Swedish steelmaker SSAB’s subsidiary Ruukki Construction has signed an agreement to acquire roof and wall profile manufacturer Poimukate. Poimukate, which manufactures roofing sheets, accessories and façade cladding products from steel, employs around 30 people and its sales in 2021 was approximately EUR 7 million. The acquisition supports Ruukki's complete roof solutions strategy and strengthens the company's services and products offered to customers across Finland.Poimukate, located in Joensuu, is one of Finland's oldest roof and wall profile manufacturers. The company, founded in 1958, manufactures steel roofing and roofing accessories as well as façade cladding. Poimukate will continue to operate under its own brand with the current management and staff. Ruukki Construction provides steel-based building products and services for walls and roofs for sustainable buildings. In Finland, we serve our customers regionally and have six Ruukki Express service centers across the country. In addition, we manufacture steel-based wall elements in Alajärvi and roofing products in Vimpeli. In Finland, Ruukki Construction employs about 370 people.