Tourism & Leisure

TUI Norway AS

New name, same smile
The TUI Group is the largest leisure, travel and tourism company in the world. It owns travel agencies, hotels, airlines, cruise ships and retail stores as well as nine tour operators based in Europe and Scandinavia. One of these was Star Tour AS in Norway, which was responsible for serving customers in the entire Norwegian market. Having been part of the TUI Group since 2000, the company changed its name to TUI Norway on 1 November 2016. The Norwegian arm is a leader within the group in terms of its use of digital technology. In the Scandinavian market, 80% of all bookings are made online or via mobile phone apps.


Constructa Entreprenør AS

Until the customer has the key
Completing a major construction project on time, within budget and in the right quality cannot be taken for granted. Yet it is exactly this combination that is achieved by Constructa Entreprenør AS in every job. The Norwegian civil engineering experts are proud of taking care of everything from the start until the customer has the key. And as a local business focused on the Bergen region on the west coast of Norway, the privately owned, independent company is unrivalled in making fast decisions and adapting to individual customer needs.

Energy & Environmental Engineering

PolyTech A/S

Harnessing the wind
The wind has been used by humans as a source of power and mobility since people unfurled the first sail. Today, the most common way people gain benefit from the wind is through wind turbines. Wind power, as an alternative to fossil fuels, is plentiful, renewable, widely distributed, clean, produces no greenhouse gases, takes up little land and consumes no water. With such a host of benefits and very few drawbacks, it is easy to see why wind energy is so sought after. PolyTech A/S, headquartered in Bramming, Denmark, offers its clients tailored solutions within the wind industry.

Materials & Materials Processing

Skamol A/S

Keeping the heat in
In the fight against global warming, reducing CO2 emissions is seen as the first line of attack. By improving the efficiency of heating applications, thermal insulation has an important role to play. Skamol A/S in Denmark specializes in the development, manufacture and sale of thermal insulating materials for heat intensive industries, passive fire protection, fireplace enclosures and mould prevention. Since being taken over by a Nordic hedge fund in 2012, it has experienced rapid growth. At the beginning of November, work started on the construction of a new calcium silicate manufacturing plant in Poland that will help it achieve even greater growth in the coming years.


TestHuset A/S

Software QA finds its niche
High-quality IT solutions are integral to almost every business operation. Without effective IT, it is almost impossible for a company to develop its business, increase its market share or create value for its clients. Consequently, there are millions of developers across the world working on innovative software to meet every challenge. Software testing and quality assurance (QA) by experienced professionals, however, is still a niche market, one that TestHuset A/S has been leading in Denmark for the past ten years.

Trade & Consumer Goods

Telesteps AB

Standing on safety and quality
More accidents happen in the home than anywhere else and about 6,000 people die each year as a result. Many of these incidents occur when people are doing general home maintenance with ladders. This is why it is extremely important not only to use ladders correctly, but to make sure you own a ladder that is one of the safest on the market. Telesteps AB, headquartered in Sweden, offers a safe, durable and reliable ladder for the home and office. The company refuses to compromise on safety and quality because it knows how important it is to sell a product people can depend on.

Health & Medical Industry

SHL Group AB

Making people’s life easier – with connected drug delivery solutions
The pharmaceutical market has always been highly competitive and subject to continuous innovations and new developments. To stay at the forefront of the market, the players always had to invest much in the development of new drugs and therapies. Today, they face a new challenge. ‘Connectivity’ and ‘Digital Health’ are new key-words in the industry. The SHL (Scandinavian Health LTD) Group, based in Nacka Strand, Sweden, is the world’s largest privately-owned designer, developer and manufacturer of advanced drug delivery systems. ‘To make people’s life easier’ is the mission of the business. Nicholas Heaton, Executive Director Business Development Europe, is confi dent, that the company’s connected drug delivery solutions will set a new standard in the market and offer the patients an unprecendented level of convenience and easy handling.

Industrial Supplies

Borgestad Fabrikker AS

Complete refractory solutions
Where there is high heat, there is refractory material. Refractory materials must be chemically and physically stable at high temperatures. Without refractories, furnaces, kilns, incinerators and reactors could not run. Since these materials play such an important role in so many industries and applications, it is important that they are made right. Borgestad Fabrikker AS, part of Borgestad Industries, is the industrial arm of the family and is dedicated to providing its customers with comprehensive refractory coverage and greater productivity.

Transport & Logistics

Dennis Maritime Oy Ltd

The best service in shipping
Whether a business ships products by land, sea or air, logistics can be a nightmare if handled inefficiently. This is especially true when products have to move in more challenging environments. Dennis Maritime Oy Ltd, based in Finland, helps its customers ship by sea as hassle-free as possible.

Energy & Environmental Engineering

Finelcomp Oy

Powerful enclosures
Many businesses are powered by electricity due to its cost effectiveness and reduced environmental impact over traditional fossil fuel sources. Electricity can be awe-inspiring and extremely useful, but it can also be highly dangerous if not handled correctly. This is why having a high-quality electric distribution enclosure system is vital to the safety of employees and the bottom line of the company. Finelcomp Oy, headquartered in Outokumpu, Finland, supplies top-rated enclosure systems to its clients.

European Business


In this issue: Gleeds France SAS – Your partner for your building / D. Carnegie & Co AB – Refurbishment formula for safer suburbs / SLM Solutions Group AG – True child of digitization / Hast Retail, s.r.o. – Shopfitting as art / Hyundai WIA Europe GmbH – Banging the drum for Korean machine tools

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