Patria to outsource technical documentation and design engineering to Etteplan

Etteplan will be responsible for Patria Land Systems Oy’s spare parts book production and part of its vehicle equipment engineering starting from August 3, 2015. Five Patria employees will be transferred to Etteplan as existing employees.

Etteplan has been Patria’s technical documentation and engineering partner for a long time. The new outsourcing agreement will further deepen the partnership between the two companies, with Etteplan assuming responsibility for the functions and their development.

– We have confidence in Etteplan’s expertise in the implementation and development of technical documentation and engineering services, says Pekka Korhonen, SVP, Engineering at Patria.

– We will provide flexible services to Patria in response to its changing needs. Patria will benefit from our advanced technical documentation and engineering solutions, says Veikko Lamminen, SVP, Operations Finland at Etteplan.

The newly signed agreement continues the trend of customer companies outsourcing non-core activities to Etteplan. Companies that have outsourced functions to Etteplan this year include Husqvarna Group, with Etteplan responsible for the production and maintenance of the technical documentation of all of the Group’s products and brands.

For more information, please contact:

Veikko Lamminen
SVP, Operations Finland
Etteplan
Tel. +358 50 573 4377

Outi-Maria Liedes
SVP, HR & Communications
Etteplan
Tel. +358 40 756 9620

Etteplan in brief

Etteplan provides engineering services and technical product information solutions to the world’s leading companies in the manufacturing industry. Our services are geared to improve the competitiveness of our customers’ products and engineering processes throughout the product life cycle. The results of Etteplan’s innovative engineering can be seen in numerous industrial solutions and everyday products.

In 2013, Etteplan had turnover of EUR 128.6 million. The company currently has about 1,800 professionals in Finland, Sweden, the Netherlands and China. Etteplan's shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd under the ETT1V ticker.

www.etteplan.com

About Us

Etteplan’s services cover engineering, technical documentation, embedded systems and IoT solutions. Our customers are the world’s leading companies in the manufacturing industry. Our services are geared to improve the competitiveness of our customers’ products and engineering processes throughout the product life cycle. The results of Etteplan’s innovative engineering can be seen in numerous industrial solutions and everyday products. In 2016, Etteplan had turnover of EUR 183.9 million. The company has over 2,500 professionals in Finland, Sweden, the Netherlands, Germany, Poland and China. Etteplan's shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd under the ETTE ticker.

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