Sweco strengthens its position in safety expertise services

Sweco strengthens its position in safety expertise services

2 January 2019

Sweco has signed an agreement to acquire Linnunmaa Ltd, a chemical and environmental safety consultancy in Finland. This acquisition further strengthens Sweco’s offering in technical and regulatory safety expertise and environmental services.

”The acquisition strengthens Sweco’s position as a leading safety expert and complements our current offering in Finland. The knowledge can also be used across the Sweco group. It also expands our presence to eastern Finland, providing local expertise to our clients,” advises Markku Varis, President of Sweco Finland.

Linnunmaa has 17 specialists in environmental and chemical safety consultancy, as well as EU legislation, which expands Sweco’s offering, especially for industrial clients.

“Linnunmaa has based its expertise on a high-quality combination of natural sciences, engineering and legal expertise. With Sweco’s broad expertise and strong European presence, we can offer more comprehensive services for product and production safety in Europe. We are excited to start this collaboration with our new colleagues,” advises Eeva Punta, Managing Director of Linnunmaa Ltd.

For additional information, please contact:

Markku Varis, President, Sweco Finland, +358 400 478 548, markku.varis@sweco.fi

Eeva Punta, Managing Director, Linnunmaa, +358 400 298 465, eeva.punta@linnunmaa.fi

Johnny Nylund, Head of Press, +46 73 773 5189, johnny.nylund@sweco.se

Sweco plans and designs tomorrow’s communities and cities. Our work produces sustainable buildings, efficient infrastructure and access to electricity and clean water. With 15,000 employees in Europe, we offer our customers the right expertise for every situation. We carry out projects in 70 countries annually throughout the world. Sweco is Europe’s leading engineering and architecture consultancy, with sales of approximately SEK 16.9 billion (EUR 1.8 billion). The company is listed on Nasdaq. Stockholm. www.swecogroup.com