experts in Sweden’s industrial frontline.

Industrial technologies

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GROW GLOBAL SALES
THE GATEWAY TO 3D PRINTING INNOVATION

Did you know that Sweden produces more than a quarter of the global supply of metal powder for additive manufacturing? Take a tour of the nation’s fast-growing AM market and key players.

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WORLD LEADER IN AGROMACHINERY ADDS WELDING ROBOTICS TO MAJOR EXPANSION

A unique manufacturing system based on advanced robotics is the latest step in a long-term investment in Sweden by Ålö, one of the world's leading manufacturers of agricultural machinery.

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GKN AEROSPACE RAMPS UP TURBINE PRODUCTION IN TROLLHÄTTAN

From the Geared Turbofan that reinvents jet engines to a new factory for the European Space Agency – GKN Aerospace Engine Systems goes full steam ahead in Sweden.

Why invest in Sweden?

– Sweden is a world leader in renewable energy, cleantech, recycling and offers excellent opportunities in circular production.

– Highly skilled engineering talent and leading IT skills for systems integration, automation, mobile solutions, IIoT, data analytics, 5G and AI.

– Thriving innovation system and strong culture of collaboration, coupled with a diverse network of sub-suppliers with high digital readiness.

Why go global?

– Sweden’s reputation for quality, sustainability and technology innovation is second to none, and growing stronger as countries pursue a green recovery.

– Swedish suppliers are well-positioned in global markets that are in the starting blocks of co-innovation and sustainability.

– Vast business opportunities are opening up across the industrial spectrum as new regional production hubs emerge worldwide.

Case studies

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SSAB grows tenfold in India

SSAB entered the Indian market in 2009. Since then, the Swedish steel company has capitalised on new revenue streams and grown the business tenfold.

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Blackwing charts route to scalable aircraft factory

Site identification and network support puts aerospace pioneer Blackwing on course for Swedish expansion.

Bombardier establishes new innovation centre and open test bed for e-mobility in Sweden
Breaking barriers: Sweden’s innovation strengths key to AkzoNobel expansions
Sandvik’s inner sanctum: Steps up focus on additive manufacturing
Questions about the ecosystem?

If you have questions about our services, feel free to ask us any general questions by email. We aim to answer all queries within 48 hours.