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Bona AB and Kunzle &Tasin in strategic alliance

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Bona AB, the experts in products for wooden floors and Kunzle & Tasin S.r.l. the market leader in production of sanding machines, have entered a strategic partnership.

- We will have the advantage of using the joint competences of both companies to develop machines that satisfy the specific needs and requirements of our customers as our companies have strengths that complement each other, say Kerstin Lindell, President and CEO at Bona and Alberto Biffignandi, President of Biffignandi S.p.A. (Italian company to which Kunzle & Tasin belongs):
• the market global leading position and presence in wood flooring sanding and finishing of Bona;
• the wide range of machines and flexible manufacturing organization of K&T;
• the long history and reputation (quality and reliability) of both companies.
The first step of this alliance is to offer to customers a broader product portfolio as Kunzle & Tasin will produce a combined range of Bona/K&T machines. Bona will sell the products through its global organization.
The new partnership also means that Bona will close its production facility in Sweden and transfer it to Kunzle & Tasin in Italy.
For more information:
Kerstin Lindell, President and CEO at Bona. Phone: +46 40 38 55 00.
Email: kerstin.lindell@bona.com
Alberto Biffignandi, President at Biffignandi S.p.A. Email: abiffi@siabiffi.com

Facts about Kunzle & Tasin (K&T)
K&T was founded in Italy in 1946. The head office and production facility is located in Cinisello Balsamo, north of Milan. K&T has a well established international distribution channels in more than 60 countries and offers their customers a full range of sanding machines. Since 2010 owned by Biffignandi S.p.A.
For more information: www.kunzletasin.com
Facts about Bona
Bona AB is a family owned company established in 1919. The headquarter is situated in Malmö, Sweden. Bona’s business concept is to provide products for installation, maintenance and renovation of wooden floors throughout its life span. Bona is the market leader in finishes and surface treatment with global sales and 18 subsidiaries. The group employs some 500 people worldwide and the turnover in 2012 was app. SEK 1,4 billion or 158 million Euros.