YIT AND TURVATIIMI AGREE ON THE OUTSOURCING OF SECURITY SYSTEM INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OPERATIONS
YIT and Turvatiimi Corporation have today signed an agreement on the transfer of project, installation, servicing and maintenance operations of image surveillance, access control, burglar alarms and related security systems to YIT Kiinteistötekniikka Oy through a business transfer from the beginning of 2011.
In connection with the business transfer, nine people employed by Turvatiimi in Helsinki, Pori and Seinäjoki will join the service of YIT Kiinteistötekniikka Oy as old employees at the beginning of 2011.
In addition, the companies have entered into an agreement under which YIT provides the security technology installation and maintenance services for Turvatiimi's customers. The aim is to develop business processes in cooperation and introduce even more efficient services and forms of operation into the field.
“Turvatiimi continuously develops service solutions aimed at taking care of the security of our customers' operations, property, personnel and customers in all conditions. The new service concepts are based on possibilities enabled by technical development, and therefore we wanted the best possible partner to serve our customers in the installation, servicing and maintenance operations related to our service products. For the Turvatiimi personnel now joining YIT, the new employer offers a large working community of building systems professionals and an opportunity to continue development as top professionals of security technology,” says Pekka Lindeman, Turvatiimi's Managing Director.
YIT Building Systems is a leading provider of building system solutions and technical building services in Finland. Our service offering also includes security technical services and solutions for properties.
“Our aim is to further increase the comprehensiveness of our service range to more broadly cover security technology services as well. Turvatiimi is a significant player in the security services sector, and we are confident that our cooperation will produce developing forms of operations for the field. Through our extensive network of local offices we can also bring the security technology services close to customers. The personnel joining us will reinforce our know-how through their own professional skill and experience,” says Pekka Pöykkö, Senior Vice President, YIT Kiinteistötekniikka.
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YIT is a leading European service company in building systems, construction services and services for industry. We build, develop and maintain quality living environments in the Nordic countries, Russia, the Baltic countries and Central Europe. In 2009, YIT's turnover was EUR 3.5 billion. The Group has more than 25 500 employees. YIT's shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. The market leader in its industry in Finland, Building Systems produces all services related to the installation, maintenance and repair of building systems and services related to the use of the facilities.
Turvatiimi is a leading Finnish service company in the security sector. Its turnover was more than EUR 27.3 million in 2009. The merging of Turvatiimi and Otso palvelut Oy in July 2010 created an even stronger security service company employing more than 1,000 people. The company's shares are listed on Nasdaq OMX Helsinki Ltd in the Small Cap segment. Turvatiimi Corporation's parent company is Atine Group Oy, which belongs to the Virala Corporation Group having a good financial standing.