Delete acquires three industrial cleaning and sewer services companies, continuing its growth as the leading actor in its field in the Nordic countries

Delete, a leading environmental full-service provider, has acquired the industrial cleaning and sewer service companies: Uudenmaan Erikoispuhdistus Oy, T&K Karppanen Oy and Kaivopumppu M Kulmala Oy with its subsidiaries. The seller is Porvoon Huoltomiehet Oy. This strategic acquisition aims to strengthen Delete’s position as the leading provider of environmental services in the Nordic countries. 

Mr. Jussi Niemelä, CEO of the Delete Group, comments on the acquisition:

“Delete’s strategic goal is to be our customers’ first choice when deciding on the provider of environmental services in the Nordic countries. This acquisition supports our strategic growth as a leading Nordic provider of industrial cleaning, sewer and environmental services, in particular. Furthermore, as a result of this acquisition, our resources in industrial cleaning are now significant on the Nordic level, also.”

As a result of over 30 successful acquisitions and organic growth in Finland and Sweden, Delete is currently the leading provider of environmental services. The concluded acquisition is one of the largest acquisitions supporting the industrial cleaning services in Delete’s history. With the acquisition, Delete gains an addition of 120 professionals in the field of industrial cleaning and sewer services. The estimated total net sales of the acquired companies for 2017 is close to EUR 20 million with healthy profitability.

The parties have agreed not to disclose the acquisition price.

Uudenmaan Erikoispuhdistus Oy and T&K Karppanen Oy, specifically, contribute to Delete’s offering in the field of industrial cleaning, which is extended and strengthened by the acquisition.

Kaivopumppu M Kulmala Oy operates in the Pirkanmaa region and, in addition to securing Delete with a regional stronghold in providing sewer services in an area where the outlook for construction is positive and growing, the acquisition includes an extensive fleet of machinery and equipment and a range of skills and experience in sewer services.

Planning of the operative and integration procedures has been initiated, and the integration process will result in the integration of the acquired companies into Delete.

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For more information, please contact:

Jussi Niemelä, CEO, Delete Group Oy, tel. +358 400 462 696,

Ville Mannola, CFO, Delete Group Oy, tel. +358 400 357 767,


Delete is a leading environmental full-service provider in Finland and Sweden offering demolition, industrial cleaning, property, recycling and waste processing services to actors in the industrial, construction and property sectors. The Group is headquartered in Helsinki and employs approx. 1,000 professionals in over 30 locations in Finland and Sweden. In 2016, Delete’s net sales totaled EUR 179.7 million.