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Meet Sandvik

Meet Sandvik

By Sandvik AB
In each episode of the podcast Meet Sandvik you will meet different persons that give their perspective on Sandvik. Sometimes it's an employee telling his or her story. Sometimes you will meet experts discussing how a hot topic can affect Sandvik.
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#34 Meet Boel Schylander, Sustainability Manager
Sandvik has set up ambitious sustainability targets. Lots of initiatives are ongoing across the company, aiming towards the targets, and the Rock Tools division within Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has high sustainability ambitions.
April 21, 2022
#33 Meet Helen Blomqvist, President Sandvik Coromant
Digitalization and Industry 4.0 are focus areas for Sandvik and as President for Sandvik Coromant, Helen Blomqvist works at the center of the transformation. She explains how an automated and connected digital offering across the manufacturing value chain will improve customer productivity and sustainability.
March 07, 2022
#32 Meet Stefan Widing, President and CEO of Sandvik
Sustainability and working with reducing CO2 emissions is not only positive for the planet, it’s also a huge business opportunity. In this episode, Stefan Widing, President and CEO of Sandvik Group, explains how sustainability and business go hand-in-hand and why it was a given for Sandvik to sign up for the Science Based Targets initiative.
January 14, 2022
#31 Meet Mats W Lundberg and Carina Silberg
We invited Carina Silberg, head of governance and sustainability at pension provider Alecta and Mats W Lundberg, head of sustainability at Sandvik to discuss sustainable business and how companies can make a real difference. Climate action was in focus since Sandvik has committed to net-zero emissions and science-based targets.
January 14, 2022
#30 Meet Marie-Soleil Lacoursiere, Global Customer Manager
The impression of the mining sector as traditional and male-dominated might deter women from joining the industry. Nothing could be more wrong according to Marie-Soleil Lacoursiere who has worked with mining customers at Sandvik for many years. She loves her job and recommends more women to pursue a career in mining.
November 17, 2021
#29 Meet Elvin Berndtsson, process engineer and student
An internship paved the way to an employment. Meet Elvin Berndtsson, process engineer at Sandvik who also studies to become a mechanical engineer.
October 11, 2021
#28 Meet Brian Huff, VP Technology and Product Line, Battery and Hybrid Electric Vehicles at Sandvik
Brian Huff has built his entire career around electrification. He started out 27 years ago and has since then worked on electric solutions for cars, boats, and now mining vehicles. “Electrification in mining is by far the best business case that we have seen so far and it has a real impact on the industry,” he says.
September 14, 2021
#27 Meet Henrik Ager - The mine of the future is electric
Electrification is one of the biggest technology shifts in mining, along with digitalization and automation. “Today it’s a small part of our business, but in a couple of years electric equipment will be part of pretty much every contract,” says Henrik Ager, President of Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions.
September 14, 2021
#26 Meet Evan Larrick, electro-mechanical engineer
Evan Larrick works with developing electric battery mining equipment in California, a job he got after participating in the Sandvik Global Graduate program. The job fits well with his passion for sustainability.
August 17, 2021
#25 The Data Matrix
Jan Gravningsbråten, R&D Technician, and digitalization specialist Micael Baudin explain how the use of data matrix codes is changing the game for Seco and customers.
July 14, 2021
#24 Meet Johan Wallin, Product manager Sandvik Additive Manufacturing
Johan Wallin tells the story of how Sandvik became the first company to 3D-print super duplex stainless steel at an industrial scale and how that can affect different industries.
June 30, 2021
#23 Meet Anders Åkesson and Jörgen Petersson, Winners of the Sandvik Sustainability Award
They explain how a cost savings program was transferred into the world’s most sustainable manganese foundry. Meet Anders Åkesson and Jörgen Petersson, Winners of the Sandvik Sustainability Award.
May 05, 2021
#22 History Special “Innovation”
A travel to England was the starting point for the modern steel industry. Carina Dahlberg takes us back to 1858 when Göran Fredrik Göransson became first in the world to mass-produce steel.
December 30, 2020
#21 History Special "Caring"
Carina Dahlberg talks about the caring culture within Sandvik that started already with its founder Göran Fredrik Göransson, and the was passed on for generations.
December 23, 2020
#20 Meet Mats W Lundberg, Head of Sustainability
He explains why sustainability excellence is good for business. Meet Mats W Lundberg, Head of Sustainability.
