STOCKHOLM, Oct 27 Sweden's SKF, the
world's biggest maker of industrial bearings, beat quarterly
earnings forecasts on Tuesday, helped by an efficiency drive and
a pick up in some markets, but said the outlook remained
STOCKHOLM A pick-up in demand for fridges and washing machines among housebound consumers during the pandemic helped Electrolux beat profit forecasts on Friday and post its highest quarterly margin ever.
STOCKHOLM Swedish truckmaker AB Volvo on Friday reported third-quarter core earnings well above forecasts and a big order intake jump as its recovery from a deep COVID-19-induced slump continued to gain pace.
STOCKHOLM Finland's Valmet has approached valves maker Neles with a merger proposal, challenging a $2 billion bid that Neles' board recommended from Swedish engineering group Alfa Laval in July.
STOCKHOLM Sweden's Atlas Copco said on Monday it had agreed to buy U.S group Perceptron , a supplier of automated metrology products, for 630 million Swedish crowns ($69 million) to expand in machine vision and factory automation.
* Atlas Copco confident on prospects for Isra Vision after
STOCKHOLM Veoneer will cooperate with Qualcomm Technologies on developing a software and chip platform for driver-assistance systems, the auto technology firm said on Thursday, sending its shares sharply higher.
STOCKHOLM Swedish mining gear maker Epiroc said on Thursday it expected the coronavirus pandemic to weigh on demand in the near term as it reported a quarterly earnings decline in line with market expectations and a steep fall in order intake.
STOCKHOLM Sandvik , the world's biggest maker of metal-cutting tools, on Thursday dented hopes for a quick pick-up in industrial demand, expecting continued weakness in areas such as cars, aerospace and energy.