PLS acquires 100% of Norfrig specialising in FRC deepfreeze truck bodies

Thursday, 17 March , 2016

PLS & Sala Kaross AB, Rydaholm, Sweden has acquired Norfrig Sverige AB, including its subsidiary Norfrig, with total revenues of SEK 145 million. Norfrig was until the acquisition by PLS family owned. The company develops, markets, sells, and produces truck bodies for temperature-­controlled transport of goods. Norfrig also runs service shops in Tomellila and Malmö in the South   of Sweden, and Örbero, 2 hours drive west of Stockholm.

PLS & Sala Kaross AB is part of a Nordic group of leading truck body builders, Nordic Truck Bodies, NTB, which in turn form a business area within the Inducore Group. NTB, as well as Inducore, strengthens its position as one of the leading Swedish truck body builders through the acquisition of Norfrig.

“We take one step forward and strengthen our position as a supplier of complete solutions of truck bodies, thanks to the acquisition of Norfrig” says Mr. Roger Åström, Managing Director, PLS & Sala Kaross. Mr. Åström continues: “Norfrig’s know-­how and experience, plus their strong customer base brings additional strengths to us. Their long term strategy and strong brand in the area of temperature-­controlled transport will also contribute to our joint success”.

“It has not been an easy decision for us to decide whether or not to sell” says Mr. Mikael Nilsson, Charmain, Norfrig Sweden AB. Mr. Nilsson continues: “We see great opportunities with PLS and Inducore as our new owners and we believe the decision to sell will be beneficial to all stakeholders”. Mr. Lars-­Henry Andersson, Managing Director of Norfrig Sweden AB adds: “We will be able to develop our offering faster and widen the customer base together with PLS, and we will become really strong together!”

For more information, please contact:
Roger Åström, Managing Direcctor, PLS & Sala Kaross AB, +46 472 259 26;
Lars-Henry Andersson, Managing Director, Norfrig Sverige AB, +46 70 58 678 52.

“Inducore is a Swedish industrial group active in the areas of truck bodies, systems solutions, and component manufacturing. To create the best results for all its customers, the Group strives for solutions with high quality and reliability, achieved through a culture characterized by entrepreneurship, efficiency, and long-­term thinking. The Group is established in many locations throughout Sweden and has activities also in China and Poland. Group wide revenues amount to SEK 1 200 million, with 650 employees. Please refer to www.inducore.se for further details.”