Annika Strondl

Manager, powder materials and additive manufacturing, Swerea KIMAB

Metal additive manufacturing in Sweden

The industrialization of metal additive manufacturing has started in Sweden and is accelerated by a clear roadmap and coordination. The roadmap identifies which research and innovation questions are most important for Swedish industry, based on existing strengths. The Swedish Arena for Additive Manufacturing of Metals (http://www.am-arena.se/) work for collaboration and coordination that will be the key to Sweden’s success in the area. Test beds are now available around the country and there are clear visions for industrialization in both large and small companies.