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ÅF acquires Kvalitetsteknik NDT AB

Thu, 24/04/2008 - 14:54 CEST
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ÅF has, through ÅF-Kontroll, acquired 100% of the shares in
Kvalitetsteknik NDT AB, which is Sweden's fourth largest technical
inspections company.
Kvalitetsteknik has 30 employees and offices in Trollhättan,
Stenungsund, Lysekil in the south-west and Mönsterås in the
south-east of Sweden. Operations focus mainly on non-destructive
 "Kvalitetsteknik complements ÅF-Kontroll perfectly, both
geographically and in terms of expertise. I see great potential for
earnings synergies," says Jörgen Backersgård, President of
This takeover reinforces ÅF-Kontroll's position in the market. The
company will now become the biggest name in non-destructive testing
in Sweden.
 "Now we can offer Kvalitetsteknik's clients the full portfolio of
inspection services supplied by ÅF-Kontroll as well as our new
owner's expertise in advanced NDT inspection methods. The core values
at the heart of our two companies bode well for a positive
development, both for our co-workers and for our clients," says
Kvalitetsteknik's Managing Director, Sven Severin.
AB Ångpanneföreningen
Corporate Information
The ÅF Group is a leader in technical consulting, with expertise
founded on more than a century of experience.
We offer highly qualified services and solutions for industrial
processes, infrastructure projects and the development of products
and IT systems. We are also one of the leading names in testing and
inspection. Today the ÅF Group has 4,000 employees. Our base is in
Europe, but our business and our clients are found all over the

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