Commissioning of control unit of the magnetic lifting beam

Commissioning of control unit of the magnetic lifting beam

We sold a control unit of the magnetic beam to a large customer abroad and I want to share my experiences with it. After all, those units control the operation of the magnetic lifting beam. So at its simplest it switches the magnets on and off. Sounds simple. But, of...
Mika’s journey to Skanveir, part 2/2

Mika’s journey to Skanveir, part 2/2

After all, there are quite a number of companies for sale. There are good and lousy ones, some of them are unrealistically valued and some realistically valued. When a company is acquired, it requires from the acquirer to have a really deep understanding of the target...
Mika’s journey to Skanveir, part 1/2

Mika’s journey to Skanveir, part 1/2

In this blog, I’ll tell readers how I got into the lifting business and my relationship with it a little more broadly. At the beginning of my career, I worked for a Finnish world class company in the industry that manufactures paper machines to the global markets....
How magnets are made?

How magnets are made?

How are lifting magnets made? By finding out needs, designing, calculating and simulating, just about so, in a nutshell. In addition, all the experience that has accumulated in the organization over four decades is needed to get a good outcome. Not all lifting...
How do Elephants and Lifters relate?

How do Elephants and Lifters relate?

First, you need to know that here in Finland we call elephant not only “elephant”, but also “norsu”. According to etymologist Kaisa Häkkinen, word norsu was included in Mikael Agricolas (de facto founder of literary Finnish) texts on 1500-century. Originally it...