Mectalent reinforces its engineering and design competence with a business acquisition
Mectalent, the expert company in precision mechanics and demanding component manufacturing based in Oulu, Finland, has made another investment to further expand its range of expertise. In a recent transaction, the design and engineering company Conseptas Oy, a Mectalent subsidiary, acquired the business of NextCode Oy.
NextCode Oy specializes in the development of electronics and software products, focusing on customer segments in the automation, medical and telecommunications industries, among others. The company’s expertise will complement the offering of Conseptas, which already features product design, product development, mechanical engineering and industrial design.
“We serve our customers internationally as a specialist partner from planning to production, relying on our wide-ranging competencies and high-quality service provision. Through the acquisition, we gain a lot more expertise particularly in electronic engineering and embedded software design. In the future, we will be able to provide our customers with ever more comprehensive concepts as a one-stop offering,” says Tapio Harila, CEO of Mectalent.
The employees of NextCode will become part of Conseptas’ staff, and NextCode’s Managing Director Ari Hakkarainen will head the electronics and software business unit of Conseptas. With its business hereby expanding, Conseptas will need to recruit more people in times ahead. Particularly electronics and software designers as well as experienced mechanical engineers will be in demand.
CEO, Conseptas Oy
Managing Director, NextCode Oy
About Mectalent Oy
Mectalent Oy is a company of top experts in engineering, component manufacturing and precision mechanics. We operate in the fields of new technologies, medicine and security mechanics, among others, focusing on design and engineering, method development, component manufacturing, precision mechanics, security mechanics, monitoring mechanics, surgical equipment and implants. Mectalent’s 2019 net sales will exceed EUR 10 million. Our staff of over 80 persons consists of experts in medicine, chemistry and biomaterials. Mectalent is part of the COR Group, a Finnish corporate group.
About Conseptas Oy
Conseptas Oy, a Mectalent subsidiary, specializes in product design, product development, mechanical engineering and industrial design. Its operational focus is on design, engineering and development of electromechanical consumer products, IoT devices, medical devices and B2B industrial products. The company’s 2019 net sales are estimated at over EUR 1 million. Conseptas Oy has a staff of about 10 technology specialists.
About NextCode Oy
NextCode Oy is an expert company in smart technology solutions, focusing on development of electronics and software products, including product modernizations and life cycle management. The company’s 2019 net sales are estimated at EUR 1 million. NextCode Oy has a staff of about 10 specialists in the field, working in Helsinki and Oulu.