Trollhättan is home to a number of high-tech companies, such as GKN Aerospace (producing jet engines and developing rocket engine technology) and NEVS (National Electric Vehicle Sweden – developing its platform for the future generation of electric cars in the former SAAB Automobile factory). In fact, 90% of the world’s aeroplanes contain parts manufactured in Trollhättan. The School venue and participants’ accommodation will be conveniently located close to the city centre, eliminating need for time-consuming and costly transportation.
Research Team Production Technology West works on the development of production processes in the manufacturing industry. The focus is on welding, machining, additive manufacturing in metals, thermal spraying (surface treatment), automation, inspection (NDT) and control.
It is also part of the Production Technology Centre, PTC, which is run in partnership with University West, Innovatum Technology Park and the manufacturing industry of the region. More information: www.hv.se/PTW