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30 Aug 2016 , News

Sandvik’s advanced stainless steel is the base for an innovative prototype boat being built by Swedish Steel Yacht AB (SSY).

The new boat will be built under a partnership agreement signed by Swedish Steel Yachts AB (SSY), Sandvik Materials Technology, AGA Gas, Saab and Scania CV in high-strength, maintenance-free, stainless steel.

9 Aug 2016 , News

Visit the Sandvik booth at ONS, 29 Aug - 1 Sept!

Having recently achieved NORSOK approval for its Alloy 625 hot isostatic pressed (HIP) products Sandvik will showcase its extensive expertise in the production of complex components for oil & gas applications, using powder metallurgy HIP technology, on its stand at ONS 2016: Swedish Pavilion, Booth 6.

8 Jul 2016 , Press release

Sandvik’s Distribution Center Venlo (DC Venlo) in the Netherlands has undergone a major refurbishment and upgrade project while also introducing new product lines and initiatives to advance its service provision for customers. This includes reductions in international lead times by weeks.

8 Jun 2016 , Press release

Producers of steel pipes, fittings and flanges met in Dusseldorf in May to discuss the problem of counterfeit steel products, a major challenge for the industry today. The ultimate goal of the meeting was to develop a joint plan of action to combat unfair competition that can cause risks both for industry and society at large.

3 Jun 2016 , Press release

Sandvik Materials Technology is introducing a new service offering to meet growing industry requirements for materials expertise, heating technology, custom testing and development, and solutions tailored to individual needs.

1 Jun 2016 , Press release

Half of the bolts installed in the historic Vasa ship during the 1960s have now been exchanged for specially designed, high-alloy bolts from Sandvik. Thanks to this, Vasa is now both lighter and more stable. The weight savings is a whole five tons — about the same as if a full-grown elephant had escaped from the ship.

31 May 2016 , News

On Tuesday 31st, a Groundbreaking Ceremony was held for the new pickling plant at the hot production flow for tube manufacturing in Sandviken for Sandvik Materials Technology. With a custom-made shovel, Project Manager Christina Anttila made the first dig together with Michael Andersson, Head of Product Area Tube, Ulrika Silver Supply Manager Tube, and President Petra Einarsson, Sandvik Materials Technology. The new pickling line will be up and running by the end of 2017.

30 May 2016 , News

If you have any interest what so ever in ice hockey, you probably know the brand BAUER, one of the main manufacturers of skates and other hockey equipment in the world. Innovation has taken them to this position. BAUER actually developed the skates as we know them; with a blade attached to a boot. For the high-end skates, that blade is made of Sandvik steel. John Davidson, Senior category launch manager, skates with 12 years with Bauer Hockey, tells us why:

23 May 2016 , Press release

At the forefront of product development and delivery of advanced materials for the nuclear power generation industry, Sandvik will demonstrate its depth of knowledge and manufacturing capabilities along with new services at the World Nuclear Exhibition 2016, in Paris.

20 May 2016 , News

Mattias Pettersson knows what it takes to perform on the ice. With a long career as goalkeeper in two teams in the Swedish Hockey League (SHL), AIK and Brynäs, he has worn out a huge number of skates. Today, he works as equipment manager for Brynäs.

News

30 Aug 2016 , News

Sandvik’s advanced stainless steel is the base for an innovative prototype boat being built by Swedish Steel Yacht AB (SSY).

The new boat will be built under a partnership agreement signed by Swedish Steel Yachts AB (SSY), Sandvik Materials Technology, AGA Gas, Saab and Scania CV in high-strength, maintenance-free, stainless steel.

9 Aug 2016 , News

Visit the Sandvik booth at ONS, 29 Aug - 1 Sept!

Having recently achieved NORSOK approval for its Alloy 625 hot isostatic pressed (HIP) products Sandvik will showcase its extensive expertise in the production of complex components for oil & gas applications, using powder metallurgy HIP technology, on its stand at ONS 2016: Swedish Pavilion, Booth 6.

31 May 2016 , News

On Tuesday 31st, a Groundbreaking Ceremony was held for the new pickling plant at the hot production flow for tube manufacturing in Sandviken for Sandvik Materials Technology. With a custom-made shovel, Project Manager Christina Anttila made the first dig together with Michael Andersson, Head of Product Area Tube, Ulrika Silver Supply Manager Tube, and President Petra Einarsson, Sandvik Materials Technology. The new pickling line will be up and running by the end of 2017.

