Componenta Osby AB in Sweden to be closed down

Componenta Osby AB in Sweden to be closed down The personnel negotiations connected with closing down Componenta Osby AB, one of Componenta's units in Sweden, have been completed. The Board of Directors of Componenta Osby AB has taken the decision on 8 November 2001 to close down the company. Componenta Osby AB is a machine shop with annual net sales of about MEUR 11 (100 MSEK). It has recorded considerable losses during the past couple of years. The unit employs about 90 persons. The closing down process will start immediately and should be completed by summer 2002. Closing down Componenta Osby AB will have no effect on the Group's profit forecast for 2001. COMPONENTA CORPORATION Heikki Lehtonen President and CEO For further information please contact: Yrjö Julin Executive Vice President and COO tel. +358 9 225 021 or +358 500 486 919 Bengt Christensson Vice President, Supply Chain 1 tel. +46 550 410 590 or + 46 70 58 150 15 Componenta is a metal sector company with international operations and production plants located in Finland and Sweden. The company's net sales exceed EUR 200 million and the group employs about 1,900 people. Componenta's shares are quoted on the Main List of the Helsinki Exchanges. The group's customers operate in the heavy truck, general engineering and off-road industries. Componenta specializes in supplying ready-to-install cast, geared and machined components directly to the customer's assembly line. Componenta Corporation World Trade Center Helsinki, Aleksanterinkatu 17 P.O. Box 1132, FIN-00101 Helsinki, Finland Tel. +358 9 225 021 Fax +358 9 2250 2721 ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker The following files are available for download: