Sws, company specializing in the design of tunnels and underground works, joins Systra, global engineering and consulting group specializing in public transport and mobility solutions based in Paris.
Sws with a team of 240 people throughout Italy, between Trento, Turin and Rome, and abroad, becomes Systra Sws, subsidiary of the Systra group. The group explains in a note that the merger focuses on Systra’s leadership in global solutions for the public transport sector and for mobility and on SWS’s expertise in tunnel design, and aims to create a European champion in complex infrastructures equipped with a ” wide range of services for individuals, operators and contractors.
The combination of Sws and Systra offers turnkey services for transportation projects. For contractors customized services, to increase the competitiveness of projects in terms of deadlines, costs and sustainability, satisfying the needs of the end customer and users, whose ecological awareness has become a priority, as well as the rigorous safety criteria. Systra, a leading player in the field of transport solutions, therefore enriches its portfolio of skills and accelerates its growth.
Furthermore, with the acquisition, the Group expands its presence in Italy, a key market in which it has been operating for 20 years, through its subsidiary Systra-Sotecni, and to access new markets, in particular in Europe, where Sws has acquired a solid reputation with its customers.
Paolo Mazzalai, president of Systra Sws, commented: “Many engineers from the two companies have collaborated in the past and I know we share the same approach of technical excellence. Combine is strength and our teams will offer exceptional expertise to customers, ensuring the success of the their projects and the constant will to remain technologically advanced “.
Jean-Charles Vollery, Systra’s Chief Operating Officer, added: “Our clients will benefit from strengthened expertise by partnering with a specialist in the tunnel engineering sector. Systra Sws will become a point of reference for our global center of engineering. excellence in bridge and tunnel engineering. Our mission is to provide service on a global scale by mobilizing the best experts of the group around the world. ”