10/4/2011 1:35 PM Ahlsell aquires Elgross'n i Norr AB with business in Umeå

Elgross'n i Norr AB is a local wholesaler that is selling a wide range of electrical articles within automation, lightning and installation. The company has a turnover of approx. 20 MSEK.

The wholesale electricity market is an area that Ahlsell is looking to expand within. The organization has been reinforced to better be able to meet the demands of our customers within the areas installation, industry and infrastructure. The acquisition of Elgross'n i Norr AB strengthens our position and profile in the northern part of Sweden and is a good supplement to the acquirement of NEA Elmaterial AB made in September.

Questions related to this information can be answered by CEO Göran Näsholm at +46-708 23 71 00 or goran.nasholm@ahlsell.se.

Ahlsell is the leading technical commercial company in the Nordic countries in installation products, tools and machinery. Ahlsell offers professional users a wide range of goods and peripheral services in the product areas of heating, ventilation and sanitation, electrical, tools and machinery, and refrigeration. The group has annual sales of approximately SEK 20 billion and about 4,500 employees.