"Sweden and the Swedish economy is betting big on to appear on the world's largest industrimässa in Hanover."
"– It is an incredible opportunity for Swedish businesses to forge new contacts and obtain new business opportunities, " says prime minister Stefan Löfven to the TT."
"Sweden is designated as the so-called partner country at this year's show and have loaded up with the heavy industrial enterprises, a number of start-up companies, five ministers, and prince Carl Philip. Jointly invest government and industry 32 million, as much was."
"the Prime minister officially opened the Hanover trade fair along with German chancellor Angela Merkel."
"– It is a proof that Sweden is counted as an important player as regards the industriinnovation, says Stefan Löfven (S) that the Swedish manufacturing industry will now be in focus."
"a few years ago coined the term industry 4.0 at the hannover messe to emphasize that the future of the manufacturing industry will need to be connected."
"– the EU needs to lead the technical development, which we don't actually make in the day, so we need to get better at, not least when it comes to artificial intelligence, says Stefan Löfven."
"today, almost all at the fair about how the industry should make use of, for example, digitisation and automation. Great emphasis is placed on 5G and artificial intelligence (AI), but also the durability."
"– has been discussed Here a lot about people and machines, if the AI and how to build smart workplaces that are good both for man and for the environment, " says ABB Sweden ceo Johan Söderström to the TT in the Swedish pavilion."
"ABB has been present for many years at the fair to showcase new technologies. But this year's fair is different because of the number of Swedish companies that exhibit and that there are so many start-up companies have been invited. And it has connected when the mass has been prepared."
"– this cooperation has already led to a lot of concrete results that we will be able to advertise during the week, and beyond, " says Johan Söderström."
"Around 160 Swedish companies exhibiting at the giant exhibition grounds, against the usually 50. These include heavyweights like ABB, Ericsson, SKF, Tetra Pak, Electrolux, SEB, Investor, Vattenfall and Stora Enso."
"SSAB do not usually participate at the hannover messe, but in order to show up its project to manufacture zero carbon steel together with Vattenfall and LKAB"
"– From the beginning, there were many who shook his head and said that it was not possible. Now there are more and more steel companies which are interested, and more and more countries and politicians, " says Martin Lindqvist, ceo of SSAB."
"– Germany is an important market for us, Vattenfall and LKAB. Therefore, it is important for us to be here."
"the Opening ceremony on the evening of the 31st of march, when prime minister Stefan Löfven (S) and German chancellor Angela Merkel speak. The fair runs from 1-5 april."
"Around 6 500 companies from 75 countries exhibiting. Among the foreign exhibitors peaks in the years China, Italy, Turkey, Sweden, and the united states."
"Sweden is the so-called partner country in 2019. Around 160 Swedish exhibitors participating, most of which will be in the Swedish pavilion."
"Besides the prime minister, the involved minister Ibrahim Baylan (S), science Matilda Ernkrans (S), energy and digitaliseringsminister Anders Ygeman (S) minister Ann Linde (S). Even prince Carl Philip is on the spot."
"About 220 000 visitors are expected, of which about a third come from outside Germany."
"About 2 500 journalists guard the fair."
"Source: the hanover trade fair, Business Sweden."