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13.02.2009

Enics acquired Industrial Electronics Service Unit from Sweco

Enics has completed the acquisition of the Industrial Electronics Service Unit from Sweco. In the beginning of February Enics and SWECO Industry signed an agreement which concerned the acquisition of Sweco’s Industrial Electronics Service Unit in Vantaa, Finland. The unit is focusing on development of hardware, software, mechanics and integrated circuit applications for industrial customers. With this acquisition Enics welcomes 38 highly professional specialists to be part of the Enics’ success.

Year and a half ago Enics engaged in an extensive program enhancing the competitiveness of its Finnish operations. The target is to build strong and extensive services for the pre-manufacturing and post-manufacturing phase. With this acquisition Enics executes its strategy by building even more comprehensive offering for the whole life-cycle services including the above mentioned services.

– We see good opportunities in the current market. Strong know-how in highly value-added services is the key so success. We are implementing our strategy by building a strong engineering service capability in Finland. With this acquisition we gain 38 highly advances experts with the extensive knowledge. Enics has successfully implemented this business model already in Sweden and Switzerland, states Reijo Itkonen, President and CEO of Enics AG.

– This enables us to help our customers to reach their business targets by supporting their products’ life-cycle management more efficiently in Finland. Customers can focus their resources on the core parts of their value chain, says Jari Takala, Director of Service Offering Implementation of Enics Finland.

– We are happy to find excellent developing place to our Finnish Industrial Electronics Unit. Enics company values and common shared customer segment enables the unit to grow and support Sweco’s business opportunities in other sectors of our Product Development unit, like Telecom, says Kari Harsunen, President and CEO of SWECO Industry Oy.

Further information:

Kari Harsunen, President, SWECO Industry, tel. +358 50 364 0022, kari.harsunen@sweco.fi
Kari Rahkila, Vice President, Product Development, SWECO Industry, tel. +358 40 503 3600, kari.rahkila@sweco.fi
Ari Räisänen, SVP, Operations, Enics AG, tel +47 79 571 5371
Jari Kinnari, Country Manager, Enics Finland, tel +358 50 303 9744

SWECO Industry is a major consulting and engineering company operating worldwide. It provides consulting, design, engineering and project management services for industrial customers in plant investments, product development and production. SWECO Industry employs 1000 consulting engineering professionals in Finland, Sweden and Norway. It is a part of the SWECO Group, a leading consulting engineering company in the Nordic countries. SWECO employs 5,500 consultants and carries out projects in more than 80 countries annually. SWECO had a total turnover of 483 million euros in 2007. SWECO is listed on the OMX Stockholm Stock Exchange. www.sweco.fi.

Enics is one of the largest electronics manufacturing services (EMS) companies in the industrial and medical electronics field and provides end-to-end solutions consisting of design-support, NPI, manufacturing, supply chain management and after-sales services for the whole lifecycle of its customers’ products. www.enics.com