Kajaani Process Measurements Ltd. (KPM), private owned company, established in 2001, and located in Kajaani, Finland. KPM's operative management and capital investors sold 100% of the company to AB Lorentzen & Wettre. The company develops, produces, and sells advanced equipment to the pulp and paper industry.
KPM is a company with key competence concerning applications for consistency transmitters, samplers and sheet break detectors and the products represent the most progressive solutions of the field. Market proven products and application engineering expertise, combined with leading-edge design and manufacturing know-how, and being exceptional service-focused has placed KPM above other suppliers in delivering added value and cost efficiency to the customers.
“By this acquisition, Lorentzen & Wettre will be able to offer a unique combination of quality measurement applications from the beginning of the pulp process, through the papermaking process and finally to the testing of the actual paper. Further, the acquisition allows us to provide more on-line measurements which are vital in our customers’ strive for production optimization”, says Peter Uddfors, President of Lorentzen & Wettre.
“The advantages of Lorentzen & Wettre’s stability and long term commitment to the paper making industry combined with financial resources and a worldwide marketing and service organisation opens new channels and opportunities for KPM’s products. Furthermore this is strengthening our market position by expanding sales and service access for our customers and it also speeds up the development of new products and solutions. Together we make a winning team.” says Urpo Heikkinen, Managing Director, Kajaani Process Measurements Ltd.
Mr. Peter Uddfors, President, AB Lorentzen & Wettre, Sweden.
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Ms. Gunvor Latva, Manager Communications, AB Lorentzen & Wettre, Sweden
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