Efterklang™ welcomes world leading acoustician
We are happy to announce the signing of yet another world star acoustician to Efterklang™ and would like to give a warm welcome to Adam...
December 03, 2019
AFRY launches Efterklang™ and Light Bureau
As of 25 November 2019, ÅF Pöyry is called AFRY. As part of our brand change, we are also enhancing our offers within acoustics and...
November 14, 2019
Henrik Ehrnrooth receives prestigious Energy Globe Award for his contribution to sustainable development
November 08, 2019
ÅF researches new solutions for sustainable transport infrastructure
The built environment of today requires solutions for a resource-efficient and environmentally sustainable infrastructure. By using...
October 25, 2019
Nobel prized innovation makes its way into transportation vehicles
ÅF delivers production line to Alelion, a manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries to industrial vehicles and forklifts.
October 23, 2019
High winds - high ambitions
ÅF is proud to be a part of the fastest construction of a wind turbine farm to date. It will power well over 1.3 million homes with green...
October 17, 2019
ÅF’s Marcus Helmbäck receives international innovation award
Together with ÅF colleagues as well as Skanska and Sweco, Marcus Helmbäck, BIM Strategist within BIM Solutions at ÅF, has won first prize...
October 16, 2019
ÅF R&D on microplastics presented at international conferences
On behalf of the Nordic Council of Ministers, ÅF has previously carried out a research and development project on the suspected sources...
October 09, 2019
ÅF develops chatbot for Sahlgrenska University Hospital
Later this fall, the biggest hospital in Sweden, Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Gothenburg, will test a conversational AI chatbot...
September 24, 2019
ÅF representative to speak at construction conference in London
Ludvig Lovén, System Developer in BIM and VR at ÅF, creates visualisation models of planned construction projects. This week, he will...
September 13, 2019
New section manager ÅF Sound & Vibration Norway
We are happy to welcome Andreas Lejholm as the new section manager for ÅF Sound & Vibration in Norway. Our current section manager Enno...
September 12, 2019
Norway’s largest energy-positive building is finalized
Powerhouse Brattørkaia, Norway’s largest energy-positive building, is finalized. The building is designed based on strict environmental...
September 11, 2019
From dental implants to ships – ÅF’s Test Center tests it all
Hi there, Magnus Skärhem. You are Head of ÅF’s Test Center, which has been around for more than 30 years and happens to be one of the...
September 10, 2019
ÅF Lighting supports development project in Ethiopia
Norwegian luminaire manufacturer Evolys and ÅF Lighting have joined forces to deliver 1282 solar panel lights to exposed areas in central...
August 30, 2019
A brave new documentary
Follow colleagues from around ÅF & Pöyry and hear their thoughts on key topics like sustainability, brave leadership and diversity, in...
August 29, 2019
New Arla dairy plant completed
Since last summer, construction of a new dairy plant has been underway at Arla Foods in Swedish Falkenberg. Production is now up and...
August 19, 2019
ÅF Sound & Vibration wins Red Dot Award
The Red Dot Award is one of the largest design competitions in the world and attracts more than 18,000 submissions every year. ÅF Sound &...
August 15, 2019
Restoring a major power connection over the Swiss Alps
Completion of repairs and commissioning of the storm damaged 380 kV Pradella–Sils transmission lines in Switzerland
July 19, 2019
ÅF develops a prototype product for improved navigation of drones in Arctic environments
ÅF will, together with the Swedish company Integrated UAV, investigate and develop a prototype product that aims to improve and increase...
July 10, 2019
”We are considering the possibility of a local self-sufficient energy system”
Hello there, Elin Elmehag, you are a Project Manager working with solar energy systems at ÅF. You have recently won a procurement...
June 17, 2019
ÅF taking part in the transformation of Kiruna town
The relocation of Kiruna town has been going on for a few years and it is estimated that the re-development of the town centre will be...
June 17, 2019
How will you spend your holiday? Our colleagues from ÅF and Pöyry share their summer plans and give their tips on how you can make your...
June 05, 2019
'The oceans face many challenges'
Hello Martijn van Praagh, Research and Development manager Environment at ÅF and an expert in micro plastics, recycling and geochemistry....
