The Services business area consists of service companies with strong positions in specific B2B niches. Subsegments include:
- Engineering services
- Digital services
Services comprises 23 business units with a total of 1,480 employees and accounted for 41 percent of sales at the end of the second quarter of 2020.
The Industry business area encompasses traditional industrial companies in heavy or medium-heavy industry, serial production and automation, and is divided into the following segments:
- Industrial technology
- Automation Systems
- Environmental Solutions
The Industry business area consists of 20 business units with a total of 1,074 employees and accounted for 29% of group sales at the end of the second quarter of 2020.
The Trade business area comprises companies with strong brands in their respective markets, with the largest subsegment consisting of distributors and wholesalers with both their own and external brands. Trade is divided into the following segments:
- Hair and Beaty
- Home and Leisure
- Workwear, Equipment and Machinery
Trade covers 14 business units with a total of 618 employees and accounted for 30% of group sales at the end of the second quarter of 2020.