Sweden – Part 2






Malmö, Sweden Throughout our visits, it was very evident that Scandinavian countries value their natural resources immensely and are strategic in the way that they promote eco-friendly products. A little town in Southern Sweden, Malmö, was no different. Orbital Systems When you have NASA as a customer, the opportunities for growth are endless. Orbital Systems uses […]




Stockholm, Sweden






Stockholm   Upon arrival in Stockholm, it was apparent that the Swedish culture remained strong, even in a bigger metropolitan city. At Keolis, a transportation company based out of France, has become the first bus transportation company to utilize fossil free fuel (they are using biodiesel such as HVO, ethanol and gas) in Sweden. Keolis currently […]




Team öl snälla: Volvo Visit






On June 2, 2014, our team as well as our other classmates accompanying us on our Scandinavia trip recieved the opportunity to visit the Volvo Company, which is a Swedish multinational automobile manufacturing company headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden.  Before going to the brand experience center, we were able to test drive Volvo’s different array of […]




Volvo-Cars are driven by people






Volvo is a Swedish multinational manufacturing company headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden. Its principal activity is the production, distribution and sale of trucks, buses, and construction equipment. Volvo also supplies marine and industrial drive systems, and provides financial services. Although Volvo was established in 1915 as a subsidiary of AB SKF, a Swedish ball bearing manufacturer, […]




Spotify






Spotify is a commercial music streaming service company all of us have heard of. Many of us even have an account and utilizes their service on a regular basis. Actually visiting their headquarters gave us an opportunity to look deeper into their operations. Their building was very hip and young, resembling a typical tech company […]




Molnlycke Health Care






Molnlycke Health Care is a company that manufactures health care products such as surgical gown, masks, gauzes, and bandages. They are headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden and have sales offices worldwide. Patients tend to suffer from side effects from bandages but Molnlycke provides a solution of an in-house invention called Safetac Technology that reduces both pain […]




Team Surströmming






Team Surströmming will bring you the best of Swedish culture–starting with its greatest national treasure, surströmming! This innocent-looking can holds secrets and delights… There are many Swedish specialties that you will encounter on our journey, and it is important to remember that one culture’s dangerously toxic food is another culture’s treasure! Keep your mind open to all […]




Stena AB Takes Care






Our visit to Stena AB in Göteborg, their hub of operations in Sweden, was quite compelling. Stena’s focus lies mainly on ferry routes, shipping, offshore drilling, property, finance, adactum, as well as recycling, environmental services and trading. Stena refers to these business areas as the Stena Sphere. Currently Stena has 22,000 employees worldwide. From our […]




Scandinavia- Human Capital Summary






Emily and I set out on our adventure to Scandinavia with the intention of analyzing the manner in which Scandinavian businesses utilize human capital, the hiring and retention practices of companies, and the potential differences that could exist between the United States and Scandinavia. Throughout our company visits, one thing that really stuck out to […]




Embracing Green Building






Following our departure from Gotland, we were thinking about our visit to the Bungenäs limestone quarry and how the architect’s design concept for the land fit with the Swede’s minimalism and all around concern for the environment. To begin with, here is a little background on the island. Unlike the rest of Sweden, Gotland is […]