YKI and SP merge for strong expansion within the field of chemistry

On 1 January 2013, YKI, Institute for Surface Chemistry and its parent company, SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden, will merge.
We are looking at an
exciting future!
Together with SP's existing chemistry and materials business we form the group's biggest unit with 160 experts - almost half have a PhD degree. 

YKI + SP = So much more than surface chemistry

YKI has offered our customers innovation-driven applied research within surface and colloidal chemistry for nearly 50 years. We carry those years with a lot of history, competence and pride that we now bring with us into the next step - an exciting future within the SP Group.

This means we will be able to offer you a unique and broad competence within chemistry and materials technology that is hard to match in terms of product development and analyses.

You get:

  • A broader range of chemcial analyses and surface analyses
  • Possiblity to perform more complex projects
  • A stronger research portfolio
  • An extended network
  • Access to more than 1200 experts within the SP Group

We are now working to ensure that you as a client, principal or partner perceive noticeable benefits from the merger as early as the spring of 2013!



Marie Sjöberg
Phone: +46 10 516 6021
Monica Axell
Phone: +46 10 516 5519

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SP Chemistry, Materials and Surfaces, Box 5607, SE-114 86 Stockholm, Sweden Phone +46 10 516 5000, E-mail info@sp.se