ViaCon Group with its parent company, ViaCon Group AB (publ), is owned by RI Holding AS, Oslo, with corporate identity number 923 991 484, being a part of SRH BridgeCo Group. ViaCon’s ultimate owner is FSN Capital V and FSN Capital Bridge Co-Investment.
The Group was founded in 1986 in Sweden and Norway. ViaCon is a leading provider in the European market with a focus on production and technical sales of flexible corrugated steel structures and plastic pipes used to build Bridges & Culverts, GeoTechnical- and StormWater Solutions. ViaCon offers innovative, competitive and sustainable solutions
During the year, the company appointed a number of key people at the new head office in Nya Hovås, Gothenburg, Sweden.
2020 has been a special year given the prevalence and impact of the Covid-19 pandemic worldwide. The development of the pandemic has had far-reaching consequences for many industries. Global challenges require new business models. However, general demand is governed by a number of factors and for ViaCon, 2020 has been one of the best years in history. ViaCon took a big step forward in 2020, a year that started strong commercially thanks to the mild weather, but which has developed stronger as the new strategic direction started to pay-off. The business has been refined and the separation process from Saferoad has been completed. Within Saferoad Group ViaCon was a division, but now ViaCon is an independent entity and a Group with a clear agenda for the future.
ViaCon wants to be in a leading position in its key markets and be highly appreciated and respected for the technical competence and solutions.
Europe, and in particular Central & Northern Europe, is ViaCon’s home market. ViaCon acts also in other markets and thus opportunities will be handled on an opportunity basis. ViaCon currently has no ambitions to go global but would like to strengthen the position into Western Europe.
Focus on sustainability implies that ViaCon wants to differentiate the product offerings to provide highly profitable solutions and supporting our customers’ demand for sustainable and environmentally friendly solutions.
Applying the Group’s high technical competence in ViaCon’s solutions is the key to differentiate and build sustainable competitiveness.
Global challenges require new business models, the world is changing and ViaCon with it. Programs and plans for future growth and profitability, were prepared in 2020. The work has resulted in a revised vision and business concept where the strategic priorities are clear. Through a new organisational structure for the Group consisting of three business units and a consolidated operations function that were introduced in the beginning of 2021, ViaCon has a strong legacy to build on.
The ambition for ViaCon is to reach a strong position with good profitability in the European market. Through the strategic priorities, ViaCon will grow the business within “Bridges & Culverts Solutions”, improve profitability within “GeoTechnical Solutions” and build the business within “StormWater Solutions”. Profitability will also be strengthened by working uniformly towards the same goal and by increasing production efficiency through the new operations function. ViaCon will thus become a stronger partner for all its stakeholders in society and overall, the company will advance its positions in terms of future solutions in each segment.
ViaCon has always had strong focus on aiming to identify the customer’s needs and providing optimal and innovative solutions for each project. We believe the goal to a successful end result is derived from understanding the needs of the customer, providing our high technical experience and high quality products as well as finding the optimal solutions for each project.
ViaCon Group has more than 35 years of experience in applying its own produced products as well as the highest quality products from carefully chosen long-term partners. ViaCon constantly works to develop the product offerings to be able to provide added value to its customers.