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Friday June 9th

The conference will organize company visits afternoon June 9th in parallel. We will leave the University at 13:30 and be back approximately at 17:00. The places are limited. 

Toyota Material Handling - forklift manufacturer in Mjölby

ToyotaThe visit at the forklift manufacturer Toyota Material Handling in Mjölby and will include a presentation of Toyota and the forklift development and a visit to production and assembly department.

With Toyota Industries Corporation founded in 1926, Toyota can count on a long history and a Japanese heritage, and is still  working according to the values of the Toyota Way As a European company, Toyota is active in over 30 European countries. Toyota is an international company that  have local teams that works close to and connecting with local customers. The only way to excel in logistics is to offer quality products and plan precisely and that is why Toyota produce their trucks according to the Toyota Production System (TPS).

Being a part of Toyota Industries Corporation, Toyota Material Handling represents a world-famous brand, well-known for its quality. We’re proud of our history, but always looking towards the future - That’s why we love technology, because it allows us to take the next step in logistics and think big.  ​​​​​​​As a company we believe in our employees as much as we believe in future trends of logistics.

During the visit you will get to see our production and experience how we work according to the Toyota Production System and you will also get to see how we invest in new technology and solutions. 

SAAB AB - aircraft manufacturer in Linköping


The visit at aircraft manufacturer Saab in Linköping will include the final assembly of fighter Gripen E and the Gripen hydraulic rig. PhD Gunnar Holmberg will give a short introduction to Saab R&D. The visit will take about two hours. As Saab is a military company, we will need your passport number in advance (you will get a separate e-mail about this).

Saab serves the global market with world-leading products, services and solutions from military defense to civil security. Saab Aeronautics engages in advanced development of military and civil aviation technology. It also conducts long-term future studies of manned and unmanned aircraft as preparation for new systems and further development of existing products.

About the Gripen E: Based on the proven Gripen C/D platform. The Gripen E (also referred to as Gripen E/F) carry this heritage and continues to be one of the most advanced multi-role fighters in the world. Revolutionary because it combines advanced technology and operational effectiveness in an affordable package.

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