Prevas has signed an agreement for acquisition of FR Teknik AB. The company provides services, processes and facilities for the grocery, pharmaceutical and chemical engineering industries. The acquisition strengthens Prevas’ expertise and service portfolio in industrial IT and automation.
FR Teknik has in-depth expertise in processes and automation, and can take responsibility for complete processes, from pilot studies to turnkey facilities. Examples of clients include Almondy, Arla, Carlsberg, Ramlösa, Findus, Cloetta, Mackmyra, SIA Glass and Astra Zeneca.
FR Teknik is based in Malmö and is a part of Prevas AB with four fulltime positions as of January 1, 2016.
“FR Teknik is a good fit for Prevas’ structure and strengthens our presence in the grocery, pharmaceutical and chemicals industries,” Says Christer Ramebäck, COO for Prevas. “With this acquisition, Prevas becomes a full-service provider for these industries. We are already very familiar with one another’s operations and have the same values when it comes to conducting assignments in close collaboration with our clients.”
FR Teknik has broad knowledge of processes and automation, and has even developed a concept with a standard solution for distribution and dosage of viscose products, such as jams, chocolates sauces, syrups and petroleum products.
“Prevas’ solid expertise in automation and their geographical establishment in Scandinavia is very well-suited to our operations,” says Ingvar Olsson, CEO for FR Teknik. “It gives us a stable base for expanding our operations and reaching out to even more clients. We’re looking forward to being a part of Prevas, joining together to strengthen development.”
Rapid digitalization along with industries’ continuous strivings for increased productivity and new smart products are constantly producing new business opportunities regardless of the market conditions. New companies and new opportunities are being created. Prevas has built up an extensive bank of expertise and has substantial experience in areas such as the Internet of Things and Industry 4.0, with a service portfolio that includes everything from smart service, cloud data analysis and connected sensors to development of new business models and internal processes.