Automation markets and sells smart solutions, subsystems and components to segments such as industrial automation and infrastructure, including solutions for robotics, control systems, sensors, industrial networks and communication networks.
The business area holds strong market positions in the Nordics as well as in certain parts of continental Europe. Demand follows the manufacturing industry development towards automation, smart factories and infrastructural development of communication nets, cyber security and investments within “smart cities”. The business area has own products and brands, but long-term relations with leading international suppliers are also prioritized and essential for success.
Many industry companies are in the middle of a large transition towards Industry 4.0, where more efficient production and flows increasingly are depending on intelligent solutions within IT and sensors. This will drive demand going forward. The unique offering from Automation covers intelligence as well as moving mechanical solutions.