ÅF acquires per January 1, 2016, all shares in VVS-Byrån.
The acquisition of VVS-Byrån strengthens ÅF's offer within property-related engineering services in southeast Sweden. The Växjö-based company with nine employees work primarily with the design of HVAC and refrigeration solutions and energy efficiency of commercial buildings, health buildings, industrial facilities, schools and housing.
"This is an important acquisition for our continued expansion in Växjö and southeastern Sweden," comments Björn Qvist, Business Area Manager Buildings at ÅF. "The merger with VVS-Byrån will enhance our local capacity for large turnkey projects for the construction sector in the region - we know each other well since previously and we already work together in several assignments. They have skilled employees and a good reputation among its customers, "says Jonas Lindqvist, who is ÅF Market Area Manager for Buildings in Växjö.
"Vaxjö is one of Sweden's more expansive regions, with extensive planned investments in housing, schools, health facilities and infrastructure. Through the merger with ÅF, we can better support our existing customers in more technologies than the HVAC, while giving us access to a much larger customer base. Our expertise in medical gases are in demand in the ÅF many hospital projects. This feels really exciting! "Concludes Jörgen Ottman, CEO VVS-Byrån as the spring goes into the role of Section Manager at ÅF in Växjö.
VVS-Byrån in Växjö will be integrated into the Infrastructure Division, which now further strengthens its position as the leading player in the field.