June 05, 2019
“The Smart Country”
Helena Paulsson on sustainable urban development in new book by LRF
June 04, 2019
Scandic Hotel’s first signature hotel in Finland
The building and legendary hotel from the 60’s has undergone a total renovation and will reopen as the first signature hotel of Scandic...
May 28, 2019
From doctoral studies to digital twins
How Hans Bjarnehed’s PhD in Solid Mechanics helped ÅF develop a digital twin concept.
May 21, 2019
ÅF initiates a new research project for Trafikverket
Ground-borne noise is caused by vibration from a source, such as trains in a tunnel, which is distributed through the ground to...
May 15, 2019
Urban Future Global Conference (UFGC)
ÅF is Top Partner at UFGC, which is held on 22-24 May in Oslo.
May 14, 2019
ÅF winner in global innovation competition within mobility
Together with Benify, ÅF is one of three winners in The Swedish Energy Agency’s Sustainable Mobility Challenge.
May 09, 2019
Are you in the manufacturing business?
ÅF is developing a really exciting product and is looking for a pilot customer.
May 06, 2019
ÅF contributes to Swedish national security
A new signal intelligence (SIGINT) ship for the Swedish Navy was launched on April 18. ÅF has responsibility for ensuring cyber security...
April 30, 2019
World leading Performance Venue Acoustician joins ÅF
Thomas Scelo is a world leading performance venue acoustician with more than 40 prestigious projects in his portfolio. Philharmonie de...
April 26, 2019
Health and safety in the workplace - positive effects for employees and business
Hello Hanna Alsén, Director of Labour Relations and Labour Law at ÅF. Today, we are celebrating World Day for Safety and Health at Work....
April 23, 2019
How ÅF contributes to the future of mining
Hello, Lars-Eric Aaro, Senior Advisor to ÅF! Sweden is one of Europe's leading producers of iron and base metals. In order to maintain...
April 17, 2019
Happy Easter - and safe travel!
ÅF helps to bring you safely to your Easter celebration by supporting our clients in developing car safety functions.
April 12, 2019
ÅF to consult Fortum in Norway
ÅF will provide the pre-engineering services to Fortum’s new plastic recycling plant to be constructed near Oslo in Norway.
April 02, 2019
Students presented solutions to future cities challenges at 24h Makers Camp
After 24 intense and challenging - but also fun and inspiring - hours the participating students at the 24h Makers Camp presented their...
March 26, 2019
Students solve true future cities challenges at ÅF
In the end of March, 30 students gather at ÅF’s Headquarters in Solna. In 24 hours they will solve true future cities challenges...
March 22, 2019
Grand opening of the world's largest underwater restaurant
The world's largest underwater restaurant opened on March 20th on the coastline by the village of Båly, Norway. The restaurant is located...
March 22, 2019
Artificial intelligence for traffic planning and safer surroundings
Flowity is the name of a new product developed by ÅF. By analyzing video, Flowity can map how vehicles, people, or other entities move in...
March 19, 2019
Nyamko Sabuni this year's Diversity Director
Swedish business magazine Chef appointed Nyamko Sabuni, ÅFs Vice President Sustainability, as winner of this year's Diversity Director at...
March 04, 2019
Value creation through circularity
ÅF can support the shift to a circular business model
February 21, 2019
ÅF and Pöyry are now one company
We are excited to share the news that from February 22 2019, ÅF and Pöyry are one company. This means that we are more than 16,000...
February 05, 2019
Vlora represents young people at the UN
Vlora Makolli, 24 years old and an urban development strategist with ÅF, is passionate about increasing young people’s influence in urban...
January 31, 2019
30 students are now ready for 24h Makers Camp
Nearly 1000 students participated in the competition to win a ticket to ÅF’s new student event 24h Makers Camp. After three challenges...
January 30, 2019
Scania and ÅF extend framework agreement
ÅF assumes Preferred Supplier status within Automotive R&D
January 25, 2019
Acoustic design of Nordisk Film cinemas
The Nordic entertainment company Nordisk Film opened their first Swedish cinema on December 7th 2018 in Uppsala. This is the first cinema...
