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BIS Production Partner enters into NOK 137 million agreement with EDB


Oslo - BIS Production Partner has signed a frame agreement and delivery agreements covering six different IT service areas. The contract runs to end 2015, and represents total contract value of NOK 137 million.

BIS Production Partner, a company in the Bilfinger Berger Industrial Services AG, is continuing its collaboration with EDB by entering into a new 5-year agreement including a frame agreement and delivery agreements covering main deliveries as Site IT Services, Connectivity, Collaboration, SAP Application Management, Hosting and Help Desk.

BIS Production Partner will convert from existing Metro platform to the EDB desktop solution SKALA7 for all their 900 PC’s. Cost efficiency will be a main area of focus in the next 5 years.

“The new contract will continue to reduce BIS Production Partners operating costs, contribute to increase the business productivity, and will support our growth ambitions” says Jon Helge Helgerud, CFO in BIS Production Partner.

We are very satisfied to be able to continue and build further on a broadly-based partnership and close collaboration. This agreement shows how EDB can support the growing requirements for flexible and advanced IT support, helping customers to achieve their objectives by delivering an extensive range of IT services, says Lars-Erik Johannesen, Executive Vice President, Public Sector and Industry.

About EDB
EDB Business Partner is one of the leading vendors of IT services in the Nordic region, with almost 6,000 employees and annual turnover of around NOK 7.5 billion in 2009. The company has almost 50 years’ successful experience of delivering business-critical solutions to customers in both the private sector and the public sector. EDB aims to be a close and attentive partner that leverages its deep industry knowledge and international capabilities to help its customers realise the full potential of IT.

EDB Business Partner ASA is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange with the ticker code EDBASA. See for further information.

About BIS Production Partner
BIS Production Partner is a company in the Bilfinger Berger Industrial Services AG. BIS Production Partner is a multi-trade supplier of industrial maintenance, project management & engineering, workshop manufacturing, and industrial masonry. They are consultants for the process-industry and energy producers in the Nordic Region. BIS Production Partner had in 2009 sales of 2 billion Norwegian Kroner, and at the moment they have 2300 employees. There are 17 locations in Norway, and 9 in Sweden. BIS Production Partner will be established in Finland, Iceland and Denmark in the future and they have ambitions to be the leading company in Nordic Region within their line of business.


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