Ola Svensson/Ola Skoglund
Ola is the Managing Director at Randek – a Swedish company that has pioneered prefabricated house technology for almost 80 years. Ola joined Randek in 1999, starting out as a Design Engineer. In 2004, he was promoted to the role of General Manager for the Truss division, before becoming the company’s Managing Director in 2010.
Randek has a proud history of imagining, manufacturing and marketing high-performance machines and construction systems. Soon after it was founded in 1940, Randek began working with some of the world’s first prefabricated house producers. Since then, Randek has delivered building machinery to house producers in nearly forty countries across four continents.
Randek’s product range consists of cut saws, wall floor and roof lines, roof truss systems, butterfly tables and custom machines, ranging from manual to fully automated. Their latest systems combine proven machine technologies with robotics and automation to suit the product needs of individual markets.
Randek has experienced massive growth in recent years, with new major projects in Europe, North America and Australia.
Ola is the Chief Operating Officer at Randeks Robot division
Randek´s robot division combines cutting edge robotics with Randeks proven machine technologies, all tailored together to suit the product needs of the individual markets.
The company has pioneered the use of robots in both the heavy steel industry as well as in automotive and general automation since 2003.
The company is known for their innovation and imagination which has let them develop high-performance machines and construction systems together with their customers since 2003. International companies such as Ikea, Kongsberg Automotive, Haldex, Meritor among others have been long standard automation customers.
In the last years they have brought industrial robot experience to prefab housing, in a way that has revolutionised major parts of the industry.
Ola started out as a mechanical engineer. And has worked for 20 years in industrial automation, with experience in product development and project management. Ola joined in 2013 and in 2018 was promoted to his current role. He has a passion for new technology.