Orio AB, formerly Saab Automobile Parts AB, has signed a contract with Saab original spare parts for all existing Saab models. This secures that Orco can ensure the long-term availability of Saab's original Saab cars globally.
"This is a strategically important acquisition which safeguards the production of Saab original spare parts in the long term and ensured that we maintain our position as the sole supplier of Saab cars.
Jonas Tegström, CEO of Orio AB, says Saab owners, workshops and other customers all over the world are now assured of a supply of spare parts.
The purchase includes 12,500 tools for manufacturing spare parts for all existing Saab models. Orio previously had the right to use the tools, but has now taken over full ownership. The products are sourced from Saab Original parts. The suppliers have been informed about the change of ownership and production of spare parts.
Nevs and Orio AB already have a cooperation agreement concerning the distribution and support of cars produced by Nevs. Nevs wants to continue to use the Saab 9-3 and other future models.
"Saab Genuine Parts wants to be an important part of our business for many years to come and own the tools. More and more, "says Jonas Tegström.
Facts Orio AB:
- Saab Service Centers and Saab Parts Centers globally and so sell logistics and technical services.
- Number of employees in Sweden: Nyköping about 260, Trollhättan about 50. The company is headquartered in Nykoping.
- The company has subsidiaries in its 9 main markets in Europe and the USA.
- Number of employees in the subsidiary: about 55.
- Have been responsible for Saab Automobile Spare Parts Handling since the 1960s and are the sole distributor of the entire range of Saab Original Parts.
- Storage area: around 88 000 m².
- Storage: about 70 000 articles.
- Capacity: about 30 000 order lines / day.
- Shipment of 50 trucks distributed each day.
- The company is fully owned by the Swedish state.
- On November 13, 2013, the company changed its name from Saab Automobile Parts AB to Orio AB.