YIT PROVIDES TECHNICAL SERVICES FOR HOSPITALS AND CARE CENTRES IN NORRBOTTEN, SWEDEN
YIT Sweden AB has signed a contract with the Norrbotten County Council for technical services, management and maintenance for hospitals in Gällivare, Kiruna and Piteå and a number of care centres in Norrbotten. Term of the agreement is for five years, with renewal options for one plus one year.
The contract covers approximately 290,000 sq.m. and it contains, among other things, supervision, preventive and corrective maintenance, fault reporting, and on-call service for tenants. YIT will provide services for heating, ventilation, cooling, automatic control, high and low voltage, back up power, medical gases, sterile technique, elevators and pneumatic tube service.
“We are very proud to have gained the confidence to collaborate with the Norrbotten County Council to develop services in the region. The assignment is an additional step towards our strategic focus on being the best in the field of hospital services, where we already have won the trust of institutions such as the Karolinska University Hospital in Solna, Löwenströmska Hospital in Upplands Väsby, Norrtälje Hospital, Södersjukhuset in Stockholm and Regionservice in southern Sweden,” says Pierre Holman, Unit Manager in Region Facilities Management in YIT Sverige AB. For further information contact Pierre Holman, Business Unit Manager, YIT Sverige AB, Tel +46(0)8-705 90 15 Sven Palo, Area Manager, Norrbotten County Council, Tel +46(0)970-191 30
Virva Salmivaara Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications
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YIT is a significant European services company operating in the fields of building, construction and industry. We build, develop and maintain a comfortable living environment in the Nordic countries, Russia, the Baltic countries and in Central Europe. In 2009 YIT's turnover was EUR 3.5 billion.
The Group employs more than 25,500 people. YIT is listed in the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Stock Exchange.
YIT is the Swedish leader in installation and service of building system services. The company offers a complete assortment in technical installations, operations and maintenance, and facilities management. Through functional installations for, among other things, electricity, heating, ventilation, cooling, sanitation, process media, security and protection, as well as datacom and telecom networks, the services contribute to profitability, security and better living environments. YIT operates with more than 4,000 employees at approximately 90 sites in Sweden.