A robot missionary on a scooter
Anyone who has ever passed through central Vilnius may have seen him: KUKA Nordic's country manager on his way to work on his Vespa from the 70s. "A pure pleasure to drive, at least in the summer months," says Dalius Grakavinas.
14 December 2022
But we're on our way!
The possibilities within automation
“Something that comes quite naturally to me.” If Europe is marked by the war in Ukraine, it is especially noticeable in a country like Lithuania, with borders both to Belarus and the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad. This can be seen, among other things, in inflation, which is sky-high: around 20 percent. "But it appears to be stabilizing, and the opportunities to do business continue to be good," he says.
A culture of craft
... the image of Lithuania as a country with a lot of craft culture: "That's right, it's strong. Especially with a focus on furniture manufacturing, which has received a boost now that the demand for sustainability is increasing."
Age: 41 years.
Lives: House in Vilnius.
Family: Wife, two daughters and a dog.
Interests: Travels, and older scooters.
Listening to: Sisters on Wire, U2.
Drives: A scooter in the summer, a Skoda Superb during the winter.