Category: Stories


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?


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.


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.

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Should the robot tend one or more machines?

A common expectation when investing in a robotic cell is that the robot should be active during a large part of the production cycle. In fact, the only thing that matters is the cost per part produced.


-It’s great for our customers. The SVIA building in Houston, TX, offers great opportunities.

Our building is an extension our business philosophy and our brand. Just as our products have a clean modern look and project a high level of professionalism


Swedish companies bring production back home

After many years of outsourcing production to low-wage countries, industrial companies in Sweden are reversing the trend. Two influential factors are thought to be the recent advances in automation and the rising cost of labor in low-wage countries.


Meet our Machine Tending Creatures – Husqvarna Case Study

In Husqvarna halls A and B today, aluminum parts for the company world famous chainsaws is processed. Smart automation solutions has allowed production to be brought back to the parent company in Sweden.