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New record for the Children’s Golf – 1,5 MSEK to the children at Queen Silvia’s Child Hospital in Gothenburg

Press Release   •   Jun 05, 2013 10:39 CEST

The event is the largest
charity golf in Sweden is arranged by the Foundation
for Queen Silvia’s Child Hospital in Gothenburg with the aim to make life
easier for the children and to foster the recovery by offering a good and
stimulating environment during their stay at the hospital.

Besides the Children’s Golf
ambassadors, Carin Koch, Johan Edfors and Linda Wessberg, the Danish PGA-star
Thomas Bjørn, HRH
Princess Birgitta and a number of
celebrities from the sports and media world participated. 

– From the foundation we
would like to raise a big thank you for a fantastic day at Hills Golf Club. Through
the strong contribution of all involved, we managed to raise more than 1,5 MSEK
, which is exceptionally good and welcome money. In addition, we have a number
of objects that we are going to sell at internet auction. When all is sold, I
hope that we will reach the fund raising target of 2 MSEK. The money is ear
marked to finance healing rooms with a jungle theme. These rooms are specially
designed to create a good and relaxing environment for the children and their
parents when visiting the hospital, says Tomas Gedda, head of the Foundation for
Queen Silvia’s Child Hospital.

As in the previous year,
FlexLink contributed as main sponsor of the event.

– For all of us at FlexLink,
the engagement in the Children’s Golf is very stimulating. It feels good to
contribute to a positive environment for the children and their parents. This
activity is a part of our sustainability program and besides the financial
commitment of the company, many of our employees contributed in the activities
on a voluntary basis, comments Mattias Perjos, FlexLink’s CEO.


FlexLink Group

Mattias Perjos
CEO, FlexLink
+46 31 3371626

Klas Ålander
Corporate Communications, FlexLink
+46 31 337 2499

FlexLink is a leading provider of production logistics products and solutions – giving improved
production efficiency to industry. Headquartered in Göteborg, Sweden, FlexLink operates sales units in 24 countries and is represented in more than 60. In 2012, FlexLink had 770 employees and the group turnover was 1,603 million SEK.

FlexLink is part of the Coesia, an innovation based Group consisting of 13 companies specialized in automated machinery and industrial process solutions. In 2012, the Coesia Group had a
turnover of 1,370 M€ (pro-forma) and 5,500 employees.


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