RAMIRENT AND ROSTEK-TEKNIIKKA OY HAVE AGREED ON STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP RELATED TO LIFT MAINTENANCE IN FINLAND

PRESS RELEASE RAMIRENT PLC 20 JANUARY 2014 at 9:00

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Vantaa, Finland, 2014-01-20 08:00 CET (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --  

 

Ramirent Finland Oy and Rostek-Tekniikka Oy have signed a partnership agreement for lift maintenance and simultaneously Rostek-Tekniikka Oy has bought the lift maintenance operations from Ramirent in Finland.

Anna Hyvönen, EVP Finland & Baltic, comments: “Lift maintenance is an important support function in our fleet operations. The target is to guarantee high performing and safe equipment for our customer. Our aim is to ensure competent, mobile and efficient maintenance across the whole country. We want to develop maintenance operations in the equipment rental business together with Rostek-Tekniikka Oy.”

Risto Liiri, chairman of the board from Rostek-Tekniikka Oy, comments: “With this strategic partnership with Ramirent, our aim is to develop the process for lift maintenance capabilities in Finland and deepen our long co-operation further. We are glad that Ramirent wants to expand our partnership agreement and develop new co-operational models for the industry.”

According to the agreement 20 persons working with lift maintenance will move to Rostek-Tekniikka Oy.

Further information:

Anna Hyvönen, EVP, Finland and Baltics, +358 20 750 200

Risto Liiri, Chairman of the Board, Rostek-Tekniikka Oy, p. +358 400 462461

 

Ramirent is a leading equipment rental group delivering Dynamic Rental Solutions™ that simplify business. We serve a broad range of customers, including construction and process industries, shipyards, the public sector and households. In 2012, the Group’s net sales totalled EUR 714 million. The Group has 2,600 employees at 306 customer centres in 10 countries in the Nordic countries and in Central and Eastern Europe. Ramirent is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd.
www.ramirent.com

Rostek-Tekniikka Oy is a technical trade and service company specialized in lifts. The company operates in Finland and the budgeted turnover for 2014 is 15M€. The company has 35 employees.
www.rostek-tekniikka.fi

 

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