Axel Johnson International acquires TMT. Malinen

Axel Johnson International acquires TMT. Malinen


Axel Johnson International acquires TMT. Malinen
TUE, JAN 09, 2018 15:00 CETAxel Johnson International’s Transport Solutions business group is strengthening its position in the Nordic market for commercial vehicle components by acquiring TMT. Malinen Oy, effective January 2. With EUR 13 million in sales, TMT. Malinen is the region’s market leading manufacturer and distributor of aluminium, steel, and plastics components and systems for the bodybuilder industry.

“Our ambition is to grow our presence in the transport market throughout Europe, and we look forward to doing that together with the TMT. Malinen team” says Erik Eklöv, Managing Director of Transport Solutions.  “TMT. Malinen offers a great complement to our existing vehicle components business and is a well-managed company that will fit well into our organisation.”

TMT. Malinen has a market presence in Finland, Sweden and Baltics plus some minor exports. Its headquarters are located in Lahti, Finland. The group has approximately 50 employees in three companies: TMT. Malinen Oy (Lahti), Trailerkomponenter AB (Mjölby) and TMT. Malinen Baltic Oü (Tallinn).

The company was established in 1958 by Toivo Malinen. Today, the second and third generations of the Malinen family are active in the company and will continue to lead the businesses going forward.


For further information, please contact:

Hans Glemstedt, Head of Strategy and M&A, Axel Johnson International,
+46 (0)8 453 77 41,

Erik Eklöv, Managing Director of Transportation Solutions, Axel Johnson International,
+46 (0)70 202 939,

Keijo Malinen, Managing Director of TMT Malinen,,
+358 (0)500 494 513


Viktor Skargren
Project Manager M&A, Strategy & Communication


Axel Johnson International is a privately owned Swedish industrial group of more than 90 companies in 25 countries, with combined annual sales of €750 million. We drive business development and growth through a long-term approach to ownership in strategic niche markets, primarily technical components and solutions for industrial processes. Axel Johnson International is organised in four business groups: Fluid Handling Solutions, Industrial Solutions, Lifting Solutions and Transport Solutions.

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