Jönköping, Sweden. Manufacturing industries are subject to fierce competition. A key question is how to improve productivity while controlling the costs. The solution is an increased degree of automation. Elmia Automation is the leading fair on industrial automation for the Swedish manufacturing industries. A focused trade fair in partnership with Svenska Automationsgruppen (SAG), is the result of a long term cooperation and dialog with the automation industry. The fair will showcase complete solutions for efficient, automated production. The leading suppliers of components and industrial robots together with expert suppliers of machine building and customized solutions show the advantages of industrial automation.