Helsinki, 2013-10-17 08:05 CEST (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Caverion Investor News 17 October 2013 at 9.05 a.m.
Caverion will provide Kesko with maintenance services as well as nationwide facility control room and HelpDesk services in Finland
Caverion and Kesko have signed a new cooperation agreement on maintenance services for Kesko’s outlets in the Helsinki region and nationwide facility HelpDesk and control room services.
According to the agreement, maintenance services include technical management, technical maintenance and care and the management of all facility maintenance services at approximately 130 Kesko sites in the Helsinki region, with a total floor area of almost 500,000 square metres.
The services of the facility control room include an alarm service for the sites connected to the control room and process monitoring via a remote connection. Approximately 150 properties across Finland are connected to the facility control room. All property-related service requests and fault notifications are submitted via Caverion’s facility HelpDesk nationwide for more than 700 Kesko retail outlets.
Properties included within the scope of the service include K-citymarkets, K-markets, K-supermarkets, Anttila department stores, K ironmonger’s and VV car dealers as well as Kesko’s head office in Helsinki.
- Caverion’s proven professional skills and solid resources are able to meet our needs related to normal maintenance as well as exceptional situations. Kesko’s long-term cooperation with Caverion will now continue. It will be easy to continue the collaboration with a trusted partner, says Jukka Anttila, head of Kesko’s maintenance unit.
Monitoring and managing the properties’ energy consumption play a central role in maintenance services. The facility control room allows the optimisation of the properties’ energy consumption and their efficient use.
- Our cooperation with Kesko has continued for a long time, and we have jointly developed service and operational models. We have diversely utilised our extensive service in Kesko properties in energy management, technical maintenance and service management. The principle of our operations is that we do things right the first time, you can trust our people and the customer’s costs are kept under control, says Pekka Pöykkö, Business Division Director at Caverion.
For further information, please contact:
Pekka Pöykkö, Business Division Director, Caverion Suomi Oy, tel. +358 400 618 151, email@example.com
Jukka Anttila, head of maintenance unit, Ruokakesko Oy, tel. +358 1053 22958, firstname.lastname@example.org
Caverion designs, builds and maintains user-friendly and energy-efficient building systems and offers industrial services. Our services are used in offices and retail properties, housing, public premises and industrial plants, among other places. We aim to be the number one building systems company in Europe. Our strengths include technological competence and customer-oriented service, covering all building systems throughout the life cycle of the property. Caverion was established through the demerger of building services and industrial services businesses from YIT Group in July 2013. Our revenue for 2012 amounted to approximately EUR 2.8 billion. Caverion has over 18,000 employees in 13 countries in Northern and Central Europe. Caverion’s shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. www.caverion.com
Kesko (www.kesko.fi) a retail specialist whose chains have about 2,000 stores in the Nordic and Baltic countries, Russia, and Belarus. Through our stores we offer quality to the daily lives of consumers.