Tamtron Group (Norway) - Press Release: Tamtron is expanding its operations in the Nordic countries by acquiring the Norwegian company ScaleIT, which specializes in the distribution, installation, calibration, and maintenance services of weighing solutions.
Founded in 1971, the Norwegian company ScaleIT AS is the only player in the Norwegian market offering comprehensive weighing solutions for earthmoving and construction, transportation and logistics, waste treatment and recycling, and the process industry. The company’s offering includes not only a wide range of scales but also installation, calibration and maintenance services related to weighing, as well as technical support. Scaleit AS’s annual turnover in 2019 was 78 MNok.
Together, ScaleIT and Tamtron are more:
– The acquisition supports our growth strategy, strengthening our position as an international weighing expert and a competent partner for our customers. ScaleIT is a major player in its local market and although we have worked together in the past, with this acquisition we will be able to further share know-how and best practices to better serve our customers. With the acquisition, we become the largest player in the Nordic countries in our field, says Mikko Keskinen, CEO of Tamtron.
– ScaleIT is a great addition to Tamtron and I warmly welcome ScaleIT staff and partners as part of the Tamtron family. Expansion to Norway with ScaleIT’s service-oriented operating model creates new growth opportunities for Tamtron, Keskinen continues.
– Tamtron’s high-quality weighing solution expertise and combined with our service and delivery solutions form a unique combination. The acquisition opens up new opportunities for us to grow and expand our operations as part of a larger internationally operating company, while still acting as a local partner. We have a great common future ahead of us, says Steinar Olsen, CEO of ScaleIT.
Tamtron – a growing and internationalizing weighing professional:
Celebrating its 50th anniversary next year, Tamtron has over the years grown into a major player in providing advanced industrial weighing solutions. Following the acquisition, Tamtron has operations in Finland and additional 6 countries as well as wide dealer network worldwide. Tamtron employs approximately 200 professionals in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Germany, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland. Tamtron’s offering includes integrated weighing solutions for ports, forestry, mining and construction, waste and recycling, transportation and logistics, and the process industry. In recent years, Tamtron has focused on improving the usability of scales and the availability of weighing data. With the acquisition, the share of the company’s international business will increase.
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Mikko Keskinen, Tamtron Group.
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Steinar Olsen, ScaleIT.