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Vacon Oyj: Personnel negotiations concerning white-collar personnel of Vacon Plc in Finland completed

Vacon Plc, Stock Exchange Release,9 April 2015
at 8.00 a.m. (EET)

The personnel negotiations under the Finnish Act on Co-operation within
Undertakings concerning the tasks of Vacon's white-collar personnel in
Finland were completed on 8 April 2015.

During the negotiations the discussions covered the plan of a new
organizational structure and its possible impact on the tasks and conditions
of employment of some of Vacon's white-collar employees in Finland. The
company's objective is that the actions planned would not result in personnel

The invitation to the personnel negotiations was submitted to the
representatives of Vacon white-collar employees in Finland on 17 March 2015,
and the negotiations were commenced on 24 March 2015. The parties of the
negotiations resolved to complete the negotiations on 8 April 2015. The
negotiations related to the combining of the organizations of the AC drive
businesses of Vacon and Danfoss, and covered approximately 440 white-collar
employees in Finland.

Vacon employs approximately 800 people in Finland. The Danfoss Drives segment,
formed by the AC drives businesses of Vacon and Danfoss, employs around 5,000
people globally.


Further information:

* Vesa Laisi, President and CEO, Vacon Plc, phone +358 (0)40 8371 510,
* Sebastian Linko, Director, Corporate Communications and Investor Relations,
+358 (0)40 8371 634, sebastian.linko(at)

Vacon in brief

Vacon is driven by a passion to develop, manufacture and sell the best AC
drives and inverters in the world - and provide customers with efficient
product lifecycle services. Our AC drives offer optimum process control and
energy efficiency for electric motors. Vacon inverters play a key role when
energy is produced from renewable sources. Vacon has production and R&D
facilities in Europe, Asia and North America, and sales offices in 32
countries. Further, Vacon has sales representatives and service partners in
nearly 90 countries. In 2014, Vacon's revenues amounted to EUR 409.4 million,
and the company employed globally approximately 1,600 people. The shares of
Vacon Plc (VAC1V) are quoted on the main list of the Helsinki stock exchange
(NASDAQ OMX Helsinki). Vacon is part of Danfoss Group.

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Source: Vacon Oyj via Globenewswire


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