Components markets and sells components and sub-systems in mechanics, electro-mechanics, hydraulics and electronics, as well as automation solutions, for customers in the manufacturing industry.
Components focuses on traditional technology trading, based on suppliers’ range of components. Customisation is a significant feature and takes place in close cooperation with customers and suppliers.
Companies in the business area strive continuously to increase the added value in their offering. For more complex customer needs, the subsidiaries offer solutions that may be a combination of components and subsystems.
The business area holds a strong market position in the Nordics. A solid local base combined with high levels of technical expertise provide the companies with competitive advantages in their respective niche markets.
Four of the five business units each operate from one of the Nordic countries. This provides a local connection, which when combined with high levels of technical expertise gives the companies competitive advantages in niche markets. Using one country as a base allows a greater focus on the respective geographical market’s conditions and possibilities, which in turn generates opportunities for cross selling and other partnerships between companies in the business units. The fifth business unit MI Group operates in all Nordic countries with a focus on automation and communication solutions.
Demand tracks developments in the manufacturing industry in the Nordic countries. Competition is tough for standard products in large volumes. Segments with lower volumes prioritise service, customisation and delivery capacity, which means that competition is lower. Long-term relationships with leading international suppliers are essential to success, and therefore a high priority
Linear units, ball screws, electric motors, switches, sensors and transducers. The hydraulics section, which also includes pneumatics, vacuums and compressed air, sells components and solutions such as valves, pumps, installations and filters. The automation section provides fibre and industrial communication solutions, as well as sensor and vision products.