Caverion strengthens its capabilities in industrial design services and acquires Merius Oy’s intelligent design business
HELSINKI, December 15, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Caverion today signed an agreement to acquire the industrial design and consulting business of the Finnish company Merius Oy. Merius Oy provides surveying, design and advisory services for industrial investments using 3D scanning, virtual and visualization technologies.
The acquisition includes the reality capture, engineering design and consulting, project management and visual communication services offered by Merius Oy. The company’s software activity is excluded from the transaction and will continue to operate under the name Merius Oy.
The acquisition complements Caverion Industry’s design and consulting services to add value to investments in industrial facilities and to utilize digital design technologies. With digital twin modeling and visualization services, Caverion further strengthens its expertise in facility design and software solutions to provide customers with clear modeling of facility investments and lifecycle projects.
Following the transaction, 20 experts from Kokkola, Jyväskylä, Oulu and Kuusamo will join Caverion. A brand new unit for design and consulting services will also be set up in Kokkola with Caverion’s current design unit. After the transaction, Caverion will have around 180 industrial design experts at 12 sites in Finland.
“We focused on streamlining the industrial design and implementation phases, providing stakeholders with easy-to-understand information on hard-to-understand issues. Our services have improved collaboration between stakeholders and brought significant financial benefits to projects. the use of the latest imaging approaches and technologies in our service solutions. In this way, we have contributed to the development of our industry for the better. The acquisition will generate cost benefits by providing an excellent distribution channel for expert services and Caverion’s resources will enable better development and scalability of the services, ”said Hannu sarja, CEO, Merius Oy.
“The acquisition makes a distinct addition to our service offering for demanding industrial design projects, as we will be able to illustrate our designs using visual services and modeling systems. The new specialists, along with our already strong team, will take our industrial design and professional services business to a whole new level, ”says Elina engman, head of the Caverion Industry division.
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Elina engman, Executive Vice President, Caverion Industry, tel. +358 50 351 4673, firstname.lastname@example.org
Pekka Vattulainen, Head of Design and Consulting Services, Caverion Industry, tel. +358 50 597 0205, email@example.com
Martti Ala-Härkönen, Chief Financial Officer, Caverion Corporation, tel. +358 40 737 6633, firstname.lastname@example.org
Milena Hæggström, Head of Investor Relations and External Communications, Caverion Corporation, tel. +358 40 5581 328, email@example.com
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