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Our idea was to use a fun game to transform homework – which is often done while sitting still – into something pupils do while moving around. It gets people into healthy habits while also improving school results. Involving users in the entire process has allowed us to create an innovative concept.
Mehdi Khayyami, User Experience Specialist at Semcon
This is an important contract for us, and it also demonstrates our journey towards a more digital focus. Functional safety has become even more key now that vehicles are becoming autonomous, and strategic decisions also have to take this into account.
Markus Granlund, CEO at Semcon
The campaign has been very successful. The fact that we gained so much attention shows that the issue of gender equality still is far from a given, and that it is something we have to keep working on. Adding more perspectives simply makes us better.
Per Nilsson, Communication and Marketing Director at Semcon
In the long run, our job is to make sure that trains can operate smoothly and safely. The aim of the project is to maintain and further reinforce Swedish Transport Administration plants in terms of both personal safety and delivery capacity.
Jörgen Ohlsson, Team Manager at Semcon
Johan Ekener, Business Area President for Product Information at Semcon
We are very happy to be developing our cooperation with AGCO. The goal is to improve the user experience for both machine dealers and customers. The right information at the right time can be crucial for operators to understand how a product works or, for instance, how it can be maintained and repaired effectively, in order to achieve maximum operating time.
This is an important award that shows how design work has helped the launch of a fantastic innovation in a credible and user-friendly way.
Markus Grip, Senior Product Designer at Semcon
Through Semcon, we now have access to the top-level competence we need to achieve our high goals in terms of the quality and safety of our drone platform.
Jan Björn, CEO and co-founder of FlyPulse
Accelerating our growth in the manufacturing industry is a natural step. We are in the midst of a development that is making new demands of those of us on the boundary between technology and IT – requirements that we are capable of handling here at Semcon, thanks to our unique mix of expertise and the opportunity to transfer competence between industries. Semcon has extensive experience of robotisation and automation. Adding new technology such as AI presents fantastic opportunities for the manufacturing industry.
Markus Granlund, President and CEO at Semcon
To take the next step in our journey, we have to adapt our structure so that we can address our customers’ needs even more clearly when we develop future products and services. The new structure in this business area will allow us to focus even more on our customers and facilitate accelerated growth in respect of priority offerings and industries. At the same time, we are creating a more efficient organisation so that we can go on reinforcing our profitability, with an increased digital focus amongst other improvements.
Markus Granlund, President and CEO of Semcon
Learning programming languages is becoming increasingly important in today’s digital society. We want this course to give young people a basic knowledge of what programming is and what it can be used for. This is a skill that can lead to jobs in many different industries all over the world.
Jenny Forsberg, data engineer at Semcon
It is natural for us at Semcon to engage as a founding partner in AI innovation of Sweden. Bringing with us solid industrial and commercial experience, we are confident that we will contribute and benefit from this cluster – supplying our customers with the capabilities to realise significant business value from proven AI solutions, based on end user needs.
Ramy Khalil, AI Expert & Business Developer at Semcon
Smart automation of airports will make it possible to keep more of the smaller, less busy airports open and retain staff thanks to reduced costs and increased safety.
Anne Piegsa, technical project manager at Semcon
It’s easy to lose perspective – not least women’s perspectives – when the majority of technical developers are men. Because if people don’t see a product as problematic, there’s not all that much chance of them changing it. For us at Semcon, understanding end-users of all kinds is crucial so that we can develop products that benefit people as much as possible.
Markus Granlund, CEO of Semcon
As part of this partnership, Semcon is supplying test concepts, production equipment, installation and commissioning for semi-automatic trial production of fuel cells. This is an incredibly exciting project with fantastic potential.
Thomas Lydhig, technical project manager at Semcon
Our in-depth knowledge of the entire product development cycle gives us a turnkey offering that is unique. Moreover, we can take our experience of other industries and apply it in the field of Life Science. But above all, human needs and behaviours always come first as far as we are concerned. This is a prerequisite for success.
Markus Granlund, President and CEO
David Sondén, General Manager Sweden of the Product Information division at Semcon
Combined with our expertise in product information, our collaboration will create new opportunities for our customers and their end users. AR makes it even easier to support for instance service technicians by visualizing and sharing information in the right way and at the right time.
