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The garden is the new living room

The garden is the new living room

Press Releases   •   Sep 18, 2017 09:35 BST

There is a clear trend towards furnishing and decorating outdoor spaces and gardens. In summer the garden and patio are increasingly taking over the role of the living room. Garden furniture, outdoor lighting and food preparation possibilities are all now part of Elmia Garden.

Connected products are a strong presence at Elmia Subcontractor

Connected products are a strong presence at Elmia Subcontractor

Press Releases   •   Sep 05, 2017 09:07 BST

Elmia Subcontractor is bringing the Internet of Things into the manufacturing industry. The fair’s new inspiration arena interweaves exhibitors with interesting presentations – all with a focus on the many possibilities of connected technology.

World premieres met a large audience in the forest

World premieres met a large audience in the forest

Press Releases   •   Jun 10, 2017 18:45 BST

The world’s largest forestry fair was bigger than ever this year both in terms of area and number of exhibitors. Many visitors were drawn to Elmia Wood to see new forestry products and services and to learn about new high-tech solutions and expertise in the forest south of Jönköping, Sweden.

Exhibitors from five continents at the whole world’s forestry fair

Exhibitors from five continents at the whole world’s forestry fair

Press Releases   •   Jun 07, 2017 10:13 BST

Today is the opening day of the world’s largest forestry fair, Elmia Wood, in the forest south of Jönköping, Sweden. This year the fair is bigger and more comprehensive than ever, with more than 550 exhibitors from five continents. Almost 200 of them are exhibiting here for the first time.

World premiere for a new harvester from Rottne

World premiere for a new harvester from Rottne

Press Releases   •   Jun 05, 2017 09:35 BST

Rottne is having its world premiere at Elmia Wood for a totally new harvester – one so much in demand that it already has several orders before it’s even been unveiled. Called the H8D, the harvester has an innovative and newly developed powertrain. The result is lower fuel consumption and considerably less ground damage.

John Deere presents crane-tip control for harvesters

John Deere presents crane-tip control for harvesters

Press Releases   •   Jun 01, 2017 09:19 BST

John Deere is launching a longed-for global first at Elmia Wood. The company has now developed its crane-tip control for harvesters too. There will also be the opportunity to test operate several forest machines plus do tests on simulators at the John Deere stand. “Visitors can try out the new technology during the fair,” says Dieter Reinisch of John Deere.

Test drive Komatsu at the fair!

Test drive Komatsu at the fair!

Press Releases   •   May 23, 2017 06:53 BST

Komatsu Forest is planning to present several new products at Elmia Wood. Exactly which ones will only be revealed at the fair. “We’re coming with a new machine, harvester head innovations and some new technical solutions,” says Annelie Persson, communications manager at Komatsu Forest.

World premiere for a wheel loader with stereo steering

World premiere for a wheel loader with stereo steering

Press Releases   •   May 19, 2017 08:01 BST

Liebherr of Germany is holding the world premiere of its new loader at Elmia Woods new section Load and Transport. Load and Transport focuses on logistics of raw materials from forest to industry.

Who’s the world’s best forwarder operator?

Who’s the world’s best forwarder operator?

Press Releases   •   May 16, 2017 13:00 BST

For anyone who wants to experience steel nerves, quick decisions and powerful machines, one hot tip is the stand of the Swedish Association of Forestry Contractors at Elmia Wood. “During the fair we’re holding the Swedish School Forwarder Championships, the Swedish Forwarder Championships and the Forwarder World Cup. There’s going to be a lot of action!” promises Karl-Magnus Hembjer.

Reminder – Welcome to the whole world’s forestry fair on 7–10 June

Reminder – Welcome to the whole world’s forestry fair on 7–10 June

Press Releases   •   May 12, 2017 09:20 BST

Elmia Wood has been the world’s leading forestry fair for many years. Decision makers from around the world come here to experience the latest technology in use. This time the fair will be bigger and broader than ever. Three new sections welcome visitors. The biggest of these is Load & Transport with its theme of forest roads, logistics and timber handling.

