East Sweden

Strong business sector drives development

Are you also looking for optimum solutions to grow in Sweden, the Nordic countries, Eastern Europe, or globally? East Sweden is where you will find a business sector to match your needs.


Siemens Turbo Machinery in Finspång develops and manufactures gas turbines and steam turbines, and also sells turnkey power plants. Its 2,800 employees in Finspång collaborate daily with their 360,000 Siemens colleagues around the world. 95 per cent of all new sales are export sales, of which 90 per cent are delivered to maritime transport. In addition, Siemens provides service to its customers all over the world with the aid of fast air shipments.

On average, one turbine delivery is made each week to Norrköping Port, corresponding to 2,000 cubic metres of freight.

Examples of other actors in the industrial sector are Saab, Toyota Material Handling, Väderstad-verken, Holmen and BillerudKorsnäs.

Retail trade (DC)

Stadium's central warehouse covers 58,000 square metres and supplies 150 stores throughout Sweden, Denmark and Finland daily. The evening's deliveries reach most destinations already before opening hours the next day. Stadium's e-commerce warehouse and distribution is also located in Norrköping.

Stadium's central warehouse in Norrköping is the hub for all freight forwarding by lorry. Norrköping Port is a key part of the freight chain.

Examples of other actors in the retail trade sector are Ö&B (Runsven), Rusta, Apotek Hjärtat, Scan, Netto and the Haugen group among others.

Logistics cluster growing

DB Schenker AB's terminal covers 9,000 square metres and the company has a shunting area of 40,000 square metres. In addition, they have a bonded warehouse and fridge/freezer facility. Every day, there are domestic departures to around 3,600 cities and towns via 27 goods terminals. In addition, DB Schenker has timetabled departures to all European countries.

Examples of other actors within the logistics cluster are DHL, Kuehne Nagel, Alltransport, Stadium, Toyota Material Handling, PEMA, DSV, PostNord, the Swedish Maritime Administration, LFV and the Swedish Transport Agency among others.


There is a strong tradition of ICT companies in the region. You will find here software developers with a particularly focus on logistics, programmers, and global corporations like Ericsson with advanced communications systems.

Examples of actors in ICT are Ericsson, Sectra, Motorola (Arris), Autoliv, IFS, Combitech, Swedish ICT and Gaia System among others.