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Smart Industry

Showing the way to a greener and smarter future

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?

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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.
Sweden's Smart Industry Ecosystem

Sweden is at the forefront of the global race toward Industry 4.0. By tapping into the nation’s automation expertise, thriving industrial clusters and clean energy, manufacturers large and small can lead the way to a greener and smarter future.

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?

Join Sweden in the smart industry transition

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Pod-TV: Smart Industry – how Sweden paves the way for change

Why is it profitable today to establish production facilities and make products in Sweden? What are Sweden’s key strengths as global manufacturing goes digital? Get all the answers in this pod-TV episode where Klas Ericson, Program Manager at Business Sweden, outlines the opportunities ahead in the shift toward green and digitally powered manufacturing.

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The big rethink: inside the quest for circular manufacturing

Global manufacturers have set ambitious sustainability targets. But can they live up to their climate pledges without adopting a circular economy mindset? Here’s an inside look at the journey toward zero waste, zero emissions with Stena Circular Consulting.

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PODCAST: SMART INDUSTRY – HOW SWEDEN PAVES THE WAY FOR CHANGE

Why is it profitable today to establish production facilities and make products in Sweden? What are Sweden’s key strengths as global manufacturing goes digital? Get all the answers in this podcast episode where Klas Ericson, Program Manager at Business Sweden, outlines the opportunities ahead in the shift toward green and digitally powered manufacturing.

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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DANA ACCELERATES INTO E-MOBILITY ERA WITH A NEW FACILITY IN SWEDEN

When the American vehicle components giant Dana Incorporated needed to ramp up its production of e-propulsion drivetrains, Åmål, Sweden, became the choice location for a USD 50 million electrodynamics facility – unlocking unique automation and sustainability benefits.

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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.

SWEDEN AND TAIWAN JOIN FORCES TO POWER FUTURE TECHNOLOGIES

The Semiconductors by Sweden Alliance is a newly-formed collaboration between the Swedish and Taiwanese semiconductor ecosystems. Want to get involved? Sign up here.

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.

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