The X-CUT – a global premiere from Husqvarna

The X-CUT – a global premiere from Husqvarna

Press Releases   •   May 09, 2017 13:55 BST

For many people a chain will be the most important new product at Elmia Wood. Specifically, the newly developed X-CUT saw chain from Husqvarna. The Husqvarna X-CUT SP33G was presented last autumn in some markets, including Sweden. But everyone else will see it for the first time at the world’s largest forestry fair and Husqvarna is preparing for many questions.

Now presenting the garden trends for 2018!

Now presenting the garden trends for 2018!

Press Releases   •   Apr 20, 2017 09:10 BST

Today we are launching the new online platform Elmia Garden Trends. The website is aimed at everyone who works in the garden industry and can be used as a business tool for inspiration and purchasing support.

Brazil seeks innovations and international  partnerships at Elmia Wood

Brazil seeks innovations and international partnerships at Elmia Wood

Press Releases   •   Mar 30, 2017 12:15 BST

Forestry is one of the most important industries in Brazil and trees there have a very high growth rate. But a changing climate including drought can lead to the reduced growth of such species as cultivated eucalyptus and pine.

Planting ring in concrete wins the 2017 Elmia Garden Award!

Planting ring in concrete wins the 2017 Elmia Garden Award!

Press Releases   •   Mar 16, 2017 09:36 GMT

The 2017 Elmia Garden Award for the garden product of the year has gone to Design Björn Lidbrandt for his planting ring made of concrete. The product offers an effective solution to protect trees and bushes when robot lawnmowers cut the grass. The ring also becomes a stylish feature in the garden.

Press Invitation to Elmia Wood 7-10 June: Welcome to the whole world’s forestry fair!

Press Invitation to Elmia Wood 7-10 June: Welcome to the whole world’s forestry fair!

Press Releases   •   Mar 14, 2017 11:23 GMT

Elmia Wood has been the world’s leading forestry fair for many years. Decision makers from around the world come here to experience the latest technology in use. This time the fair will be bigger and broader than ever. We want to provide the best conditions for you as a journalist and wishes you warm welcome to accredit for Elmia Wood 2017. Please note the deadline date for accommodation service.

Press Invitation: Welcome to the presentation ceremony for the Elmia Garden Award 2017

Press Invitation: Welcome to the presentation ceremony for the Elmia Garden Award 2017

Press Releases   •   Mar 02, 2017 08:25 GMT

The Elmia Garden Award for garden product of the year honours new, innovative product solutions that simplify gardening work. It is the Swedish garden industry’s major product prize and the winner often becomes a well-known bestseller.

New fair manager of Elmia Garden

New fair manager of Elmia Garden

Press Releases   •   Feb 22, 2017 12:00 GMT

Elmia Garden is the trade fair that brings together the entire garden industry in Jönköping every autumn. Since the start of this year Kristin Koefoed has taken over from Henrik Landén as manager of the fair. Kristin has worked at Elmia for many years and has been working with Elmia Garden since 2003, partly as the manager of the arena’s experiential and inspirational arrangements.

New section at Elmia Wood: The time is right for using drones in forestry

New section at Elmia Wood: The time is right for using drones in forestry

Press Releases   •   Feb 16, 2017 07:10 GMT

At this year’s Elmia Wood on 7 to 10 June the unmanned aerial vehicles will have their own separate section called the Drone Zone. The fair is collaborating with UAS Forum Sweden, which arranges Sweden’s leading conference in the field, and which is assembling experts and suppliers for the fair.

Three new sections at the world's biggest forestry fair

Three new sections at the world's biggest forestry fair

Press Releases   •   Feb 13, 2017 13:45 GMT

Four months before Elmia Wood opens, the organisers confirm it will be the world’s biggest forestry fair ever. “By January we’d already sold more stand space than at the previous Elmia Wood in 2013,” says Exhibition Manager Jakob Hirsmark.

Premiere for MAN’s logging trucks at Elmia Wood’s new exhibition area

Premiere for MAN’s logging trucks at Elmia Wood’s new exhibition area

Press Releases   •   Dec 22, 2016 13:03 GMT

The German truck manufacturer MAN sees Europe’s forestry sector as an increasingly important market. That’s why the company is exhibiting at the world-leading forestry fair Elmia Wood 2017 in the new Load & Transport area, which brings together everything to do with logistics en route from the forest to the industrial consumers.