Investment: CNC turning with high performance and unsurpassed production values

  Investment CNC turning with high performance and unsurpassed production values UFAB Shanghai has invested in a Mazak Quick Turn Smart 300 CNC turning. It´s a combination machine witch provides high performance and unsurpassed production values with a high powered integrated sub spindle and Y-axis. The low thrust force ensures high accuracy turning even for small diameter shaft workpieces … Read more →


De fick chansen att ta klivet upp från verkstadsgolvet

Reportage i Bohuslänningen     De fick chansen att ta klivet upp från verkstadsgolvet I en värld dominerad av män kan det vara svårt som kvinna att ta plats. Linda Maxell och Anette Hansson tog chansen att göra det. På Uddevalla Finmekanik AB, Ufab nere vid Junogatan strömmar jobben in. Så pass att bara de senaste tre månaderna har styrkan på monteringen … Read more →



Meet the World at Nor-Shipping

  Meet the World at Nor-Shipping Peter Hermansson, CEO FKAB and Lu Bin, GM FKAB China, is welcoming ship owners / yards / suppliers to meet us during Nor-Shipping in Oslo and our colleagues to discuss your next generation of vessels. Stand T03-05 Swedish Pavilion   Nor-Shipping is the leading maritime event week. Its top-quality exhibition, high-level conferences and prime networking opportunities … Read more →


Welcome Daniel

Welcome Daniel Warm welcome to Daniel Axelsson, who starts working with us at UMV Coating Systems AB. Daniel will take the Purchasing Manager role and also some project management tasks. Daniel has a background with the consulting company ÅF, where he worked as project manager and engineer for 4 years. During these four years, UMV hired Daniel as … Read more →



Takt flow ahead of spring crops (Time Lapse Video)

Takt flow ahead of spring crops For the upcoming spring crops we have a takt flow in the factory for our customer in agricultural industry. The product that we produce is a seed machine that will increase the harvest up to 10-15% because it shoots down seed and fertilizers further down in the soil than normal machines. This … Read more →


Welcome Robert

Welcome Robert We are expanding our service department and welcome Robert Ballester. Robert has previously worked as service technician at Munkeröds Industrial AB and before that he ran his own business and working as a welder and a plumber with pipelaying at industrial sites.   I feel incredibly excited to start working at UMV Coating Systems. I've had a bit … Read more →



Welcome to PaperCon 2017 in Minneapolis, USA

Welcome to PaperCon 2017 in Minneapolis, USA Date April 23 - 26 2017   Don't miss the opportunity to be part of the most important gathering of Paper and Board Professionals in the industry. PaperCon brings together industry professionals from around the world eager to share knowledge, innovation and new ideas about the paper and board industry. These professionals know that … Read more →


The ships of tomorrow

The ships of tomorrow Our approach to designing chemical tankers is based on our long term ­experience in ship design and many years of working with leading tanker ­operators. Utkilen places orders for advanced Eco-design ice-class chemical tankers, with FKAB design. Utkilen, has entered into newbuilding contracts with AVIC Dingheng Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. in China for up to four ­advanced … Read more →


Thanks Ronny

  Thanks Ronny After (only) 36 years at UFAB Ronny Hermansson is taking a well-deserved retirement. In the autumn of 1980 Ronny began working at UFAB, as UFAB searched for an expert machine fitter to be able to work in both the machine shop and assembly. This suited Ronny perfectly because he was working at Jonsereds factory with similar tasks. In … Read more →


Welcome Lena

Welcome Lena We are reinforcing our staff and welcomes Lena Blom to UFAB. Lena is from now part of the team that builds the new global product, OXE Diesel developed by the company Cimco Marine AB. Lena will, like all the other UFAB employees, work with several other products. This is a part of our AIM-method which describes … Read more →


Welcome Henrik

Welcome Henrik Warm welcome to Henrik Karlsson, who starts working with us at UMV Coating Systems. Henrik will take on the key role in our sales- and marketing team as our new Technical Sales Manager. Henrik has previously worked with design and development of machines, such as robotic tools, robot cells and material handling equipment at the consulting … Read more →


