News

07
Aug
2019
Announcement
Finnish technology industry companies have managed to hold up despite continued global economic uncertainty. Their order books and value of orders remain at a good level. The prevailing uncertainty is nevertheless reflected in the number of new orders, which were slightly down from the previous quarter. Requests for tender also decreased somewhat. However, there are no signs of a dramatic change yet.
29
Jul
2019
News
As European leaders prepare for the new legislative term, Ceemet – European Tech & Industry Employers, presents its 10 Point Plan for a competitive industry sustaining a social Europe to Members of the European Parliament.
17
May
2019
News
The European Investment Casters Federation will organize the EICF EURO Seminar and Exhibition in Helsinki, 20-22 May, at the Marina Congress Center.
25
Apr
2019
Announcement
Global economic uncertainty continues to dampen export expectations, but Finnish technology industry is still clinging to growth. Economic growth has declined rapidly also in the euro area including Germany, which is an important export market for Finland. Despite the slowdown, the value of technology industry companies’ order books strengthened and the value of new orders remained at a good level in early 2019. Industry personnel also expanded.
16
Apr
2019
Article
Finland begins its third EU presidency on 1 July 2019. Leading up to the presidency, both private and public sectors have been setting up their agenda to build a better Europe. One platform for this was the recent CTO Forum, organized in March by Technology Industries of Finland, Business Finland and Spinverse.
20
Mar
2019
The OECD requested comments for their Consultation Document “Addressing the Tax Challenges of the Digitalisation of the Economy” by 6 March 2019. A public hearing was held on the 13-14 March.
12
Mar
2019
News
Technology Industries of Finland and the Industrial Union have agreed not to invoke the so-called option year contained in the current collective agreements. The option was included in the collective agreements for the technology, ore mining and sheet metal and industrial insulation industries. As a result of the decision, collective bargaining will take place this autumn under normal procedures.
22
Feb
2019
Perspective
The One Sea ecosystem is a Finnish success story – and a globally unique example of cooperation between the public and private sectors. Public RDI funding should be focused on initiatives that no single operator would be able to complete alone, writes Sauli Eloranta, CTO of Rolls-Royce Marine.
30
Jan
2019
Announcement
Global economic uncertainty dims the growth outlook for technology industry, but no major impact has been seen yet. This is how Jukka Palokangas, Chief Economist at the Federation of Finnish Technology Industries, summarises the current situation.
18
Jan
2019
This year, up to 20 000 young people will obtain summer work in Finnish technology companies. There is a wide range of interesting jobs in which young people can demonstrate their skills and accumulate expertise. Last year, there were about 19 000 summer employees in technology enterprises.