Beijer Alma commits to reach sustainability objectives in line with the Paris Agreement

The SBTi is a partnership between CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project), the United Nations Global Compact, World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). Science based targets show organizations how much and how quickly they need to
reduce their GHG emissions to prevent the worst effects of climate change.

Beijer Alma’s CEO, Henrik Perbeck, commented: “I am excited about this next step in our journey to reduce our carbon footprint as well as the impact of our products. We have made good progress in reducing our Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions and are now expanding this to Scope 3 through closer cooperation with customers and suppliers throughout the value chain.”

Recipients of Beijer Alma ́s Anders Wall scholarship 2022

This is the seventh time that Beijer Alma’s Anders Wall scholarships have been awarded. The scholarships are awarded to one or more employees who have shown initiative, commitment and contributed to improvements and possibilities for the Beijer Alma Group. The scholarship is worth SEK 50,000, to be used for continued skills development. This year, two individuals with great potential for continued development in the group were awarded scholarships. They receive SEK 25,000 each.

Mats Holm – Head of R&D at Swedish Microwave in Motala

“Innovative research and development leader with his sights set far in the future”
Mats Holm has worked in the satellite business since the early 1990s and started at Swedish Microwave in 2013 as Technical Development Manager. Mats has developed world-class products with innovative solutions. As a result, Swedish Microwave can now offer the market’s broadest product range, featuring products of the highest quality and reliability. Mats has shown great skill and patience when it comes to driving development projects forward to a finished product. Mats is a visionary who always wants to be at the forefront of new technology and is also a good mentor for the engineers of the future.

Adam Kempson, Coiling Team Leader – Lesjöfors Heavy Springs UK

”Fulfilling potential”
Adam’s phenomenal skill and speed have been critical to the success of the Cornwall plant. Today, he holds the title of ‘super-setter’ as his coil setting consistently tops the performance leader board for productivity. As the fastest trainee to come through the Cornwall CPD system, Adam has excelled at accomplishing new skills while also training and supporting others as part of a mentoring scheme. He is also on a management fast track path to achieve his goal of becoming an operational leader. A key team player, Adam is target driven and lives by his production output. This energy and mindset motivates everyone around him and his sincerity empowers all who work with him.

Recipients of Beijer Alma’s Anders Wall scholarship 2021

This is the sixth time that Beijer Alma’s Anders Wall scholarships have been awarded. The scholarships are awarded to one or more employees who have shown initiative, commitment and contributed to improvements and possibilities for the Beijer Alma Group. The scholarship is worth SEK 50,000, a sum that is to be used for continued skills development. This year, two individuals with great potential for continued development in the Group were awarded scholarships. They received SEK 25,000 each.

Tom Kerkhof – Operations Manager at Alcomex VIOD, Lesjöfors

“Respected and trusted leader who continuously improves Alcomex VIOD’s operations.”
Tom started as Production Manager at Alcomex HZ Solution in 2018 and moved to Alcomex VIOD in 2020 as Operations Manager. Tom is a trusted leader at Alcomex VIOD. Tom is a good listener, gives valuable feedback and coaches VIOD’s employees to make them better. He gives direction to the team and has brought a customer growth mindset to the organization. Tom always uses customer satisfaction as a starting point for all improvements. He has implemented a continuous improvement methodology plan for all functions, based on which the team is now preparing for the future. One example of an improvement has been the revision of the epoxy painting line. This has resulted in a 10- percent efficiency improvement while also reducing CO2 emissions by changing the lacquer baths to a more sustainable solution. Tom also plans to implement further improvements in the future as a respected leader within Alcomex VIOD.

Susan Bao – Sales Manager at Habia Cable China

“Dedicated sales manager with drive and business acumen.”
Susan Bao has been with Habia since 2002. She started in sales to the telecom market and contributed to building Habia’s position as a world leader in cables for base station antennas. In 2020, Susan was promoted to the role of Sales Manager Region China. Under her leadership, sales to industrial and marine customers have increased rapidly, which has contributed to Habia’s profitability in China. As Sales Manager, Susan still maintains a large number of accounts and has continued to be the top salesperson globally every year for the last five years. Susan’s greatest strengths are her drive, business acumen and dedication to both our customers and Habia as a whole. She is a valuable asset to the management team and Habia’s operations in China.