Etteplan acquires Tedopres International
March 13, 2012
Etteplan Oyj, based in Finland, has acquired Tedopres International. The combination of Etteplan and Tedopres will result in a unique technical product information concept for the markets in which both companies operate. Our customers will be able to benefit from this concept, as it will provide the highest quality and effiency in services and products in the world of technical information.
Says André Verduijn, founder and CEO of Tedopres International: “The combined skills of both companies and Etteplan’s China offshoring service will give us new opportunities in the Benelux market, as well as abroad where we see possibilities for growth. The global activities of Tedopres will be supported by Etteplan, which will have a very positive effect on the entire organization. In addition, the technologies developed by Tedopres will be also implemented at Etteplan and its global customer base.
Our goal is to deliver quality and cost savings to our customers and to provide service solutions for technical information that will cover the full product lifecycle. According to Mr. Juha Näkki (President and CEO of Etteplan), our combined strength is unique in the area of technical information, which will optimize the delivery of our products and services to our customers, backed up by 1,700 employees of whom more than 300 are technical documentation specialists, creating one of the largest technical documentation organizations in Europe. Etteplan and Tedopres now have offices in Finland, the Netherlands, Sweden, China and the USA.”
Tedopres’ management, including founder and CEO Mr. André Verduijn, will stay on for at least 3 more years to support the combined activities.
Tedopres has been offering professional technical documentation services since 1974. We specialize in all assets that come with technical documentation, including technical translations in over 50 languages, technical illustrations as well as software development to support the creation and management of technical product information. Many of our customers fully outsource their technical documentation requirements to Tedopres, and our (HyperSTE) software is used by both Fortune 500 companies as well as small to medium-sized businesses all over the world.
We have an outstanding reputation of providing our customers with cost-effective, high-quality service that meets industry-specific standards. In addition, Tedopres is unique in applying standards to all aspects of technical information, from creation to management and publication, in order to ensure the highest quality and efficiency, which we call the Tedopres Model.
Because Tedopres focuses on maintaining the quality and accuracy of documentation, industry leaders including Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Philips, Atlas Copco, American Airlines and Bosch trust us to handle their most complex documentation projects. More than 500 additional multinationals have done the same.
Etteplan is a specialist in industrial equipment engineering and technical product information solutions and services. Etteplan’s engineering expertise and service products cover the entire product life cycle of the client’s products. Etteplan’s customers are global leaders in their fields and operate in areas like the automotive, aerospace and defense industries as well as the electricity generation and power transmission sectors, and material flow management.
Etteplan has comprehensive competence in electronics and embedded systems development, automation and electrical design, mechanical design and technical product information solutions and services. In 2011, Etteplan had turnover of EUR 119,4. Etteplan's shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd under the ETT1V ticker.
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