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Press release Oct 2020

NORDEC, a part of Donges Group, supplies glass facades and architectural roof windows of the new Entrance hall in Helsinki Airport Terminal 2.

Helsinki, September 2020. Helsinki Airport offers fast and smooth connections to Asia and is Northern Europe’s leading transit airport, according to the Finnish airport company Finavia Corporation. The first impression of the new airport Entrance hall sees the technically challenging over 10 meters high glass facade to passengers. The specialty of the facade is its impressive row of over 10 meters tall glass pillars. When entering the Entrance hall, the passenger sees that daylight is coming through the beautiful architectural roof window.

NORDEC, a part of Donges Group, supplies both mentioned unique structures. Glass structures are made with special structural glazing (SG) technique. All the glass is a special structured safety glass that fulfills insulation requirements, heat capacity, soundproofing, and wind pressure. The total amount of facades are approximately 3500 m2 and a remarkable architectural, partly round-shaped rood window.

Developer: Finavia Corporation
Developer: SRV

Additional information: Nordec Oy, liiketoimintajohtaja Tommi Raski, +358 40 760 0707

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About NORDEC
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 collaborative 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. The Group consists of the brands: Donges SteelTec GmbH, FDT Flachdach Technologie GmbH, Kalzip GmbH, NORDEC OY, and Norsilk SAS and employs about 1300 people in 11 countries.

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Within Nordec we have a great history of making large buildings come true for our customers. But this, this one is BIG. 580 m long, 175 m wide and 30 m high. In other words, huge.

Let us proudly present that we at Nordec (yes, we have a new name) have been chosen as the frame contractor by Logicenters for the continued development of what will become one of Europe’s largest logistics facilities. The building is located in Bålsta, just outside of Stockholm and is developed for the tenant Dagab.

The scope of Nordec design and build -delivery consists of steel frame system, complete roof structure and wall structures including façades and partition walls. The roof area is approximately 102 000 m2 and total wall area almost the same.

“It is great that the development of our facility in Bålsta is on track. It was not easy finding a company able to deliver the amount of steel required for our facility in accordance with our tight schedule. It is therefore gratifying to have now begun collaboration with Nordec which meets our high standards in terms of both quantity and quality of deliveries,” says Eva Sterner, Head of Development at Logicenters.

The groundworks and casting of the concrete foundations are currently under way. Parallelly we at Nordec are performing the structural engineering and manufacturing of the structures in its factories in Finland, Lithuania and Poland. In June we will enter the site and begin raising the frame and façades. Works will be completed by the end of September 2021.

“At Nordec, we are proud to be part of Logicenters’ ambitious logistics development. Like Logicenters, we believe in a sustainable approach to what we do and therefore take care to ensure that the products we are now producing for the facility meet the high standards required. The fact that the collaboration is for such a large amount is, of course, also a feather in our cap,” says Magnus Thelm at Nordec.

“It is great to see that we are seen as the most capable and suitable contractor for logistics buildings in this scale. It proves that the work we have done past years with logistics segment is being recognized” says Sampo Haapoja at Nordec.

For further information, please contact:

Magnus Thelm, email: magnus.l.thelm@nordec.com, phone: +46 (0)709 833 412
Sampo Haapoja, email: sampo.haapoja@nordec.com, phone: +358 40 507 8002

www.nordec.com

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
www.nordec.com

Download: Press release 01.05.2020