Ruukki Construction to acquire Poimukate in Finland
December 15, 2022 13:05 CET 6 min read
Ruukki Construction, a subsidiary of SSAB Group, has signed an agreement to acquire roof and wall profile manufacturer Poimukate Oy. Poimukate, which manufactures roofing sheets, accessories and façade cladding products from steel, employs around 30 people and its sales in 2021 was approximately EUR 7 million. The acquisition supports Ruukki's complete roof solutions strategy and strengthens the company's services and products offered to customers across Finland.
Antti Mononen, main owner of Poimukate and Sami Eronen, Ruukki Construction CEO.
Poimukate, located in Joensuu, is one of Finland's oldest roof and wall profile manufacturers. The company, founded in 1958, manufactures steel roofing and roofing accessories as well as façade cladding. Poimukate will continue to operate under its own brand with the current management and staff.
"By joining forces, we will further strengthen the coverage of our services for a wide customer base in Finland. Poimukate is a traditional, strong operator whose skilled people, products and services perfectly complement Ruukki's business and product portfolio," says Jorma Korhonen, Business Director, Roofing Finland at Ruukki Construction.
"This change benefits both our employees and customers. As part of a larger company, we can speed up our operational development. In addition, we can improve our service, for example, by offering customers an even wider selection of additional accessories," says Tuomo Karhu, Managing Director of Poimukate Oy.
Ruukki Construction provides steel-based building products and services for walls and roofs for sustainable buildings. In Finland, we serve our customers regionally and have six Ruukki Express service centers across the country. In addition, we manufacture steel-based wall elements in Alajärvi and roofing products in Vimpeli. In Finland, Ruukki Construction employs about 370 people.
For more information please contact:
Jouni Metsämäki, Senior Vice President, Head of Roofing, Ruukki Construction, [email protected]