Unique cost saving design after your needs

Unique Cost Saving Design After Your Needs   Close to major European ship owners Close to leading ship-builders in Asia FKAB established in China since 2001 Total design consultancy from idea to delivery Several tested ship designs from small to large vessels Future concepts LNG feeders LNG bunker tankers Tankers Dry cargo Multi Purpose VLOC Ro/Ro Dredging Offshore Bitumen Save Time & … Read more →


An Extra Arm Helps UFAB Quality Work

An Extra Arm Helps UFAB Quality Work The portable measuring arms allow UFAB to take measurements directly in the manufacturing environment, where process improvements are the most beneficial. No long installation times, simplicity of operation and ever-reliable 3D measurements: articulated arms which can be equipped with different length probes and scan heads to measure even difficult-to-access points either … Read more →


We Celebrate International Women's day

We Celebrate International Women's day Today, March 8th, is the International Women's day, this is how we are celebrating it on UFAB!     Vi firar Internationella Kvinnodagen Idag den 8 mars är det den Internationella kvinnodagen, så här firar vi det på UFAB. Read more →


Watch the Successful Launch of Bit Eco

  Watch the Successful Launch of Bit Eco Tarbit Shipping AB has launched BIT ECO successfully by a ceremony conducted on 17th of January 2017. Mr. Torkel Hermansson, the Swedish shipowner, delivered a short speech in the launching ceremony too and expressed their happiness and trust. The ceremony was completed following the launch of BIT ECO.   Source: RMK Marine Read more →


Welcome Nermin

Welcome Nermin We are reinforcing our staff and welcomes Nermin Hadzic to UFAB. Nermin is from now part of the team that builds the new global product, OXE Diesel developed by the company Cimco Marine AB. Nermin will, like all the other UFAB employees, work with several other products, in order to obtain a positive development and far-sighted … Read more →


UMV & The Packaging Greenhouse Collaboration

UMV & The Packaging Greenhouse improve their combined customer offering UMV and The Packaging Greenhouse has decided to cooperate within paper- and board testing. The UMV Pilot plant in Säffle, Sweden, now also houses the measuring equipment and laboratory services of the Packaging Greenhouse. This means that all customers that perform trials on the UMV Pilot Line can get all … Read more →


UFAB invests in enhanced quality

UFAB Invests in Enhanced Quality Within the ongoing program for improvements which UFAB is conducting, AIM (Always Improve Method), the company has, during the last few weeks invested in two different new machines. In order to meet our customers growing needs of labelling of products, we have invested in a laser marking machine. With this laser marking machine we … Read more →


Utkilen Orders Eco-design Tankers

Utkilen places orders for advanced Eco-design ice-class chemical tankers, with FKAB design Utkilen, has entered into newbuilding contracts with AVIC Dingheng Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. in China for up to four advanced 9,900 dwt. ice class chemical tankers with cargo tanks in duplex stainless steel. The vessels will be built in accordance with FKAB Eco-design, and fitted with modern … Read more →


The Swedish Ministry of industry visited UMV

Feature news from Säffle Newspaper, UMV free translation The Swedish Ministry of industry visited UMV Representatives from the Ministry of Industry, Region Värmland, the Paper Province and Säffle municipality visited last Tuesday UMV Coating Systems in Säffle, who told us about their innovations and all about the unique Pilot Plant. "We want to become a European Coating Competence Center! UMV develops … Read more →


Happy Chinese New Year! - 新年快乐 / 新年快樂

Happy Chinese New Year! - 新年快乐 / 新年快樂 We wish all our customers & business partners Happy Chinese New Year 2017!   2017 Is a Fire Rooster Year In Chinese astrology, each zodiac year is not just associated with an animal sign, but also one of five elements: Gold (Metal), Wood, Water, Fire, or Earth. Every 12 years there is a … Read more →


Happy Chinese New Year! - 新年快乐 / 新年快樂

Happy Chinese New Year! - 新年快乐 / 新年快樂 We wish all our customers & business partners Happy Chinese New Year 2017!   2017 Is a Fire Rooster Year In Chinese astrology, each zodiac year is not just associated with an animal sign, but also one of five elements: Gold (Metal), Wood, Water, Fire, or Earth. Every 12 years there is a … Read more →


