Ruukki Building Systems and Normek to merge: the new company will be known as NORDEC

The new company aims to become the leading supplier of frame construction solutions in the Nordic countries

In 2019, the new Nordec had a combined turnover of approximately EUR 190 million and employed some 750 people. The company is headquartered in Helsinki and has production facilities in Alavus, Peräseinäjoki, Naarajärvi, Ylivieska and Oulu, as well as abroad in Poland and Lithuania.

Nordec product portfolio varies from multi- and single storey frame solutions and building envelope solutions till steel bridges. All combined with a huge portfolio of different services from design to production, subcontractor management and installation.

Nordec’s structural solutions are widely used in projects such as shopping centres, retail stores, logistics centres, industrial plants, sports stadiums and cultural institutions. For example, Nordec supplied the steel structures for the Mall of Scandinavia, the largest shopping centre in the Nordics, and the Helsinki Central Library Oodi.

“Nordec’s history spans more than 80 years of designing, manufacturing and installing frame structures for the most demanding construction projects. Our goal is clear and ambitious: to be the leading provider of frame structure solutions in the Nordics. Central to achieving this goal is our ability to take responsibility for each our customers’ entire value chain effectively,” says Petri Nieminen, CEO of Nordec.

“Our holistic operating model enables us to work efficiently. This means less time on site as well as safer and more cost-effective operations.”
Nordec is part of Donges Group. The Group is one of the leading European construction and engineering companies specializing in the design and manufacture of building structures including building envelope solutions based on steel, aluminum, polymer membranes and now wood. The companies of the Donges Group benefit from a joint international network and offer comprehensive know-how and product solutions from a single source. Donges Group acquired Normek in February 2019 and the business operations of Ruukki Building Systems in July 2019. Authority approvals for the latter transaction were received in April 2020.

For further information, please contact:
Petri Nieminen, CEO of Nordec, phone: +358-50 314 3617

Download: Press release 01.05.2020

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