Öström, Strategic Sourcing Manager Patrik Sjölander and Head of Production and Sourcing Carina Osmund from Climeon visited Arnon’s annual Technical Seminar in Tampere in March 2019. It was a perfect time to take a look at the beginning of the co-operation.
Only one year earlier the company had decided that despite having good suppliers in Sweden, they were in need of a partner with technical know-how and ability to scale. Inquiries in the company’s network suggested that Arnon could help Climeon on its path.
“The key moment, when I thought that Arnon would be the right partner for us, was when I was having dinner with the company’s senior management for the first time and I noticed how well they had researched Climeon and our technology,” Sjölander reminisces. “And from the beginning, the co-operation with Arnon has been close and very frank. Transparency in discussions has been crucial.”
“We are really happy we chose to work with Arnon. They have exactly what we need – scalability, knowledge, field experience, design capability. But the most important part is that they want it. To achieve the goals we have, you need to be very interested and very ambitious,” Thomas Öström sums.
The companies also share a passion for sustainability, and that is elementary for Climeon in choosing partners.
“We have received a number of awards during these years,” Carina Osmund says. “For example, we were named a Climate Solver by the World Wildlife Fund in 2016 and that makes us really proud. We all feel privileged to use our working hours to create something that has the potential to make a real difference.”