Peikko Group Corporation has today, 23 of May 2013, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with AREVA NP SAS regarding possibilities of developing a future cooperation between AREVA and Peikko Group in nuclear power plant building construction, particularly in Finland but also elsewhere. The official signing of the Memorandum of Understanding took place at the French Embassy in Helsinki, Finland.
Peikko Group has a long cooperation history with AREVA. In 2005–2010 Peikko and AREVA made cooperation in the Olkiluoto 3 nuclear power plant building construction in Finland. That project is one of the most substantial ones in Peikko’s history. Peikko has also delivered components and services to other AREVA projects in Europe.
“We at Peikko are very pleased to continue the good cooperation with a reliable partner such as AREVA. The Memorandum of Understanding gives us the possibility to further develop our cooperation and to enhance our opportunity to serve AREVA in future projects. We find it very important to be able to be part in cooperation with one of the leading players in the field, and to participate in constructing buildings for safe nuclear power. Peikko’s expertise lies in concrete connections. We will do our utmost together with AREVA to further develop our product offering, site welding services and logistics services.” states Topi Paananen, CEO of Peikko Group Corporation.
Topi Paananen, CEO, Peikko Group Corporation, Mobile +358 50 384 3001,
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Peikko Group in brief:
Peikko Group Corporation is a leading global supplier of concrete connections and composite structures. Peikko’s innovative solutions make the customers’ building process faster, easier and more reliable. Peikko has subsidiaries in 30 countries in Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and North America, with manufacturing operations in 9 countries. Peikko’s net sales in 2012 amounted to EUR 113 million. Peikko is a family-owned and run company with over 900 professionals. Peikko was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Lahti, Finland. Further information: www.peikko.com.