Bergman & Beving AB: Bergman & Beving and Sundström establish and invest together in Zekler Safety AB
Bergman & Beving and Sundström establish and invest together in Zekler Safety AB
Workplace Safety, a division within Bergman & Beving, has today together with Sundström Safety formed the jointly owned company Zekler Safety AB with Bergman & Beving as majority shareholder.
The Zekler brand was established by Bergman & Beving in 2003 and is today one of the Nordic region's leading brands in, among other things, eye protection, hearing protection, and respiratory protection. Sundström was founded in 1926 and is today one of the world leaders in advanced respiratory protection.
"By investing in Zekler, with its wide range of products for protection around the head, we ensure reliable and long-term compatibility between our respiratory protection and Zekler's other protection products, to become complete systems for the advanced professional user," says Ivan Sundström, Chairman of the Board at Sundström Safety AB, and adds: "We have collaborated with Bergman & Beving for over forty years and are now taking the next logical step together".
Bergman & Beving's President and CEO Pontus Boman comments: “Through the joint ownership of Zekler Safety AB, we deepen our cooperation with Sundström. Zekler will be able to offer a comprehensive portfolio of protective products around the head that will also be compatible with Sundström's unique solutions and products in respiratory protection”.
Stockholm 7 May 2019
Bergman & Beving AB (publ)
For further information, please contact:
Pontus Boman, President & CEO, Tel: +46 10 454 77 00
Peter Schön, CFO, Tel: +46 70 339 89 99
The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 15:00 CET on 7 May 2019.
Bergman & Beving owns and refines companies that develop and market strong brands for professional users in industry and construction, mainly in the Nordic region, the Baltic States and Poland. Bergman & Beving aims to enable successful product companies to take the next step and become leading brands in their categories. The Group currently has some 15 brands, about 1,000 employees and revenue of approximately SEK 3.8 billion. Bergman & Beving is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. Read more on the company’s website: www.bergmanbeving.com.