• Ovako saves on energy

    Ovako is working towards using energy in the right way with new, red-hot research. It turns out that it’s the little things that make a big difference.

    Research at Ovako’s annealing furnaces in Hofors will answer questions about optimal operation in terms of energy use and material quality.

    “It’s important to see the significance of all the parameters and realise what is important for optimisation,” says Mersedeh Ghadamgahi, a graduate student at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and from Ovako in Hofors.

    Published 2014-03-13 Read more
  • Pioneering suspension wins Swedish Steel Prize 2013

    This year’s winner of the international Swedish Steel Prize is the American company, Mack Trucks Inc., part of Volvo Group. The prize was awarded for the company’s innovative suspension system, which takes full advantage of the properties of high-strength steel.

    Published 2013-11-21 Read more
  • Ovako is investing to enhance competitiveness

    Ovako has decided to invest in a new continuous casting machine at the steel mill in Smedjebacken. The initiative provides an opportunity to continue to develop the product quality and size range and is an important step in the development of the Group's customer offering. 

    Published 2013-06-26 Read more
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