King of the quarry – use of machine control in mining

February 1, 2019

On a cloudy day in October, we drive past Sodankylä and turn onto a road with an uncommon amount of traffic coming the other way, given our northern location in Lapland. The reason for the busy road is the Kevitsa mine, where we are visiting a customer of Novatron, Jorma Vainio. One of the many […]

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Ease-of-use is the key issue in machine control systems

January 21, 2019

A black-and-yellow EC290 Volvo excavator sporting yellow bars can be seen on a hilltop in the centre of Karjaa in Finland. Viewed from the foot of the slope, the machine looks like the King of the Hill, causing heads to turn among by-passers. The machine belongs to Mr. Hannu Saukko, CEO of SSV Maarakennus Oy, […]

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Up in the air with Xsite® PRO 3D Machine control system

December 12, 2018

There are many different use cases for 3D machine contol. Even though building halfpipes is not the most common one, we wanted to give it a try! 

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Novatron is a co-owner of 3D-system Oy

November 2, 2018

Novatron Oy has acquired 49% of the share capital of 3D-system Oy. This arrangement ensures the continuity of 3D-Win software development and a good service level for all present and future customers. The founders and main owners of 3D-system Oy, Jarmo Muukkonen and Markku Saloranta, continue to lead the company. As the current staff continues […]

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Welcome to InfraBIM Open 2019

October 17, 2018

InfraBIM Open 2018 was the first conference in the world concentrating to open infrastructure BIM. The first year brought together more than 400 participants from 17 different countries. The world had been waiting for this seminar! That is why the second Infra BIM Open will be held on 15-16 January 2019 in Tampere. InfraBIM Open […]

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Meet us at BIM World Munich

October 17, 2018

BIM World Munich is one of the leading events for BIM solutions. The event is being held on 27 – 28 of November in Munich, Gemany. You can find us at the BuildingSMART Finland booth 1-10. For more information, please visit: www.bim-world.de

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Video: What is OpenBIM?

October 11, 2018

Seems like the whole infrastructure construction industry has been talking about information modeling for quite some time now. But what is OpenBIM, what are the benefits, and what does it do for You?

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ISO 9001:2015 Quality Certificate to Novatron

August 20, 2018

Novatron Oy has been granted ISO 9001:2015 Quality Certification by DNV GL Business Assurance Finland Oy Ab. Novatron’s machine control systems and related services are developed, manufactured and supplied using a ISO 9001:2015 certified quality management system. Novatron’s remote support and maintenance services are also under the scope of the certification. “The quality certification is […]

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Novatron’s new G2 sensors for machine control – Incredible speed and accuracy in a small shell

June 12, 2018

Novatron has launched next-generation G2 sensors that offer users incredible performance. The G2 sensors include the latest sensor fusion technology which enables them to perform more than 17 times better than their predecessors. Incredible speed without sacrificing accuracy! The next-generation G2 sensors increase your productivity remarkably. Due to their advanced technology and the fusion of […]

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The Tampere tramway project – 2D maps replaced by 3D models

January 24, 2018

In the spring 2017, when the sun started shining into Finnish homes, fenced construction sites with workers and machines started popping up in the streets of Tampere, Finland. This was due to the tram line construction project in, which started in early February with earthmoving and moving underground pipes and cables from below the future […]

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