IPCOM expands footprint and enters the Finnish market by acquiring Kespet Oy

Melle, July 1st , 2021

Ipcom announced today the successful completion of its acquisition of Kespet OY.

Based in Finland, Kespet Oy is a leading international supplier of HVAC and industrial insulation products, as well as insulation installation equipment and tools. Their product range includes a wide variety of products, ranging from thermal, acoustic and fire-resistant insulation materials to plate linings and basic construction systems.

The activities of Kespet Oy began in 1977 with specific applications for the HVAC industry, and from 1983 developed further in insulation projects for the process industry in Finland and overseas.  Meanwhile, Kespet Oy is active in 4 locations Jyväskylä, Helsinki (Southern Finland), Tampere and Turku.

An in-house production facility in Jyväskylä of 3400 m2 enables the manufacturing of protective cladding and insulation elements for various projects according to national standards. High-quality products are produced such as coils, standard plates and corrugated plates of various materials.  Support structures for insulation materials, pipes and ducts are also part of this process.

Kespet Oy, realizes a turnover of 16,4 Mio € with a workforce of 46 people.

“I believe that joining Ipcom Group will help us to reach our full potential and we are eager to start working with the group companies. Ipcom Group has done a remarkable job within the industry, and we are happy to join that kind of team of professionals”, says Pekka Asikainen, CEO of Kespet Oy. 

“We are delighted to welcome Kespet Oy into the IPCOM Group. We were attracted to the company as the product folio is similar to the existing product range of IPCOM’s distribution activity in technical insulation materials, PFP and acoustical insulation. Moreover, the clear focus on conversion and tailor-made solutions fits perfectly in IPCOM’s growth strategy. We look forward to realizing our growth plans together, strengthening our knowledge and product offering and expanding our international presence “, says Remco Boerefijn, CEO of IPCOM

About IPCOM: IPCOM, headquartered in Belgium, is an ambitious and fast-growing European group of companies, specialized in the distribution and conversion of innovative solutions for thermal insulation, high-temperature insulation, passive fire protection and acoustic insulation. IPCOM’s customers are installers, international contractors, wholesalers and OEM’s in a wide range of industries and markets. IPCOM employs over 1000 people and delivers its solutions through a network of over 50 outlets across 14 countries in Europe. 

To find out more, you can visit www.ipcom.be and https://www.kespet.fi 

You can also contact Mia Verstraete, via email (mia.verstraete@ipcom.be) or telephone (+32 9 397  07 30) 

Everything for insulation

The products in our selection are professional solutions for HVAC and industrial insulation projects. We manufacture sheet metal claddings, base structures and corrugated sheet metal products. We also sell technical insulation products (stonewool and elastomeric, for example) and raw material products, such as sheets and coils. Our product range also includes installation equipment and tools needed to get the job done. All our products meet industry and construction standard requirements. Products can also be manufactured according to national standards or our customer’s own needs.

To find out more details about our products, see our product catalogue. We supply products around the globe. Please be in touch with our sales team if you’d like to know more!

 

High quality products for insulation

The Kespet Oy product catalogue includes, next to our own production, the resale of various technical insulation products, tools and installation equipment produced by the leading brands in the insulation industry. We supply Paroc, ISOVER, Armacell and Rockwool technical insulation products and supplies. The insulation products are compatible with our Kespet protective sheet metal covers and claddings, and suitable for thermal-, cold-, condension-, acoustic-, and fire insulation applications. Our selection also includes high quality Goebel installation rivets, screws and gables, and the Integrity Products CUI catalogue for preventing and supervising corrosion under insulation. You can check for additional information regarding our products on the “Product Information page” on our website.

Quality, environment and certifications

The production, planning, sales and marketing of our products has been certified with both the ISO9001:2015 quality management system and the ISO14001:2015 quality and environment management system. We strive to serve our customers with expertise and aim to provide a high quality customer care experience at all times. Our companies factories and main office are located in Vaajakoski, Jyväskylä. In addition to this the company has its own storage sale unit in the industrial area of Tattarisuo, Helsinki and in Pirkkala, Tampere. Our branches are well situated to serve customers both in Finland and abroad.

What our customers say

"Our collaboration is clean, properly organized and helpful. Product quality is great, one of the main reasons we order our claddings from Kespet."
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Sampsa Järveläinen
Industry Department Director, KAEFER Oy
"The protective claddings are size exact and of high quality, installing them is easy. Customer service highlights positivity and expertise – a great aspect of the companys code of conduct."
Saimaan eristys
Teuvo Vanhoja
Material Chief, Saimaan Eristys Oy

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