Work Package 3 – Value Chain Sandvik Coromant with customers

Work package 3 studies a value chain consisting of two levels but with several customers to one supplier, Sandvik Coromant. The study in this value chain is concentrated on the digitalization level of the SME customers of Sandvik Coromant. Sandvik Coromant wants to deliver digital services to complement its product cutting tools. Therefore, the work package will focus on the needs and requirements at the SMEs of data linked to the product. Furthermore, it will create digital services and collaborations between supplier and customer. This work package will also examine opportunities in digital services that can help Sandvik Coromant as a supplier to SMEs.

Partners in the work package

  • Sandvik Coromant: Supplier of cutting tools and digital services linked to the product (technology provider).

  • SMF 1–4: Manufacturing companies that are customers of cutting tools but do not yet apply the digital services.

  • Microsoft: Technology provider of cloud solutions for data storage, etc.

  • Chalmers University of Technology: Academic partner and work package leader.

  • Teknikföretagen: Project support and execution.

  • Combient: Contributes to data collection, analysis, and dissemination of results to Combient’s member companies.