Sweco, a Nordic consulting company acquired one of the largest Finnish consulting companies in the field of engineering, FMC Group. Together the companies are able to offer their customers a wide range of consulting services and strong expertise in large projects involving several disciplines. The aim of the company is to further stregthen its position in the Nordic market.
FMC Group will continue its activities as an independent part of Sweco’s organization but it counts on group’s support for large projects. The personnel is mainly Finnish and the local presence strong all around the country.
The headquarters of FMC Group in Finland are located in Helsinki.
– One of the greater strengths of Helsinki is naturally the fact that a big share of our customers and partners operate in the capital region. The availability of qualified personnel and students in our field is the best in Finland, and the international connections from Helsinki are the best possible, both by train and by plane, says Mr. Markku Varis, CEO at FMC Group.
For Sweco, the investment represents an important step towards an ever-stronger position in the Nordic market. Together with FMC Group, Sweco holds a very strong position also in Finland. The companies are complementary in several areas, including structural design and industrial engineering. The merger will also provide excellent opportunities for growth within environmental technology, energy and infrastructure as well as building services.
– The broader array of services will specially benefit our customers, Mr. Varis concludes.