News

29
Oct
2018
Announcement
The slowdown of the global economy is having an impact on the market situation of technology industry companies. Their turnover continues to grow, but the value of new orders has not increased since early 2018. The number of tender requests also ceased to grow during the autumn, indicating weaker economic development over the coming months. Half of the Federation of Finnish Technology Industries’ member companies continue to either report losses or perform poorly on profitability.
18
Oct
2018
Article
The international seminar by the Technology Industries of Finland and the Association of Finnish Steel and Metal Producers solved practical challenges of circular economy concerning metals.
10
Oct
2018
News
A number of companies from the Nordic countries are already making headway in a circular economy, and more companies are invited to jump on the circular economy journey. They will be well-equipped for a future in which value creation will be decoupled from the consumption of finite resources, leading to enhanced competitiveness and growth. 
03
Oct
2018
News
The political strike action by the Industrial Union and Trade Union Pro has begun on Wednesday. The strikes will affect around forty member companies of the Federation of Finnish Technology Industries and involve around 33,000 employees and office staff. The 24-hour strikes began at midnight on Wednesday.
17
Sep
2018
News
Companies in the technology industry forecast that the overtime ban begun 17.9.2018 by the Finnish Industrial Union and Trade Union Pro on Monday will have a strong impact on production and export deliveries. Within some companies, deliveries will be impeded at once, while others will only be affected as the situation continues. Customers will also be rapidly affected if, for example, components cannot be supplied for production lines as agreed.
31
May
2018
News
Ahead of the 8 June TTE Council, we urge Member States to remain cautious in their examination of the draft ePrivacy Regulation (ePR). Limited progress has been achieved since the beginning of Council discussions early last year and many questions...
19
Apr
2018
News
Technology Industries of Finland is a key partner in CIRCit project, which will guide and support the Nordic industry in the transition towards sustainability through circular economy. Konecranes is the first Finnish company to be accepted as a tier 1 company in the project.
20
Mar
2018
News
Vesa Varjonen, Vice President of Research and Technology at Planmeca and Matti Heikkilä, CTO of MetGen have been chosen as CTOs of the Year 2018. The jury consisting of leading Finnish technology influencers emphasized the significant role of the awarded CTOS on renewal of the industry. The CTO of the Year Awards are given by Spinverse together with Technology Industries of Finland and Business Finland to highlight the importance of Chief Technology Officers work on the future competitiveness of Finnish industries.
16
Mar
2018
News
Digitalisation holds immense potential for companies and society, but the mismatch between skills demand and supply is still not properly dealt with. 100,000s of job vacancies across Europe remains open, putting the future of industry in Europe and...
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.