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Skellefteå companies world champions of sports equipment

Several of the world’s most famous sporting competitions, as well as thousands of public spaces worldwide, use equipment that has been made in Skellefteå. Smart management and astute investment have contributed to the gold medal export success of Nordic Sports, Latitude 64 and Fugu Sports. Nordic Sport is one…

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Skellefteå’s ever-evolving wood industry

The wood industry has been one of Skellefteå’s most important sectors for several hundred years. Due in part, not surprisingly, to its proximity to the raw material, forests, but also because the entire industry has continually developed and, in many cases, spearheaded development. Today, Skellefteå is a development centre…

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Going Dutch in Burträsk

Egbert Venema and Sandra Hilbrands, both 45, did what many dream of doing – they emigrated abroad. Now, though, their family and friends in Holland want them to move back ‘home’. And that perplexes them – they consider that they have found ‘home’ right here in northern Sweden… Burträsk’s new…

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Northvolt – leading the charge for Skellefteå

Here in Skellefteå, a company is building what promises to be the largest factory in Europe for making lithium-ion batteries. Skellefteå was once known as Gold Town, with its mining heritage; now, the future looks golden with lithium. Northvolt, whose aim is to produce the world’s greenest batteries with minimal…

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Tourism in Skellefteå: An investment opportunity

Tourism in Skellefteå is a growing, billion-kronor industry. The past ten years have seen an upswing in hotel guest nights, achieving 46 per cent occupancy rates, and a new premium hotel is being built to better meet the growing demand. However, this is only the beginning, says Maria Broman, CEO…

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