Acquisition of Suomen Jääkylmä Oy and FCool Oy continues our strategy to become a full solutions provider and enables further growth in Finland
Porvoo, Finland, August 31, 2021 - Viessmann Kylmäjärjestelmät Oy takes over Suomen Jääkylmä Oy and FCool Oy and expands the range of refrigeration services for the Finnish customers. Suomen Jääkylmä and FCool are well-established refrigeration service companies in Finland covering a full range of installation and maintenance services. With the acquisitions and together with the strong local partner network Viessmann strengthens its service and turnkey solutions capabilities. Viessmann’s customers will have even stronger assurance of full support from Viessmann over the life cycle of their investments and that they can materialize on the benefits of Viessmann solutions in terms of sustainability and reliability.
"Finland is one the key markets for Viessmann Refrigeration Solutions business area as with our factory in Porvoo and with Viessmann Kylmäjärjestelmät, the sales company, we have already a solid market position and close customer relationships. In the past five years, we have been growing our service and after-sales capabilities across Europe with great success. Now we take a similar step in Finland and continue our strategy implementation together with the skilled teams of Suomen Jääkylmä and FCool”, says Frank Winters, CEO of Viessmann Refrigeration Solutions business area.
Founded in 2008, FCool Oy offers a full range of refrigeration solutions and services covering all areas of commercial refrigeration and cold storage construction. The company operates from Kuopio, Eastern part of Finland, and employs 14 refrigeration experts serving retail and industrial companies with their refrigeration solutions.
Suomen Jääkylmä Oy provides commercial and industrial customers with installation and maintenance services for refrigeration plants and cooling equipment for ac-systems. Both small and large scale refrigeration projects are managed by 25 employees and with over 16 years of experience the company has built a solid market position in South and West Finland.
Markku Elomaa, Chairman of the Board of Suomen Jääkylmä Oy, comments: ”Together with Viessmann we can grow our service capabilities even further and have a reliable and strategically important partner to be able to fulfill this. Combining both companies' offering and skills will benefit our customers as well as our employees and we can cover a wider customer base and provide full scope solutions from one source.”
“Co-operation with Viessmann provides such excellent business opportunities and ensures customer satisfaction. FCool’s professional employees are highly motivated and looking forward to new services and projects to come”, says Ismo Kokkonen, Managing Director of FCool Oy.
“Together with Suomen Jääkylmä and FCool and with our existing service partner network we will have a stronger local presence in Finland. The full lifecycle services in connection to our product offering will benefit our customers and with the experienced service teams we are able develop new solutions for the good of the planet and our future generations. We are happy to have FCool and Suomen Jääkylmä teams in the Viessmann family and continue to build on their strong local competence as refrigeration experts” says Mika Aaltonen, Managing Director of Viessmann Kylmäjärjestelmät Oy, Finland.
About the companies:
The Viessmann Group is one of the leading international manufacturers of heating,industrial, and refrigeration solutions. This family enterprise was founded in 1917, has 12,750 employees, and the group’s turnover amounts to €2.8 billion.
Viessmann Kylmäjärjestelmät Oy provides commercial refrigeration solutions for the Finnish market including customers in food retail, food services, food and beverage industry and health care. The sales company provides a full portfolio of refrigerated cabinets, cold rooms, refrigeration systems and turnkey solutions. Viessmann Refrigeration Solutions employs nearly 1,500 refrigeration professionals in Europe. The products are manufactured at Viessmann factories in Germany and Finland and are represented by local sales offices in 20 countries, backed up by an extensive network of partner companies.
Suomen Jääkylmä Oy is a company specializing in refrigeration contracts, design and installations of refrigeration cabinets, coldrooms and refrigeration systems and solutions, as well as maintenance operations. Suomen Jääkylmä offers comprehensive turn-key refrigeration services, especially in the regions of Southern and Western Finland. The company's headquarters are located in Kerava and Turku.
FCool Oy is focusing on the delivery, installation and maintenance of refrigeration systems and solutions. Founded in 2008, FCool offers refrigeration technology to the commercial and industrial sectors in Finland. The business is based on customer orientation, strong technical expertise and operational reliability. FCool offers its customers environmentally friendly solutions and services that are tailored to their individual needs.