News

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.
31
Aug
2016
Perspective
Position of the Federation of Finnish Technology Industries:
31
Aug
2016
Announcement
The order books of technology industries contracted slightly and new orders fell short of the previous year in the first part of 2016. Companies recruited more than 14,000 new employees in the first half of the year. Two-thirds of these employees were hired by SMEs. The turnover of technology industry companies will most likely remain at the same or a slightly lower level in the autumn of 2016 than in the corresponding period last year. Corporate taxation should be reformed so as to substantially improve incentives for investment.
31
Aug
2016
Announcement
Today’s combustion engines and related solutions are innovative, efficient and environmentally saving high-tech products. The manufacture and design of combustion engines and the training in the industry in Finland are world class.

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