Thanks Alaadin and Eldar for internship week

Thanks Alaadin and Eldar for internship week During the week Alaadin and Eldar did their internship at UFAB, and made a fantastic work. The guys have learned a lot about assembly operations and had the absolute best supervisors, Daniel Öberg and Christofer Westbring. They have mounted snow chains, agricultural equipment and cabinets for medical analysis. Alaadin and Eldar … Read more →


Sedex - SMETA Approved

Sedex - SMETA Godkänd Vi har blivit godkända av Sedex gällande SMETA Certifieringen. SMETA är ett revisionsformat, en sammanställning av god praxis för etiska granskning. Den är framtagen för att hjälpa revisorer att genomföra högkvalitativa revisioner som omfattar alla aspekter av ansvarsfull affärspraxis. För mer information gällande granskningen finns all info här: SMETA Measurement Criteria: A common set of instructions on … Read more →


Happy Holidays!

The holidays are here again, a time for remembering our family & friends. This year we have donated the Christmas Gifts to Mercy Ships, www.mercyships.org Warmest greetings and best wishes for a merry holiday season!   Read more →




FKAB China Celebrating 15 Years Anniversary

FKAB China Celebrating 15 Years Anniversary 28 November 2001, FKAB started a joint venture design office in China. Along with the radical ups and downs of Chinese shipbuilding market over the past 15 years, FKAB China has performed more than 200 design orders consisting of about 80 newbuildings, 40 conversions and other kinds of consultancy services. Now with … Read more →


Cimco First Distributor Conference at UFAB

Cimco Marine Arranged Its First Distributor Conference Twenty OXE distributors attended Cimco Marine's first distributor conference. The Cimco Conference offered a busy schedule with the latest reports from Cimco Marine, guided tour at UFAB where the OXE is manufactured and qualitative discussions on diesel outboard engines. The Cimco Conference was held in Gothenburg and Uddevalla, Sweden, and had 20 … Read more →


Extend Order with Two More LNG

Press release: Furetank and Älvtank extend the order with two more LNG Furetank and Älvtank extend the order with two more of next generation Intermediate Product/Chemical Tankers with LNG propulsion. Furetank Rederi AB and Rederi AB Älvtank have today added the previous order with two more newbuildings. Last year a contract signed by the constellation Furetank, Älvtank and … Read more →


UFABee Årgång 3 / UFABee Volume 3

UFABee honung – Årgång 3 Då var årgång 3 av UFABee honungen skördad, slungad och tappad på burkar. Då vi finns belägna centralt i Uddevalla är variationen på blommor stor vilket gör att bina får många olika växter att pollinera och söka nektar från. Detta resulterar i att smaken blir väldigt bra på honungen, den får en fin färg … Read more →


Welcome to PAP-FOR 2016 St. Petersburg

Welcome to PAP-FOR 2016 St. Petersburg, Russia XIV International exhibition and business forum for pulp and paper, forestry, tissue, converting and packaging industries PAP-FOR Russia Stand Е-09 together with Banmark Date Oct 25 - 28 2016, Tuesday to Friday Address PAP-FOR 2016 will be held at the convention and exhibiting centre Expoforum St. Petersburg, Peterburgskoye highway, 64/1   PAP-FOR - The whole industry at … Read more →


Danish Maritime Fair Oct 25-27 2016

Danish Maritime Fair Oct 25-27 2016 Welcome to DMF in Copenhagen Oct 25-27 2016 Peter Hermansson CEO FKAB is welcoming ship owners / yards / suppliers to meet us during DMF in Copenhagen and our colleagues to discuss your next generation of vessels. Stand 0830   Free ticket Print out your free ticket, click on the link below and follow the instructions DMF - … Read more →


Oxe Diesel - Första leveransen / First delivery

  Oxe Diesel - Första leveransen Vi är mycket stolta över att få leverera de första OXE Diesel utombordare som transporterats direkt till Cimco:s kund. Konstruktion & utveckling, tillverkning, montage och logistic på UFAB har jobbat extremt hårt i mycket tätt samarbete med motsvarigheterna hos vår kund Cimco för att kunna leverera dessa motorer. Cimco Marine har utvecklat denna OXE Diesel … Read more →


