Year: 2016


Svia wins the Swedish Publishing Prize 2016

Svia from Jönköping came out on top when this year’s winners were announced on Monday the 14th of November. Svia, today part of ABB, won a victory in the category B2B sites and a shared second place in the product catalog category.


ABB acquires SVIA

Acquisition combines SVIA’s leading robotized machine tending solutions with ABB’s globally leading position in industrial automation


Robots and our view of humanity

Is man simply a replaceable cog in a machine, or a unique, creative sapien that can adapt to any change? And how does the answer to to that question affect our behavior in an automation project?


PalletPickerTX at Elmia Automation 2016

PalletPickerTX is fully automated and picks up tubular shapes directly from a pallet. It handles components that are in disarray just as well as those arranged in layers, with or without dividers.


MT5 – Compact robot cell with integrated safety

The alternative is to feed one processing machine and add on further processes such as deburring, washing and quality control. The cell comes equipped with different robots depending on weight and range requirements.


The fourth industrial revolution

Industry 4.0 is the manufacturing industry’s chance to reign supreme, not only in regard to quality, design and function, but also in production.


High production rate at IAC in Sweden thanks to robotic automation

The combined advantages offered by ANIMEX’s robotic cells and ABB’s robots have helped streamline IAC Skara’s production of interior plastic components for Volvo.


Machine tending of injection molding at Plastinject

Plastinject AB in Anderstorp installed a robot cell from Animex to increase the production rate. An industrial robot from ABB is assembling parts from the injection molding machine. Simple, clean, and efficient.


Mastec shatters the myths about automation in mass production

The focus is on advanced milling and lathing work. The company recently ordered a second FlexMT™ from SVIA. Plant manager Lars-Erik Larsson says that they will probably want more.

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For the love of tinkering

Out on SVIA’s shop floor, the sound of advanced automation is heard. There is humming, clicking and swishes as robotic cells are tested. Håkan, the assembler, is also there. He’s 100 percent focused on assembling a robotic cell. He loves to tinker with things.