December 17, 2020
#19 Harald Kissel, R&D-manager Additive Manufacturing
Additive manufacturing of medical devices and body parts opens up new opportunities for people in need. And for Sandvik. Meet R&D-manager Harald Kissel.
October 08, 2020
#18 Gary Davies, Head of business unit Medical
The products he is responsible for are super thin, and super important for the people that have them inside their bodies. Meet Gary Davies.
October 08, 2020
#17 Meet Dilip Chandrasekaran, Head of R&D
The heat is always on at his R&D-department, and it´s electric. Meet Dilip Chandrasekaran. 
September 10, 2020
#16 Meet Nina Åxman - Head of Global Operations
Awarded leadership skills and clear views on how to reach more diversity in the engineering sector. Meet Nina Åxman. 
June 16, 2020
#15 Meet Jani Vilenius - Director of Research & Technology Development
Listen to when the CTO of the year in Finland digs deep into the trends that will shape the future of mining. Meet Jani Vilenius.
May 28, 2020
#14 Meet Elisabeth Lindstrom-Dupuy - General Manager
She has solved production problems in different cultures around the world. Now she is head of one of the world´s most dynamic sales areas for Sandvik Coromant. Meet Elisabeth Lindstrom-Dupuy.
May 06, 2020
#13 Meet Urban Åberg - R&D Manager
As a former employee in the Swedish Air Force, he is used to handling the unknowns. At Sandvik, Urban Åberg, use the same principle to excel within R&D.
April 03, 2020
#12 Meet Nadine Crauwels – President Sandvik Machining Solutions
She has a clear view on where she wants her Division to be in a couple of years and she has a clear view on what attributes a good leader must have. Meet Nadine Crauwels.
March 18, 2020
#11 Meet Stefan Widing
He is one of the newest employees at Sandvik and he can´t wait to get started with his new role. Meet Stefan Widing, new President and CEO of Sandvik.
February 03, 2020
#10 Meet Ulrika Wedberg
She used to buy back used drills and carbide inserts in the Alps. Now she is heading the sustainability agenda at Sandvik and aims to reach our 2030 goals. Meet Ulrika Wedberg, Head of Sustainable Business at Sandvik.
December 16, 2019
#9 Meet Lukasz Tracewski - Data Scientist
His team of data scientists are on a mission: to extract knowledge from data and turn it into solutions for the manufacturing industry of tomorrow. He dares to change. Meet Lukasz Tracewski.
November 25, 2019
#8 Meet Nikhil Dixit – Additive Manufacturing Engineer
He discovered 3D-printing when studying in Pune, India, and today he is one of the engineers taking this exciting technique to new hights at Additive Manufacturing in Sandviken. Meet Nikhil Dixit.
November 03, 2019
#7 Meet Mats
He is a gamer at heart, but it was the hydrogen cars that paved the way to Sandvik for this expert on sustainability. Meet Mats W Lundberg.
October 10, 2019
#6 Meet Sara
She used to be a Sandvik Employee hunting for talented summer workers. Now she wears the Sandvik colors on her hunt for gold medals. Meet Sara McManus.
September 26, 2019
#5 Meet Irantzu
She used to study the product catalogues from Sandvik Coromant at home in Bilbao. Now she develops new grades for future catalogues in Västberga. Meet R&D Engineer Irantzu Sacristan Perez.
September 12, 2019
#4: Digital Manufacturing
How can the manufacturing industry take advantage of a new digital landscape in the best way? Listen to Petra Sundström, Head of Digital Business at Sandvik Crushing and Screening, and Pernilla Jonsson, Head of Ericsson Consumer & Industry Lab, discussing
March 07, 2019
#3: Tomorrow's Materials
Which materials will shape our future and why is steel so hard to compete with? Listen to Annika Borgenstam, Professor at the Royal Institute of Technology, discussing these questions and many other, together with Susanne Norgren, Group Expert on Material1
February 26, 2019
#2: Competencies for the future
What competencies will be needed in the future for Sandvik to stay successful – and how to attract talents? Listen to Lisa Gunnarsson, Head of Nordics at LinkedIn, discussing this hot topic together with Johan Kerstell, Global Head of HR at Sandvik.
December 12, 2018
#1: Is sustainability a financial issue?
Sustainability is becoming more important for all companies but is it also a financial priority? In this episode of Meet Sandvik Tomas Eliasson, CFO at Sandvik, and Helena Stjernholm, CEO at Industrivärden, discusses that question.
December 11, 2018