Sedex - SMETA Audit

Sedex - SMETA Audit Vi har blivit granskade i alla aspekter av Sedex gällande en SMETA Audit. SMETA är ett revisionsformat, en sammanställning av god praxis för etiska granskning. Den är framtagen för att hjälpa revisorer att genomföra högkvalitativa revisioner som omfattar alla aspekter av ansvarsfull affärspraxis. För mer information gällande granskningen finns all info här: SMETA Measurement Criteria: A … Read more →


Sirius Orders 7999 DWT

Sirius Orders Two Oil/Chemical Tankers of 7999 DWT Sirius Shipping AB has ordered two oil/chemical tankers with the latest technology and in compliance with future rules and regulations, such as Tier III, at Avic Dingheng shipyard. This is the 5th project that FKAB signes in less than a year, on a tanker project. The design is developed in cooperation … Read more →


SMM Hamburg Card Draw Winner

SMM Hamburg Card Draw Winner We thank you all who have participated in the NOTEPAD competition during SMM 2016 We are glad to present FKAB business card draw, and the winner of the 7’’ notepad is ... Mr Martin Bartelds from Combilift!   2nd price ’Porsche Knife’: Mr Carsten Schmidt, Peter Döhle Mr Gabriele Mangano, Carnival Maritime Mr Jörgen Johnsson, Ektank Read more →



Meet us at SMM Hamburg 2016

Welcome to SMM Hamburg 6-9 Sept 2016 Peter Hermansson CEO FKAB is welcoming ship owners / yards / suppliers to meet us during SMM in Hamburg and our management colleagues to discuss your next generation of vessels.   Stand Hall B3.OG Stand 105 in the Swedish Pavilion Read more →


Väderstad: Leveransklar produkt på sex veckor

Hur vi hjälpte Väderstad AB från idé till leveransklar produkt på sex veckor Inför en produktlansering bara sex veckor senare vände sig Väderstad AB till oss på UFAB när de behövde ta fram en Strip Drill som fram tills dess bara existerade på papperet. Det fanns stunder när t o m vi var osäkra på om det skulle … Read more →


Ektank Orders Two Product & Chemical Tankers

Ektank Orders Two Product & Chemical Tankers Swedish shipowner Ektank AB, Gothenburg has ordered two newbuilding intermediate product/chemical tankers at Chengxi Shipyard. The vessels will be built to a design, developed by FKAB and Ektank AB together. The shipowner Ektank AB has signed a newbuilding contract with Chengxi Shipyard Co, Ltd. for the construction of the 18,600 dwt tankers. … Read more →


Stora Enso Ingerois upgrade

UMV Coating Systems to upgrade Stora Enso Ingerois Board Machine in Finland Stora Enso have selected UMV as the supplier of a major coating section upgrade on their BM4, the 4.7 m wide machine produces high quality folding box board. The delivery contains the unique zero dwell time coater INVO® Coater combined with the award winning INVO® Tip metering … Read more →


UFAB Launches New Website

UFAB launches new website We have finally launched our new website. It is more user friendly and responsive so the experience becomes optimal no matter if you are browsing on a smartphone, tablet or laptop, and it is also gorgeous to look at. We are very pleased with the results and hope you are too! -------------------------------- UFAB lanserar ny hemsida Nu … Read more →


Meet us at ZELLCHEMING-Expo 2016

Meet us at ZELLCHEMING-Expo 2016 ZELLCHEMING-Expo is the only trade exhibition of the European pulp, paper and supplier industry in Europe’s biggest paper manufacturing nation.   Event information Booth F38   Event Opening Hours Tuesday, 28 June 2016 09:00 – 18:00 hrs Wednesday, 29 June 2016 09:00 – 18:00 hrs Thursday, 30 June 2016 09:00 – 15:30 hrs   More information At ZELLCHEMING-Expo you´ll get an overview over the whole … Read more →


