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ÅF signs 4-year contract as an 'A' supplier to Vattenfall - will lead to need for new recruitment

Tue, 07/12/2010 - 09:22 CET

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Per Magnusson, President, ÅF IndustryDivision    +46 (0)70-676 64 26

Viktor Svensson, Director, Corporate Information +46 (0)70-657 20 26

In its capacity as a leading technical consultant, ÅF has been working closely
with the Vattenfall energy group for a number of years. Now, when Vattenfall is
looking for strategic partners in the fields of nuclear power, hydropower and
windpower, an expansion of its collaboration with ÅF is the obvious course of

ÅF has signed a four-year contract as an 'A' supplier to Vattenfall that runs
from 2011 to the end of 2014.

The agreement relates to the provision of technical consulting services in
everything from project management, analysis and investigations to technical
calculations and mechanical construction and design in all areas of technology.
The decisive factors behind the choice of ÅF as a strategic partner were ÅF's
track record of capacity and proven in-depth expertise across a broad spectrum
of technical disciplines, together with the company's eagerness to develop and
build upon its existing partnership with Vattenfall.

Even before this contract was signed, Vattenfall was already one of the ÅF
Group's major clients. Now, as a result of the new agreement, business with
Vattenfall is expected to expand significantly. One effect of this is that ÅF
intends to step up its recruitment of personnel with experience from the energy
sector to meet the increased demand from Vattenfall.

Corporate Information

ÅF 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. Today ÅF has approximately 4,500 employees. Our base is in
Europe, but our business and our clients are found all over the world.

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