Buen Gruppen AS, well known cabin supplier, had its annual Partner conference in Tallinn
07. February 2014

On Thursday, 6th February, Nordic Houses OÜ, one of the leading exporters of Estonian wooden houses, hosted the Buen Gruppen AS’ annual Partner meeting in Tallinn. It was 10 partner companies from Norway who participated in the whole day conference at Nordic Hotel Forum. 

„It’s important to have this annual meeting in Estonia, because we have been focusing on the process of quality improving, product development and production, which takes place in Estonia,“ said Gunnar Aarhus, managing director of Buen Gruppen. „Certification ISO9001 of Nordic Houses in 2013 has also been part of the process.“

„Cabin market is still strong and stable in Norway. We are re-structuring our business in order to be more efficient in whole process from developing cabin areas to delivering turnkey solutions. Buen Gruppen has raised a goal to achieve 10 % of segment marketshare in Norway during 2 years. It’s a challenge, but we are taking important steps toward our goals.“

Ambassador of Norway Lise Kleven Grevstad, who participated in the conference, was glad to note the good cooperation between the Estonian and Norwegian companies within the Buen Gruppen. “Estonians and Norwegians have a similar mindset and this lays a good foundation for the successful partnerships,” said the ambassador.

Last year the Kingdom of Norway was given the honorary title „Friend of Timber House“ granted by the Estonian Woodhouse Association to individuals and organizations for promoting the production, development and export of Estonian timber houses. Norway is the main destination market for Estonian wooden house producers. During the first 11 months of 2013 the export volume to Norway was nearly 80 million euros, which is ten percent more than same period in 2012.

Nordic Houses group's principal activity is design, production and construction of timber frame houses. Its main objective is to promote the enjoyment of life through Nordic way of living throughout the whole value chain. The company's customers are mainly distributors in Scandinavia and Central Europe. Nordic Houses is a member of the Estonian Wooden Houses Association, Estonian Wooden Houses cluster and the Norwegian-Estonian Chamber of Commerce.

Buen Gruppen AS is a Norwegian-Estonian joint venture (Moen Design AS, Norway and Nordic Houses OÜ, Estonia) that through our wide dealer network (BuenPartners) delivering cabins both to the mountains and the coastal areas. During last 12 years the group has delivered over 1600 cabins and has a goal to construct 140 new cabins in Norway during 2014.

Additional information:

Argo Saul, Nordic Houses OÜ, Chairman of Management Board

E-mail: argo@houses.ee

Mob: +372 507 6680