Ledigt centralt kontor i Uddevalla

Ledigt centralt kontor i Uddevalla Pipfabriken   Nu finns möjlighet att hyra centrala kontor i Uddevalla på Gustaf Mattssons Väg 2. Bra kommunikationsmöjligheter då såväl Kampenhof resecentrum samt Centralstationen ligger inom ett stenkast från kontoret. Gångavstånd till Kungsgatan för ett lunchbesök eller en trevlig promenad i centrum. Parkering finns på området och i närområdet. Kontoret kan delas upp och … Read more →


Welcome to Asian Paper Bangkok

  Oxe Diesel - Första leveransen Vi är mycket stolta över att få leverera de första OXE Diesel utombordare som transporterats direkt till Cimco:s kund. Konstruktion & utveckling, tillverkning, montage och logistic på UFAB har jobbat extremt hårt i mycket tätt samarbete med motsvarigheterna hos vår kund Cimco för att kunna leverera dessa motorer. Cimco Marine har utvecklat denna OXE Diesel … Read more →


New customer / Ny kund: Cimco Marine

Cimco Marine develops and manufactures a patented outboard transmission, enabling the use of high torque diesel engines on outboard systems and in sterndrive solutions. During summer 2016 Cimco Marine is launching OXE Diesel. The world’s first high performance diesel outboard engine, setting new standards for durability, fuel-efficiency and low emissions. The development and production setup is made in … Read more →


FKAB designs 80-vehicle Road Ferry

FKAB designs 80-vehicle road ferry In the summer 2017 Trafikverket Färjerederiet will take delivery of a 80-vehicle road ferry built by Baltic Workboats Shipyard in Estonia. There is also an option for an additional ferry in the shipbuilding contract. FKAB is appointed to make the design of the ferry in cooperation with the shipyard. The ferry will have a … Read more →


Meet us at IWB Week 24-26 May

Welcome to IWB Week, the International Wood Biorefining Week is the leading international event for the woodbased biorefining industries. The event will be held at Stockholmsmässan on May 24 - 26, 2016. Booth no. 37x39 (Bio Economy Innovation Forum)   IWB Week Opening Hours: Tuesday, May 24th Opening Ceremony 10.00-12.00 The exhibition 12.00-17.00 The conference 13.00-16.30 Wednesday, May 25th The exhibition 9.00-17.00 The conference 9.15-16.30 Thursday, May 26th The exhibition 9.00-16.00 The … Read more →


Installation of Scrubbers for Yara Marine Technologies & Stena RoRo

Installation of Scrubbers for Yara Marine Technologies & Stena RoRo Not only newbuilding design, FKAB also works actively and closely with customers on retrofitting and conversion design of existing ships. The key for a successful conversion design is to work together closely in feasibility study/ concept stage by major parties including ship owner, conversion yard, class societies, and major … Read more →


Virtual tour UFAB

Virtual tour UFAB Shanghai and Uddevalla Welcome to UFAB, take the virtual tour and have a sneak peek of the factory in Shanghai and Uddevalla where we work with; Design, Welding, Machining & Assembly. With our business concept; ”Leaner and greener production of advanced components and machinery systems”, together with our method for continuous improvement, “AIM” (Always Improve Method), … Read more →


Ledig kontorslokal Anegrund

Anegrund Gula Villan Plan 2 Rymliga kontor på 175 m2 i ett och samma plan. Nära centrum och bra parkeringsmöjligheter.     Är du intresserad? kontakta Pelle för mer info: Kontakta Pelle Haglund 0522-980 45 pelle.haglund@mattsson.se Read more →


M/T Furewest LNG Converted into LNG

M/T Furewest LNG Converted into LNG Not only newbuilding design, FKAB also works actively and closely with customers on retrofitting and conversion design of existing ships. The key for a successful conversion design is to work together closely in feasibility study/ concept stage by major parties including ship owner, conversion yard, class societies, and major equipment maker. Either ship … Read more →


Ledigt garage, industri eller lager

Anegrund Byggnad 12 Denna lediga lokal 288 m2 ligger nära centrum. Perfekt för er som behöver Garage, Industri, Produktion eller Lager. I lokalen finns det även två kontor och ett lunchrum. Bra tillgänglighet för lastbil med leveranser. Bra parkeringsmöjligheter.     Intresserad av lokalen? Kontakta Pelle Haglund 0522-980 45 pelle.haglund@mattsson.se Read more →