We concluded the first six months of the year with a good second quarter during which we more than doubled our operating profit compared with the corresponding quarter in 2017.
Markus Granlund, President and CEO
This project will give us the opportunity to operate in a wider context and look at a system solution where our cutting-edge technical expertise from previous projects will come in very handy. We will also help to ensure that more cyclists can cycle safely.
Anne Piegsa, team manager
Children who come to Sweden unaccompanied and are placed in social care are incredibly vulnerable. The idea is to develop a technical solution that can help these children to understand and communicate with Swedish society more easily. This project is a clear example of how technology can make a difference when we focus on people’s needs.
Karin Eklund, Head of User Experience at Semcon
It’s about including women’s perspectives on products that have traditionally been developed using men as the benchmark. I believe that more perspectives are necessary and would benefit us all.
Markus Granlund, president and CEO of Semcon
Through our focus on measures to strengthen margins in business development, productivity and cost efficiency, we can report strong earnings for the first quarter.
Markus Granlund, President and CEO
With the extended knowledge from multiple industries and a solid service offering, from both HAAS-Publikationen and Semcon operations globally, we will become an even stronger partner to both existing and future customers with this acquisition.
Markus Granlund, President and CEO of Semcon
Red Dot is a quality hallmark denoting good design, and it is a prestigious award to win. In both award-winning projects, customers with lofty ambitions came to Semcon and relied on our design expertise. We then worked together on the entire product chain, from the user perspective to design and construction. This is the way to make a truly outstanding product
Martin Andersson, Business Manager Design at Semcon
Karin Russberg, Director HR and Sustainability at Semcon
It is gratifying to see that our work is appreciated by the engineers of the future. At Semcon, we work constantly to show potential employees what we represent. It is important that we live up to what we promise in the talent market, and the high commitment of our employees is an important piece of the puzzle in our credibility and attractiveness.
Autonomous snowploughs will allow airports all over the world to streamline their activities and reduce delays for their passengers. This is a good example of how autonomous vehicles can increase profitability and add value for people.
Markus Granlund, CEO at Semcon
Our ability to create excellent customer experience through the use of smart technology provides a good foundation for both sought-after offerings and as an attractive workplace.
Markus Granlund, President and CEO
It’s with great pleasure we have managed to come to this long term agreement with DeLaval. It strengthens our position and it will create a very good platform to deliver and develop information solutions for DeLaval.
Anders Johnson, Department manager, Graphics, Service & Owners' Information, Semcon
In Olof Christensson, Semcon has recruited a person with extensive experience of business development. Semcon has the ambition of further developing Design & Development’s current business and focus on international growth. We are confident that Olof has the experience to lead the business area’s expansion and we welcome him to Semcon.
Markus Granlund, CEO of the Semcon Group
We are proud to have once again been entrusted by one of our German auto customers to complete a major project. This agreement is fully in line with Semcon’s strategy of being an independent partner with expertise and capacity for complete car development. It´s our knowledge of project deliveries, experience of complete car projects, and long-term relationship with the customer, that were contributory factors for this agreement
Stefan Ohlsson, President Automotive R&D, Semcon
Our ambition is to create a new office that promotes personal interaction and is cost-effective. It will also be suitable for projects, which is a business model that is continually increasing
Markus Granlund, CEO Semcon
We can now bring Semcon’s strong offer and track record in product information solutions and services to the German market and use Comet as a platform for rapid growth in Germany
Johan Ekener, Business area manager Informatic
German manufacturers are strong in the global automotive industry and it is pleasing to us that we have signed new contracts in this market. The deal also confirms the trend of automotive OEM choosing to outsource larger projects to independent engineering development companies
Stefan Ohlsson, President Automotive R&D
The positive trend we saw in the first quarter continued in the second quarter resulting in improved results compared to last year. Our focus on more markets and more profitable business models is giving results for Semcon and our customers. We continue to look positively at developments in 2012 even though the economic outlook is uncertain.
CEO Markus Granlund
Semcon was set up at Trollhättan in 1985 and we see major opportunities for further expansion by taking advantage of the expertise that exists in the region
Stefan Ohlsson, Business area manager Automotive R&D at Semcon
I’m looking forward, together with my colleagues, to get the opportunity to continue developing Semcon’s global business
Markus Granlund, New CEO at Semcon