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Swedish Ericsson gets contract for 3G rollout in Thailand

Swedish Ericsson has received a very large order from DTAC Network for the roll-out of 3G networks in Thailand.  Ericsson is one of Sweden’s largest companies and what was at first founded as telegraph equipment repair shop is now a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and services to mobile and fixed network operators. More than…

Danish robots a success in Malaysia

Universal Robots, a Danish developer of industrial robots, has experienced great success in Malaysia for providing its robotic technology. The company is hoping to establish its presence in the Malaysian market, due to the increasing demand of industrial robots in the country. According to The Star, there is an increasing demand for robot technology on…

Swedish wave expected to hit Philippines’ BPO sector

Swedish companies, which previously had little interest in the Philippines, are expected to turn their attention to the country’s growing business process outsourcing (BPO) industry, according to Business Sweden, Malaysia office. “The Philippines is a bit of a special case among ASEAN countries since most of the other countries are industry-oriented but the Philippines is…

Swedish Electrolux negotiates with demonstrating Thais

Swedish company Electrolux, a global leader in household appliances, has found it self in somewhat of a storm in its productions in Thailand. Representatives from Electrolux in Sweden, together with IF Metall, is headed for Thailand to negotiate with the workers who were forced to leave Electrolux factory last month. More than 100 people were laid…

Volvo: China beats Sweden

China has surpassed Volvo’s home country Sweden to become the automaker’s second-largest market after the US. Its January sales in China hit 4,776 units, an increase of 75.8 percent from a year ago. The company said it sold 29,614 vehiclesacross the globe in the same month. The imported mid-sized S60 sedan and imported SUV XC60 both set records for single month sales in China. Source: China Daily