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Unisport’s focus is to strengthen the public health in the Nordic countries

Press Release   •   Aug 30, 2017 07:50 GMT

It is never too late to start training. A 55-year-old who just started to spend 35 minutes a day on physical activity will live an average of five years longer and will change eight sick years into healthy ones, according to the Norwegian Directorate of Health.

­– Our main focus is now to make children and adults more active in order to strengthen the public health in the Nordic countries, comments Mikko Kilpeläinen, CEO of Unisport.

­– By building in fun experiences in our facilities/equipment, we get more people using them and more movement for people, leading to better health and more happiness in the society as a whole, Mikko Kilpeläinen adds.

– Unisport is a one stop shop who provide the best conditions for both top athletes and people who want to keep fit, regardless of age. We offer our customers a complete product range and comprehensive service concepts for indoor and outdoor sports, including facilities for the spectators, says Mikko Kilpeläinen.

It has now been a year since Unisport-Saltex Oy and Kerko Group Oy joined forces. All companies will from now on work under the brand name Unisport. We are the market leader in sports and exercise facility services in the Nordics.

CEO Mikko Kilpeläinen comments on the new brand name:

– Unisport is a perfect name for us. The name says something about the industry we work in and that we now are united. Our vision is a healthier society. We make people move by providing them with the best possible sport facilities and venues in both recreational and professional sports.

Unisport-Saltex Oy with its subsidiaries, is the market leader in sports and exercise facility services in the Nordics and has growth prospects in Northern Europe. It has turnover of 125 million euros and 300 employees in 8 countries. The head office is located in Helsinki. The aim is to reach a significant growth in sales and to become a leading North European one-stop service partner whose sports facility concepts provide attractive sports facilities that make people move.

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