FKAB Designs Largest Pilot Vessels

FKAB Designs Largest Pilot Vessels In 2017 the State German Maritime Authority will take delivery of two of the largest pilot vessels in modern times and FKAB is appointed to make the design for both of them. The pilot boats will be 28 metres long and will be used in the Western inlet of the Kiel channel. It … Read more →


FKAB Consecutively Wins Major Conversion Designs

FKAB Consecutively Wins Major Conversion Designs FKAB receives major conversion design orders from ZPMC’ Zhenhua Shipping Co. consecutively. The 1st conversion was an aframax tanker conversion to semi-submerssible heavy lift vessel in beginning of 2015. The 2nd conversion started mid of 2015, a bulk carrier conversion to bridge crane and large equipment carrier. The 3rd conversion, similar to the … Read more →


Announcements: Customer Focus

Announcements - UMV Continues to Sharpen it´s Customer Focus Vice President Customer Solutions, Mr. Per Emilsson From January 1:st 2016, Mr. Per Emilsson is appointed Vice President Customer Solutions and leader of the cross functional Customer Solutions Team (CST) of UMV. The basic approach for UMV, in order to deliver world class customer satisfaction, is to define the true needs … Read more →


Vintern är äntligen här!

Winter is finally here, so press the button for automatic snow chains! Winter has arrived to southern Sweden and it brings a high pressure in our assembly department, where we build automatic snow chains to one of our customers in the automotive industry. The automatic snow chains that we produce in series, is an improvement from the previous model, … Read more →


Ledig industrilokal Anegrund

Anegrund Byggnad 4 Denna lediga lokal på 1 000-2 500 m2 ligger nära centrum. Perfekt för er som behöver Garage, Industri, Produktion eller Lager. Lokalen är utrustad med traverser som kan lyfta upp till 10 ton. Stora portar med ordentlig takhöjd. Kontor, lunchrum och omklädningsrum som är utrustad med bastu. Bra tillgänglighet för lastbil med leveranser. Stora portar Bra takhöjd Traverser … Read more →


New Marketing Representative in Germany

New Marketing Representative in Germany As from December 2015 FKAB has appointed Capt. Peter Frömming as sales and marketing representative in Germany. Capt. Peter Frömming is acting via his company Matau Marine GmbH located close to Hamburg. Peter has a long experience as master mariner and fleet manager from various shipping companies.   Peter Frömmings contact info: +49 174-3303 763 fkab@matau-marine.com Read more →


Brännkammarmantel / Chamber mantle

Combustion chamber mantle At this very moment, we are working in our machine shop with a ”mantle" to one of our largest customers in the energy segment. The product is a replaceable unit to our customer's gas turbine. It has a running time of 10.000 h before it will be replaced. The part is in the machine for one … Read more →


Meet us at Paperex 1-4 Nov 2015

Meet us at Paperex 1-4 Nov 2015 World’s Largest Paper Show is set to connect you with the best of the Paper and allied industry. The 12th edition of Paperex – Paperex 2015, scheduled for 1st Nov – 4th Nov, 2015 in New Delhi, is the largest Exhibition and Conference in Asia for pulp and paper technology. Common reasons for … Read more →


Listen to us at Scan Pack Exhibition

Listen to us at Scan Pack Exhibition: Sustainable packaging from lab to implementation Our Customer Solutions Director, Per Emilsson, will speak about Sustainable packaging from lab to implementation at Scan Pack Exhibition, October 20th 2015 in the F-Hall, time 10.20-10.55. Welcome!   Address: Mässans Gata 20, Gothenburg www.scanpack.se Read more →


Meet us at MIAC 14-16 Oct 2015

Meet us at MIAC 14-16 Oct 2015 MIAC – International Exhibition of Paper Industry takes place in Italy every year. It has received a great deal of attention since its first edition (1994) and now it has reached its 22nd edition. The aim of MIAC is to update paper mill and converter technicians on the latest advances in … Read more →