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The Swedish Prime Minister visited Sandvik

On 20 May the Swedish Prime Minister, Stefan Löfven, visited Sandvik in Sandviken. During the visit the Prime Minister visited the Sandvik exhibition at the headquarters of Sandvik Materials Technology and the new Sandvik Coromant center.

The Prime Minster Stefan Löfven's visit to Sandvik started out with a short presentation of Sandvik, held by Sandvik's CEO Olof Faxander, describing our activities and how Sandvik benefit Sweden on a national level, contributing to the society and the Swedish economy. The visit also aimed at illustrating how Sandvik, in close cooperation with our customers, work with innovation. Among other things, the Prime Minister was taken on a tour of the Sandvik exhibition, as well as given a presentation regarding fuel cells and the material Sandvik produces for fuel cells. The Prime Minister also got to ride a fuel cell driven car from Hyundai. At Sandvik Coromant the Prime Minister met up with the President of Sandvik Coromant, Klas Forsström, who presented the new Sandvik Coromant Center and many of the innovative solutions and products we offer.

"We are very pleased that the Swedish Prime Minister visited us in Sandviken today. It was encouraging to note his interest in Swedish industry and the recognition he showed the role companies like Sandvik play in the future development of the Swedish economy. For me it is important that Sandvik has a close relationship with our key politicians and that we can communicate and create an understanding of the areas where we need support in order to develop our presence in Sweden," said Olof Faxander after the visit.

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