January 22, 2019
ÅF helps Malmö and Solna develop web sites
The Swedish cities of Malmö and Solna have chosen ÅF Digital Solutions as partner for developing their web sites.
January 17, 2019
“AI and Machine learning complete the package”
Artificial Intelligence plays a key role in development of future industries, cities and societies and the demand for the technique among...
ÅF opens its door in South Africa
ÅF is Making Future in Africa
December 18, 2018
ÅF Lighting lights Royal Palace of Stockholm at event
Thousands of visitors attended the inauguration of statue of King Karl XIV Johan of Sweden at the Royal Palace in Stockholm. ÅF Lighting...
December 10, 2018
ÅF intends to join forces with Pöyry
ÅF intends to join forces with Pöyry – Forming a leading European engineering and consulting company
December 06, 2018
Mountain tops and happy fish
Aquaculture, the farming of fish and crustaceans, is the fastest growing food industry in the world right now. But fish farming can...
December 03, 2018
24h Makers Camp - ÅF’s new student event!
Is it possible to prepare a city for the future, in only 24 hours? We believe so. Don’t miss out on the chance to become one of the...
November 26, 2018
Green Advisor Report 2018
In the Green Advisor Report you can read about some of ÅF's recent assignments and how we, together with our clients, contribute to a...
November 14, 2018
Drinking water can be gathered from the atmosphere
Drupps are developing a technology for producing clean water from the air. ÅF helps with simulations and construction work. The...
November 08, 2018
Two prestigious awards for ÅF’s architects at Koncept
Last week ÅF’s architects at Koncept were awarded “Best Interior Design Concept” and “Best Designed Office” at the Habit Fashion Award.
November 07, 2018
ÅF helps the Øresund Bridge to renew colours
A mobile platform is the answer to complete the task.
November 06, 2018
ÅF inaugurates two offices in China
The Making Future strategy is spread to China
November 01, 2018
ÅF’s new model provides SkiStar with accurate snow-depth measurement
October 18, 2018
ÅF implements floating solar power in Vietnam
Until present, solar panels have primarily been installed on land. Now ÅF has been tasked with implementing a floating solar power...
October 07, 2018
ÅF in long-term building-logistics partnership with the University Hospital of Umeå
The University Hospital of Umeå (NUS) is currently undergoing both the extension and renovation of its facilities. Since, 2017, ÅF has...
September 26, 2018
ÅF och Malmö Stad i samarbete för att utveckla framtidens cykelgator
Tillsammans med Malmö Stad ska ÅF utveckla ett koncept om framtidens cykelgator - en ny typ av gata i stadsmiljöer där cyklister har...
September 25, 2018
ÅF Sound & Vibration expands - now also in Norway
From September 1st 2018 the Norwegian team of acousticians in ÅF Engineering AS is part of ÅF Sound & Vibration. ÅF Sound & Vibration is...
September 14, 2018
Arabic-Swedish handbook supports newly arrived HVAC engineers
It is now possible to download the handbook “HVAC for Arabic speaking – a handbook for newly arrived engineers” for free. The author of...
September 07, 2018
ÅF develops space technology to meet changing global threats
September 05, 2018
ÅF opens new office in Stavanger
ÅF is in strong growth in Central Norway and is now establishing itself in Stavanger. Earlier this year, the company has established...
August 24, 2018
ÅF Sound & Vibration teams up with The Conference
The Conference is a two-day conference in Malmö exploring human behavior, new technology and digital trends. It is a yearly event that...
August 21, 2018
Bringing Agriculture Machinery to the next level
ÅLÖ is one of the world’s leading suppliers in the agricultural machinery industry. The company develops and manufacture top-quality...
August 16, 2018
It starts with you.
Become one of our 10 000 brave, devoted team players!
August 10, 2018
Drone-supported Search Technique for Mountain Rescue
Hello there Tomas Gustafsson, project manager and senior consultant at ÅF Digital Solutions. The Swedish Innovation Agency, Vinnova, is...
July 10, 2018
ÅF has hired 100 immigrated and foreign born engineers and provides manual for HVAC engineers in Arabic
Since ÅF launched its New Immigrated Engineers internship programme in 2016, through Diversity Coach Amir Nazari, 100 foreign born and...