30 May 2016 , News

If you have any interest what so ever in ice hockey, you probably know the brand BAUER, one of the main manufacturers of skates and other hockey equipment in the world. Innovation has taken them to this position. BAUER actually developed the skates as we know them; with a blade attached to a boot. For the high-end skates, that blade is made of Sandvik steel. John Davidson, Senior category launch manager, skates with 12 years with Bauer Hockey, tells us why:

20 May 2016 , News

Mattias Pettersson knows what it takes to perform on the ice. With a long career as goalkeeper in two teams in the Swedish Hockey League (SHL), AIK and Brynäs, he has worn out a huge number of skates. Today, he works as equipment manager for Brynäs.

18 May 2016 , News

Professor Olle Wijk, long-standing employee and Head of Research and Development at Sandvik, has been awarded Jernkontoret’s grand gold medal for extraordinary contributions to the development of the joint Swedish network for steel research. The medal has previously been awarded to Sandvik’s founder, Göran Fredrik Göransson.

28 Apr 2016 , News

Today on World Day for Safety and Health at Work, the International Labour Organization (ILO) is encouraging companies to raise awareness and take action for safer and healthier workplaces.

26 Apr 2016 , News

This year marks the 30 year anniversary of the renowned award the “Wilhelm Haglund Medal for the product developer of the year”. The award is a prestigious acknowledgment within Sandvik to important industrial innovations with significant customer benefits and commercial value for the company.

18 Mar 2016 , News

Earth Hour is an international annual event that encourages individuals, communities, households and businesses across the globe to turn off their non-essential lights for one hour as a symbol of a commitment to the planet. At Sandvik we are encouraging our colleagues to support this event on 19th March.

10 Mar 2016 , News

To boost and contribute to increased knowledge sharing among the global welding society, Sandvik has started a new LinkedIn Group. The new group “Welding and Materials”, is a community for welding professionals eager to connect with other knowledgeable people with a passion for welding and materials.

Press releases

8 Jul 2016 , Press release

Sandvik’s Distribution Center Venlo (DC Venlo) in the Netherlands has undergone a major refurbishment and upgrade project while also introducing new product lines and initiatives to advance its service provision for customers. This includes reductions in international lead times by weeks.

8 Jun 2016 , Press release

Producers of steel pipes, fittings and flanges met in Dusseldorf in May to discuss the problem of counterfeit steel products, a major challenge for the industry today. The ultimate goal of the meeting was to develop a joint plan of action to combat unfair competition that can cause risks both for industry and society at large.

3 Jun 2016 , Press release

Sandvik Materials Technology is introducing a new service offering to meet growing industry requirements for materials expertise, heating technology, custom testing and development, and solutions tailored to individual needs.

1 Jun 2016 , Press release

Half of the bolts installed in the historic Vasa ship during the 1960s have now been exchanged for specially designed, high-alloy bolts from Sandvik. Thanks to this, Vasa is now both lighter and more stable. The weight savings is a whole five tons — about the same as if a full-grown elephant had escaped from the ship.

23 May 2016 , Press release

At the forefront of product development and delivery of advanced materials for the nuclear power generation industry, Sandvik will demonstrate its depth of knowledge and manufacturing capabilities along with new services at the World Nuclear Exhibition 2016, in Paris.

2 May 2016 , Press release

Houston – 2 May 2016: Sandvik, a developer and producer of advanced stainless steels, special alloys, titanium and other high-performance materials, is launching its new slickline grade Sanicro™ 56Mo, a nickel-chromium-molybdenum alloy suitable for service in the most corrosive oil and gas environments.

15 Apr 2016 , Press release

The first 1,010 meter coiled tube reel is to be symbolically delivered on 10.10.2016 for a demanding offshore oil and gas customer.

31 Mar 2016 , Press release

An innovative, all-new app will be launched on the Sandvik stand at Tube 2016 specifically. Welding Handbook, as the app is called, is designed with on-the-job functionality to meet welding professionals’ requirements when planning and performing welding projects.

2 Mar 2016 , Press release

Adding to its already significant material grade program, Sandvik has introduced Sanicro 60 (commonly known as Alloy 625) in hydraulic and instrumentation (H&I) tubing and heat exchanger form, offering considerable operational benefits particularly for customers installing equipment in harsh environments.

24 Feb 2016 , Press release

Demonstrations of tube bending on the Sandvik stand at Tube 2016 will be used to show the versatility and how the controlled hardness of Sandvik tube, sets a standard of its own for easy bending and leak free connections of the company’s hydraulic and instrumentation tubing.

Features

16 Mar 2016 , Feature

For decades, scientists have been struggling to harness the power of the ocean in a commercially viable way. Exploiting wave energy correctly can generate electricity, to run a desalination process, pump water, or power homes, among a host of other tasks. It is considered to be the most concentrated and least variable form of renewable energy.

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