3/15/2007 9:00 AM Ahlsell acquires four Tools & Machinery retailers in Finland
Ahlsell AB has concluded an agreement on the acquisition of four Finnish companies, Pohjan Laakeri Oy, Savon Hitsauskeskus Oy, Työkalupari Oy and Pohjari Tarvike Oy. The Family businesses, owned by the Virkkunen family, were established during the 1990s and are leading retailers in the Finnish market within the product segment of tools and machinery, and also other industrial implements. The companies have a combined annual turnover of approx. SEK 75 million and about 25 employees.
President and CEOon telephone number +46 (0)708-23 71 00 or Camilla Weiner, information officer, on telephone number
Ahlsell is the Nordic region's largest trading company within installation products and Tools & Machinery that offers professional users a wide range of goods and peripheral services within the product segments of Heating & Plumbing, Electricity, Tools & Machinery, Refrigeration and DIY (Do-it-yourself). The group has an annual turnover of about SEK 20 billion and some 4,500 employees.