Good News from Tue, 12 June, 2012:

Ekokem expands operations into Sweden

ekokem Ekokem’s activities include the construction and remediation of landfills. Ekokem’s activities include the construction and remediation of landfills.

Waste management company Ekokem has acquired all of the shares of Swedish environmental management company SAKAB AB from international energy company E.ON. SAKAB’s three areas of operations are waste treatment using two incineration lines, soil remediation and the processing of inorganic waste. 

SAKAB’s treatment facility has operated near the town of Kumla, Sweden, since 1983. In addition the company has ten sales offices and transfer stations in Sweden. Last year SAKAB’s turnover was EUR 51 million and the company employs 150 people.

Ekokem’s objective is to save natural resources by improving its customers’ material and energy efficiency. The company strives to achieve this objective by offering recycling, recovery and final disposal solutions as well as soil remediation and environmental construction services. 

Ekokem was established in 1979 and is owned by the Finnish state, municipalities and a number of companies. Ekokem’s waste treatment activities were started up in Riihimäki, Finland, in 1984.

www.ekokem.fi

ML