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Etteplan delivers Upgrade-Packages for CBRN-exploration vehicles to Federal Office of Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance in Germany

Press release – Published: 05.09.2016 11:00:00

Etteplan in Germany has received a significant order from the German Federal Office of Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance (Part of the Federal Ministry of Interior) to deliver measurement equipment and upgrade-packages of the measurement system used in CBRN-exploration vehicles to detect hazardous air particles, such as chemical, biological, radioactive and nuclear particles. The deliveries will be due during 2017-2018.

The order includes the hardware and software integration of the state-of-the-art ion-mobility spectrometer (IMS), photoionization detector (PID) and Global Positioning System (GPS) as well as the upgrading of the packages in the existing measurement equipment.

The software development work will be done by Etteplan’s experts in Sweden. Etteplan’s unit in Germany delivers the integration of the new measurement equipment, the documentation for installation, hardware and software, the logistics of the upgrade packages, installation, support and training.

Etteplan started business operations in Germany in January 2016 after it acquired the technical documentation business of arvato AG, a Bertelsmann Group company,  

– We are very pleased with our cooperation with the Germany Federal Office of Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance. Our success with customers in public sector is the best proof of Etteplan’s competence and professionalism, says Petri Ikonen, SVP, Technical documentation services at Etteplan.

Etteplan in brief

Etteplan’s services cover engineering, technical documentation, embedded systems and IoT solutions. Our customers are the world’s leading companies in the manufacturing industry. Our services are geared to improve the competitiveness of our customers’ products and engineering processes throughout the product life cycle. The results of Etteplan’s innovative engineering can be seen in numerous industrial solutions and everyday products. In 2015, Etteplan had turnover of EUR 141.1 million. The company has about 2,500 professionals in Finland, Sweden, the Netherlands, Germany, Poland and China. Etteplan's shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd under the ETT1V ticker.