News

25
Jan
2018
Announcement
Two large ship orders gave a significant boost to the value of technology industry companies’ orders in late 2017. Excluding these, new orders and order books remained stagnant after the spring of 2017. The outlook is optimistic for 2018: global economy is experiencing strong growth, companies are receiving requests for tender and the turnover of technology industry companies is expected to be higher in the spring of 2018 than in the corresponding period last year.
21
Dec
2017
News
This year Technology Industries of Finland is helping The Helsinki Deaconess Institute stop the exclusion of young people. In the spirit of Christmas we made a donation to their Vamos project, which supports and helps young people find their way into education and working life.
08
Aug
2017
Announcement
The outlook for the technology industry has improved considerably during the spring and early summer. Turnover has increased, order books have improved and employee numbers have developed favourably. For growth to remain strong in the long term and for more jobs to be generated, new investment is urgently needed.
28
Jun
2017
Statement
In circular economy, the materials circulate and the products and materials as well as their value remain or even grow. Efficient recycling reduces the need for primary raw materials.
02
May
2017
Announcement
Technology industry is bouncing back, but there is a lot of catching up to do. Finland’s GDP would be EUR 40 billion higher today had it grown at the same pace as Sweden’s. Health technology company Planmeca Group invests in its own R&D and manufacturing in Finland.
27
Apr
2017
Perspective
Europe still has competitive manufacturing industry and a leading position in most of the key enabling technologies needed for the factories of the future.
31
Jan
2017
Announcement
The industry’s long awaited return to growth is happening. In Finland, concerns over the modest development of exports remain. Major projects brighten up the economic outlook, but Finland needs more to catch up with competitors. Export-led labour market model is required to support growth. Companies such as Robit Plc seek productivity growth from digitisation.
25
Jan
2017
Perspective
A global price for carbon emissions would enable trade in emissions rights between different countries and economic areas. Both more stringent global climate targets and emissions markets encourage businesses and states to invest in cleantech.
01
Nov
2016
Announcement
Situation and Outlook 4/2016: Technology industry companies are well equipped to succeed as long as their business environment is competitive. The industry turnover is expected to remain in the region of EUR 70 billion in 2016. Finnish marine industries are an example of a successful technology industry sector. Saalasti Oy invests in growth and renewal.