LEMMINKÄINEN CORPORATION PRESS RELEASE APRIL 2013 AT 9 A.M
LEMMINKÄINEN SIGNS PROPERTY MAINTENANCE SERVICE AND REPAIR CONTRACT WITH ILMARINEN
Lemminkäinen and Ilmarinen signed a contract on covering the provision of property maintenance services at Ilmarinen's properties. Lemminkäinen has been Ilmarinen's facilities management service provider for some years. The latest agreement comprises the basic maintenance, technical maintenance services, electrical system usage management services and repair services at Ilmarinen's office and business premises. The contract period begins on 1 May 2013 and will continue for several years. The parties have agreed not to disclose the contract price.
Lemminkäinen will provide upkeep and maintenance services for 24 properties in the Helsinki region, and electrical system usage management services for 30 properties in Finland.
"The strength of our cooperation lies in successful dialogue. We talk both to Ilmarinen and to the users of the premises in order to ensure that the conditions in the premises serve the end users' needs in the best possible way. Well-timed services and timely maintenance are means of contributing to the comfort of the premises and extending the lifespan of equipment. For our part, we are ensuring that the value of Ilmarinen's properties preserves, and that end users are satisfied," says Marcus Karsten, Executive Vice President, Technical Building Services, at Lemminkäinen.
"When selecting partners, Ilmarinen focuses on technical expertise and pricing, but also increasingly on the satisfaction of the end users of Ilmarinen properties. Lemminkäinen's maintenance services have been successful in meeting this need in Ilmarinen's properties. Lemminkäinen's technical expertise is also in place, and they actively participate in designing and implementing projects that extend the lifecycle of Ilmarinen's properties, this provides a good basis for future cooperation," says Heikki Niemi, Property Manager at Ilmarinen.
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Lemminkäinen Group operates in all areas of the construction sector. The Group's business segments are building construction, infrastructure construction, technical building services and international operations. Net sales in 2012 were about EUR 2.3 billion, of which international operations accounted for roughly 40 per cent. The Group employs an average of 8,200 people. Lemminkäinen Corporation's share is quoted on NASDAQ OMX Nordic Exchange Helsinki. www.lemminkainen.com