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ÅF wins a major order with Volvo Cars

Thu, 01/23/2014 - 09:00

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 Per Magnusson, Divisional President, Industry Division        +46 70 676 64 26

 Viktor Svensson, Executive Vice President, Corporate          +46 70 657 20 26

ÅF has signed an agreement with Volvo Car Corporation for a significant two-year
project. The order is for turn-key services in automation and robotic
technology, which is one of the areas of technical expertise in which ÅF excels
in the automotive industry.

For ÅF, the project involves the development and conversion of an automated
production line for Volvo Car Corporation's engine manufacturing facility in

For the most part, the project will be conducted by the ÅF unit in Skövde, with
significant involvement from ÅF's operations in Olofström and Laxå.

"This is yet another acknowledgement that ÅF is shouldering the role as a
strategic partner and supplier who will help define Volvo in the future," says
Per Magnusson, President of the ÅF Industry Division, which has approximately
2,000 consultants.

"We are proud that ÅF, in tough international competition, best meets the high
requirements of Volvo Cars," says Jan-Ola Andersson, who is responsible for ÅF's
activities in the Industrial Projects business area.

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. The ÅF Group currently has more than 7,000 employees.
Our base is in Europe, but our business and our clients are found all over the

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