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August 14, 2018

Kährs Group to acquire Swedish flooring distributor

Kährs Group to acquire Swedish flooring distributor

Kährs Group has acquired Swedish flooring distributor Ehrenborg & Co. The takeover has been carried out with immediate effect.

Ehrenborg is a leader in the Swedish flooring market for public areas. The company also operates in the rest of the Nordic countries as well as in several export markets.

Through the acquisition of Ehrenborg, Kährs Group is expected to strengthen its sales and distribution to customers in commercial projects and broadens its product portfolio with new products in project sales.

The companies have been cooperating for a long time as Ehrenborg is responsible for the sales of Upofloor, Kährs Group’s brand for resilient flooring, in the Scandinavian market.

Christer Persson, President and CEO of Kährs Group, commented:

“We are very pleased that Ehrenborg now becomes part of Kährs Group. By integrating distribution, we add valuable expertise and experience as well as new interesting product groups, all in line with our aim to develop project sales.”

About Kährs Holding:

The company is a leading flooring manufacturer in hardwood and resilient flooring with a number of strong brands in its product portfolio, including Kährs, Karelia and Upofloor. Kährs Group, which delivers products to more than 70 countries, is a market leader in Sweden, Finland, Norway and Russia and holds a strong position in other key markets, such as the UK and Germany. The Group has approximately 1,600 employees and annual sales of EUR 300 million.



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