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Expertise and innovation

Our operations are based on extensive investments in research and development (R&D), customer insights and a deep knowledge of industrial processes and digital solutions. This combination has resulted in proven capabilities to enhance customer productivity, profitability and sustainability.

Areas of expertise

Having the right combination of academic qualifications and hands-on experience, we work closely with our customers to jointly discover ways of addressing their challenges. Our various collaborations with leading research centers and universities worldwide, contribute to new or further developed technologies for increased customer value.

  • Mining and rock technology

    Specializing in technical solutions and service for the mining and infrastructure industries, we offer expertise within, for example, the following areas:

    • Rock drilling and rock cutting
    • Crushing and screening
    • Underground loading and hauling
    • Automation and digitalization technologies, including integrated software platforms for mine digitalization
    • Battery-electric technologies

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    Mining and infrastructure equipment and tools

  • Metal-cutting technology

    Being the world’s no. 1 supplier of cutting tools and tooling systems we have industry-leading achievements in the optimization of customers’ machining operations. Our capabilities include expertise in areas like:

    • Machining operations like turning, milling and drilling
    • Cutting technologies
    • Tool-holding technologies
    • Digital manufacturing

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    Tools and software for component manufacturing

  • Materials technology

    As a world-leading developer and manufacturer of advanced materials such as cemented carbide and super-hard materials as well as powder alloys, our core competencies include, for example:

    • Metallurgy and metallography
    • Material design and development
    • Material characterization and properties
    • Powder technologies, including printability
    • Surface coating technologies (CVD and PVD)
    • Tribology and wear of hard and super-hard materials

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    The operations covering tubular products, bar, strip and wire in special alloys are part of Alleima (formerly business area Sandvik Materials Technology) since August 31, 2022. Go to the Alleima website

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Innovation and R&D

Our innovations have a significant impact on vital processes in industries like mining, infrastructure, aerospace and automotive.
Innovation and R&D
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Innovation prizes

Each year we award two prizes to employees to stimulate and reward significant efforts in industrial innovation.
Innovation prizes


Our innovations in digitalization creates optimized solutions to meet and exceed our customers business needs.

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We make the shift – advancing the world through engineering

We apply our expert minds and collaborative ways of working with customers and partners to build more resilient and stronger businesses.

Explore our stories

The electrification of surface mining is speeding up.

Jun 20, 2024 2:14 PM CEST

The next frontier in open-pit mining

The energy transition relies on materials and minerals that are frequently mined in open pits. Sandvik develops equipment for surface mining to help mine operators contribute to net zero along the entire value chain.
The next frontier in open-pit mining
The stationary offering from Sandvik is 100 percent electrified.

Jun 20, 2024 2:06 PM CEST

Eco-efficient rock processing reduces climate impact

Electrified crushing and screening equipment, combined with digital solutions, saves energy and reduces the climate impact of rock processing.
Eco-efficient rock processing reduces climate impact
The global economy runs on approximately 20 percent electricity.

Jun 12, 2024 11:07 AM CEST

Transforming industries through electrification

The electrification of society is a key element to combatting global warming and encompasses our daily lives in multifaceted ways.
Transforming industries through electrification

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