Ensto has signed an agreement with Belgian family company Schréder Group about outdoor lighting sales in Finland and Estonia. This agreement supports Ensto's strategy to concentrate on energy efficiency and sustainability. Agreement will enlarge Ensto's offering in street and road lighting.
Schréder Group is founded in 1906 in Belgium and it is an international family company like Ensto. Since 2016 Scandinavia, Finland and The Baltics belong to the responsibility of Schréder Polska, led by General Manager Krzysztof Durzyński.
Street and road lighting
Schréder's lighting portfolio supports Ensto's target to grow as an expert in light in home- and export markets in the coming years. Street and road lighting business keeps on growing fast, driven by wide renewals when moving from traditional light sources to LED portfolio.
Support from Utility Network business
Moving into an area of street and road lighting is a natural move as Ensto wants to grow and offer solutions to power grid development where Ensto Utility Network –business unit has been strong for decades. Ensto's contacts, experience and knowledge in electricity distribution business support the targets also in lighting business.
Market leader in 2020
Ensto's target is to be market leader in street and road lighting in Finland and Estonia by 2020. Ensto is already number one in residential lighting and on a podium position in other product areas. Street and road lighting will be one of the focus areas as this cooperation starts and new projects will be delivered already this year.
Ensto Lighting forms a new sales team to focus on outdoor lighting in January 2017. The new team will be led by Mr. Jukka Tuovinen, who is appointed as a sales director for outdoor lighting, starting on January 23rd. Jukka has a long experience in outdoor lighting and he's been working for Philips and now moving to Ensto from Osram's sales manager position. Jukka is an appreciated and known expert in light and he has executed many high-profile projects in Finland and Estonia.
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Ensto is a family business and an international cleantech company specializing in the development, manufacture and marketing of electrical systems and supplies for the distribution of electrical power as well as electrical applications. We are committed to lasting sustainable development and our goal is to be the world’s leading company in green energy efficiency and distribution. Our products, manufactured in seven different countries, are environmentally friendly, energy efficient and leave a minimum carbon footprint.
Established by Ensio Miettinen in 1958, we are a family business with 1,600 employees in Europe and Asia. The company’s turnover is 263 million euros. Ensto has three key business units: Ensto Electrification, Ensto Lighting and Ensto Utility Networks. In addition, Ensto has a distinct business: Chago, focusing on electric vehicle charging solutions.
Schréder is an international lighting group, specializing in outdoor lighting including tele management for smart cities and is represented in 33 countries. Since its founding in Belgium in 1906, Schréder has acquired know-how and technical expertise for a wide range of products to become a market leader. Known for its superior photometric performance and quality, Schréder is the reference in lighting for roadway, urban, flood, industrial, tunnel lighting, tele management and special applications. Today, Schréder is proud to introduce a new LED approach for maximum performance and efficiency, building on our market leading portfolio of products.