July 02, 2018
We are 10 000 colleagues, with offices in 33 countries and projects in 101 – we sure have lots a travel tips to share. And we would love...
June 29, 2018
ÅF Sound & Vibration - a complete acoustic offer
In urban and built environments, the focus is usually on sounds perceived as negative – the human produced noise. We try to manage these...
June 26, 2018
ÅF uses AI to streamline major energy customer
Advanced AI technology helps a major energy customer to predict and optimise the maintenance of its hydroelectric power plants. ÅF has...
June 25, 2018
ÅF in Finland to consult Oulun Energia
ÅF will provide the pre-engineering services to Oulun Energia during the procurement phase of a new waste sorting plant to be installed...
June 25, 2018
ÅF develops app for nuclear power plants
For Ringhals, part of the Vattenfall group, ÅF has developed a smart phone app to easily reach all professionals accessing the site. A...
June 14, 2018
ÅF’s high-rise specialists shape our cities for the future
The major cities in Scandinavia are experiencing a growing need for housing and in the Copenhagen area this has resulted in approval of...
June 12, 2018
ÅF TOSCANO LTD is creating a distribution centre for Victorinox, makers of the famous Swiss Army knife.
May 24, 2018
Hållbarhetsrapport Digitalisering i Halland
Hallå där, Therese Wernstedt, hållbarhetskonsult på ÅF, du var på Landsbygdsriksdagen i Örnsköldsvik i helgen. Vad gjorde du där?
May 21, 2018
100 completed courses within testing
Konsultbolag1 and ÅF celebrate a unique milestone within testing
May 09, 2018
ÅF supports circular fashion at H&M
ÅF is currently supporting the H&M group in adopting a circular approach to all their packages used globally
April 29, 2018
Tjejer kodar med ÅF i Karlstad
Under våren samarbetar ÅF i Karlstad med Compare och Tjejer kodar, genom inspirationskvällar och seminarium som alla har samma syfte –...
April 25, 2018
ÅF's global reach includes Polynesia
The Government of Samoa is implementing a development strategy for the small pacific island country, in which a key component is the...
April 24, 2018
How to create cities with a strong identity
The identity of a city or a residential area is becoming increasingly important for where people choose to live. We at ÅF have extensive...
April 18, 2018
Swedish fighter pilots continue to train in ÅF’s simulator
Swedish fighter pilots train in an advanced flight simulator developed by ÅF. This assignment, including operation, service and technical...
April 17, 2018
Ett Sundsvall i tillväxt
Idag deltar Jonas Gustavsson på konferensen om digitalisering av industri och miljö i Sundsvall. På ÅF ser vi hur urbaniseringen driver...
March 26, 2018
Newly immigrated engineers are becoming increasingly important in ÅF’s recruiting
There is a shortage of engineers in Sweden. ÅF has been very active in recent years with finding newly immigrated and foreign-born...
March 12, 2018
Designing the world's largest waste-to-energy plant
Construction work has begun on the world's largest waste-to-energy plant in Shenzhen. The plant has been designed by ÅF's architects at...
March 08, 2018
Nyamko Sabuni one of the most powerful in business
Swedish business magazine Veckans Affärer released this year’s prestigious list.
March 01, 2018
Helena Paulsson new Head of Urban Development
ÅF has a unique multidisciplinary competence base within the field of Smart Cities, which is one of the key growth drivers for ÅF. To...
February 20, 2018
How digital twins improve the efficiency of industry
The technology behind digital twins may lead to fundamental changes within industry. Investments can become more profitable, resources...
February 13, 2018
Evenes Air Station: Forsvarsbygg signs contract for consulting services
Forsvarsbygg has entered into a framework agreement with ÅF Advansia worth NOK 63 million. It is a seven year contract for the delivery...
February 08, 2018
Nordic waste revolution spreads around the globe
Ever more countries are now following the lead of the Nordic countries and switching to a greener and more efficient waste disposal.
January 26, 2018
ÅF acquires Gottlieb Paludan Architects, Copenhagen
With Gottlieb Paludan Architects, ÅF expands its architecture offering and now holds some of the strongest niche architect brands in...
