Etteplan's China operations get a boost from new clients and services on the growing market Press release - Published: 12.10.2011 - 06:45:00 Back to Releases - Etteplan’s market knowledge and expertise in China help companies entering the Chinese market improve competitiveness and lower entry risks Etteplan’s, specialist in industrial equipment engineering and technical product information services, business and offering has been strengthened in China due to new clients and services. Etteplan’s growth In China is further accelerated by companies’ need to increase cost efficiency as well by the immense market potential of the country. The cleantech market is growing fastest in China and there are billions of euros to be invested in the development of energy efficient products and environmentally friendly solutions. Etteplan has been involved in the development of Green Tower Kunshan, an industrial park located in Kunshan, China. Green Tower Kunshan provides in addition to the traditional infrastructure business critical expert services to get the starting operations of cleantech companies up to speed. Lack of competent local workforce with advanced engineering skills is a big challenge for product and equipment manufacturers establishing operations in China. To meet this challenge, Etteplan has developed a Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) service to help clients ease personnel shortage and accelerate technology transfer. More and more Etteplan’s clients are taking advantage of Etteplan’s market knowledge and expertise in China. For instance, a significant part of one of Husqvarna’s, Etteplan’s client since 2000, latest project orders on mechanical engineering will be carried out by Etteplan China. Etteplan has established operations in China since 2004 and provides engineering services and technical product information solutions to some 70 local and foreign clients. Etteplan is the largest Nordic engineering company in China and the only one to offer also training and technology transfer services locally. More information: Juha NäkkiVP Etteplan OperationsEtteplan OyjTel: +358 400 6063 72 Leena PiponiusCommunications ManagerEtteplan OyjTel: +358 40 587 2757 www.etteplan.com Etteplan is a specialist in industrial equipment engineering and technical product information solutions and services. Etteplan’s engineering expertise and service products cover the entire life cycle of the client’s products. Our customers are global leaders in their fields and operate in areas like the automotive, aerospace and defense industries as well as the electricity generation and power transmission sectors, and material flow management. Etteplan has comprehensive competence in electronics and embedded systems development, automation and electrical design, mechanical design and technical product information solutions and services. In 2010, Etteplan had turnover of EUR 104.8 million. The company currently has approximately 1,600 experts in Finland, Sweden, and China. Etteplan's shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd under the ETT1V ticker.