DIMECC stands for Digital, Internet, Materials and Engineering as well as Co-Creation. In Intelligent Industry Ecosystem DIMECC is joining the efforts of equipment manufacturers and providers of digital solutions as well as those of research organizations in a large co-creation ecosystem. The strategic core partners of the Intelligent Industry Ecosystem are Cargotec, Fastems, HT Laser, Konecranes, Nokia, Ponsse, Prima Power, Raute, SSAB and Tieto, all leading companies in their own fields. The ecosystem is funded by the participating companies and Business Finland.


Cargotec is a technology and market leader that provides cargo and load handling solutions globally. We aim to become the leader in intelligent cargo handling by shaping the way goods and materials are transported globally. Our business areas Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor are market leaders in their fields, offering products and services that ensure customers a continuous, reliable and sustainable performance. Our sales in 2017 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and we employ over 11,000 people.


Fastems is the leading independent manufacturer of factory automation systems, with a mission to improve customers’ competitiveness through automation. We do this by enabling them to get the most production out of the 8,760 hours available each year. We are known for flexible manufacturing systems (FMS), robotics-based automation, production control software, gantry and interlinking systems and our wide range of services.

HT Laser

HT Laser is a high-quality system supplier for global machine building companies and a flexible subcontracting partner for metal and other industries. Our core competence lies on system deliveries and demanding components for technology industry as well as on various metal cutting techniques. HT Laser’s services consist of all cutting, bending, welding, laser welding, machining, surface treatment, assembly, and product development services. HT Laser was founded in 1989.

HT Laser is easy to approach. We serve in eight cities in Finland (including Jyväskylä, Kaarina, Keuruu, Lappeenranta, Tampere, Tornio, Vaasa, Vieremä) and in Poznan, Poland. We are a family owned company seeking profitable growth. In 2016, our sales were nearly 60 M€. We employ more than 400 technology professionals. All our operations are managed by certified quality and environmental systems built according to ISO:9001 and ISO:14001 standards. HT Laser is one of the Teiskonen Group companies.


Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers, including manufacturing and process industries, shipyards, ports and terminals. Konecranes provides productivity enhancing lifting solutions as well as services for lifting equipment of all makes. In 2017, Group sales totaled EUR 3,136 million. The Group has 16,400 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. Konecranes shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki (symbol: KCR).


We create the technology to connect the world. Powered by the research and innovation of Nokia Bell Labs, we serve communications service providers, governments, large enterprises and consumers, with the industry’s most complete, end-to-end portfolio of products, services and licensing.

Nokia is enabling the infrastructure for 5G and the Internet of Things, and shaping the future of technology to transform the human experience.


Ponsse is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of forest machines for the cut-to-length method.  It focuses in the development, production, sales and maintenance of such state-of-the-art forestry equipment and in the related information systems where digitalization has a remarkable role. Ponsse has 11 subsidiaries and 32 dealers globally and its shares are quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Nordic List, sales in 2017 totalled approximately EUR 576 million as Ponsse Groups headcount was 1508. PONSSE – Logger’s best friend Since 1970.

Prima Power

Prima Power is a leading specialist in machines and systems for sheet metal working. Our offering in this field is one of the widest and covers all applications: laser processing, punching, shearing, bending, automation.

Our manufacturing facilities are in Italy, Finland, USA and China, from which we deliver machines and systems all over the world. Our sales and service network is active in over 80 countries, with direct presence or through a network of specialized dealers.


Raute is a technology and service company that operates worldwide. Raute’s customers are companies operating in the wood products industry that manufacture veneer, plywood, LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber) and lumber. The technology offering covers the entire production process of veneer, plywood and LVL and special measurement equipment for lumber. As a supplier of mill-scale projects, Raute is a global market leader both in the plywood and LVL industries. Additionally, Raute’s full-service concept includes technology services ranging from spare parts deliveries to regular maintenance and equipment modernizations. Raute’s head office is located in the Nastola area of Lahti, Finland. Its other production plants are in Kajaani, Finland, the Vancouver area of Canada, in the Shanghai area of China and in Pullman, WA, USA. Raute’s net sales in 2017 were EUR 148.6 million. The Group’s headcount at the end of 2017 was 704.


SSAB is a Nordic and US-based steel company. SSAB offers value added products and services developed in close cooperation with its customers to create a stronger, lighter and more sustainable world. SSAB has employees in over 50 countries. In 2017, SSAB sales totaled SEK 66 billion. SSAB has production facilities in Sweden, Finland and the US. SSAB is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm and has a secondary listing on Nasdaq Helsinki.


Tieto aims to capture the significant opportunities of the data-driven world and turn them into lifelong value for people, business and society. We aim to be customers’ first choice for business renewal by combining our software and services capabilities with a strong drive for co-innovation and ecosystems.