Exciting plans for ÅF in Norway
Rune Hardersen is the country manager for ÅF in Norway and the ambitions are great. ÅF wants to become one of Norway’s most popular...
ÅF becomes logistic partner to University Hospital in Umeå
ÅF won a contract to lead all construction logistics concerning renovations and new construction at the University Hospital in Umeå.
ÅF and Engineers Without Borders in collaboration
In December ÅF will be hosting the open source event Coding for Humanity in Malmö, Sweden.
Cosy winter lighting for your home
How can you create great lighting in your home for the darkest period of the year? Kai Piippo, Head of Design at ÅF Lighting and one of...
First smartphone designed for medical staff
Alarm fatigue is one of the biggest safety risks in the field of healthcare today. To counteract this, Ascom is creating a smartphone...
ÅF is main partner and host for OpenHack – Coding for Humanity in Malmö 2017
OpenHack is a non-profit organization that enables people interested in software development to work on social and humanitarian...
ÅF sponsors Drupps in competition for solving the global water crisis
Drupps is one of 98 teams in the international technology competition Water Abundance XPRIZE.
ÅF wins prestigious Swiss Arc-Award 2017
ÅF Hydro Power has won the prestigious industry Arc-Award 2017 – Silver in the category BIM-Innovation for its innovative solutions of...
More children read thanks to the bibblix app
ÅF’s latest acquisition inUse have experience from many exciting projects. inUse, together with Panasonic, is helping city of Denver to...
Swedish road safety is gaining ground all over the world through ÅF’s Claes Tingvall
Just over twenty years ago, Claes Tingvall introduced Vision Zero, work that was to save thousands of lives. The vision of zero dead and...
ÅF builds Ålö’s new end-of-line facility
ÅF has been entrusted to build Ålö’s new end-of-line facility for front loaders for agricultural machinery.
Koncept Stockholm to design the interiors of Viking Line’s new vessel
Viking Line has ordered a new passenger vessel with delivery expected in 2020. It has now been disclosed that the new vessel, will have...
ÅF digitalises Millcon’s production
ÅF has been commissioned to introduce a new digital production system for Millcon, which works with paperboard rewinding for the paper...
ÅF presents at Power Week Asia in Bangkok, Thailand
ÅF participates in the premier power industry event for the Asian region to present the broad expertise in Energy.
ÅF wins framework agreement with Vattenfall wind power
ÅF and Vattenfall Europe Windkraft GmbH have signed two new framework agreements covering electric power project management and planning.
The Golden Portals at Carlsberg City
Architectural lighting creates a new unique landmark in Copenhagen
High security assignment to ÅF
ÅF signs contract with Norwegian Ministry of Justice and Public Security.
Successful Waste-to-Energy Project in Finland
The Riikinvoima Ekovoimalaitos Waste-to-Energy (WtE) plant began operating near the town of Varkaus in Eastern Finland in October 2016....
New digital tool measures sustainability
All businesses should have access to tools that follow up and measure the result of their efforts. Technical consultants at ÅF have...
ÅF to lead carbon capture project in Norway
ÅF and Norcem has signed an agreement for a pre-project for a demonstration plant for carbon capture and storage at Norcem's cement plant...
"Self-driving cars dominate within 30 years"
This is the prediction of Joacim Bergman at ÅF Embedded Systems, where vehicle control systems are a growing area.
ÅF designs the lighting for Grand Hôtel Château de Versailles
At the Palace of Versailles in France, ÅF Lighting will design the lighting for three listed buildings about to be turned into a luxury...
Stockholm’s Central Station in new lighting
ÅF Lighting has been entrusted with the prestigious task of lighting Stockholm Central Station, the largest and busiest railway station...
Another Milestone Reached at Nant de Drance PSPP in Switzerland
On 3 March 2017, another important milestone in the construction of the 900 MW Pumped Storage Hydropower Plant Nant de Drance in...
New major consulting agreement in Lithuania
ÅF in Finland has entered into a new consulting agreement in Lithuania. The contract value is 6 million EUR and the duration 3 years
Gaming engines and VR are coming into the building industry
Ludvig Lovén has always loved computer games. He is now using the underlying techniques to draw building projects in Virtual Reality (VR).