Pichano acquires Fromells VIP-Teknik AB


Pichano has today signed an agreement to acquire Fromells VIP-Teknik AB. The company has 25 employees and operates in workshop premises of 4000 m2 on Svetsarvägen 4 in Timrå. Fromells is engaged as a complete production partner in terms of designs as well as system deliveries. Fromells is a supplier of heavy machinery, track-based traffic, sawmills, pulp and paper, power and power industries.

Pichano is located in Husum, Härnösand, Sundsvall and Gävle. Since founded in 2007, Pichano has been active in industry, infrastructure and with full service services in manufacturing, service and maintenance. The group also includes SuncoTech AB with bale handling products and conveyor products. For Pichano, the acquisition means complementing its existing operations with a strong engineering partner with modern machinery.

The acquisition is another step in Pichano’s strategy to become a major supplier of industrial services, maintenance and infrastructure along the Norrland coast. The Pichano Group, with its headquarters in Sundsvall, has a turnover of approximately MSEK 130 and has 100 employees and is now a renowned engineering industry group.

“The acquisition is well in line with Pichano’s vision and growth strategy and we are very pleased to welcome Fromell’s business to us. In addition to the fact that Fromells will continue to deliver to its current customers, we ensure our own manufacturing of SuncoTech products, as well as our other products, “said Pichanos CEO Pär Melin. “In connection with the acquisition, we will also establish a field service business in Timrå. Fromells will continue to operate under its strong name and brand since it was founded in 1900. The Pichano Group has local presence after the coast, while working in an internal network where our business centers complement each other, “continues Pär Melin.

“We in Fromells are very pleased to find a local buyer who wants to continue developing Fromells operations. The transfer creates a long-term solution and ensures jobs in the region. We wish Pichano good luck with the acquisition, “says Lars-Åke Sandin.


Timrå 2018-03-05

Pär Melin

CEO Pichano Holding, info@pichano.se

Lars-Åke Sandin

CEO Fromells, lars-ake.sandin@fromells.se