ÅF acquires OrbiTec
Fri, 05/30/2008 - 09:15
For further information, please contact: Per Magnusson, President, Engineering Division +46 (0)70-676 64 26 Bengt-Åke Brunberg, Business Area Manager +46 (0)70-552 91 88 Jan-Erik Andersson, MD, Orbitec +46 (0)70-816 60 00 Viktor Svensson, Director, Corporate Information +46 (0)70-657 20 26 ÅF has acquired all the shares in the technical consulting company OrbiTec AB in Jönköping, Sweden OrbiTec, which was founded in 1993, has 30 members of staff and supplies services, systems and equipment in the areas of Electrical engineering, Automation and Industrial IT. Its clients are found in the process, pharmaceutical, energy, engineering and environmental engineering industries. OrbiTec will be integrated into ÅF's Engineering Division as a local office."OrbiTec's orientation meshes well with our existing operations and consolidates our presence in Jönköping and the surrounding area significantly. The company also complements our offer with additional specialist skills in spheres such as MES systems and optical vision systems," says Per Magnusson, President of ÅF's Engineering Division."After 15 years under our own steam, the time is now ripe for OrbiTec to progress to the next stage in its development. Tomorrow's projects will be more complex and require access to greater resources. That's why we see becoming part of a business environment that can provide these resources for us and our clients as a natural step. For us, ÅF was the obvious choice," says Jan Erik Andersson, Orbitec's Managing Director.ÅF AB 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 a leading name 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 world.