Established in 1962, Thurne became a part of the Swedish publicly listed technology trading group Addtech, in 2019.

Addtech is a publicly listed Swedish technical solutions group, consists of approximately 140 independent companies. These entities specialize in offering high-tech products and solutions to customers, primarily in the manufacturing and infrastructure sectors, across around 20 countries. Thurne proudly stands among these companies.


For Addtech, sustainability is an integrated part of its operations. Addtech wants to be active in and contribute to the development of a more sustainable society and see that the transition generates business opportunities for all Addtech companies, Thurne included.

At Thurne, sustainability is not just a buzzword but a fundamental aspect of our core values. We take pride in fostering lasting relationships with both customers and suppliers.

Our business concept is all about creating superior value by offering process equipment, process systems, and related services to our clients. Rooted in our values and produced in collaboration with our suppliers, we are committed to ensuring we have the best partnerships in place. This allows us to provide our customers with state-of-the-art process solutions that enhance efficiency, safety, and sustainability.

Code of Conduct

Addtech supports the UN’s Agenda 2030, and our internal Code of Conduct, as well as our Code of Conduct for Suppliers are based on fundamental international conventions.

Whistleblower function

Here at Thurne, we’re all about keeping things open and ethical. We truly care about the well-being of everyone connected to our business. As a proud member of the Addtech Group since 2019, we’ve set up a Whistleblower service – it’s like a safe space where anyone can report anything that doesn’t align with our values and Code of Conduct. To make sure it’s totally confidential, we’ve teamed up with an external partner, Whistle B. Your voice matters to us.

Please use the provided link to access the external whistleblower site, which has been set up by Addtech. There, you will discover additional information and the option to select an alternative language. We’re utilizing this platform, which Addtech also employs, to ensure the confidentiality and transparency of our reporting process.

UN Agenda 2030

Global initiatives

Addtech supports the UN’s Agenda 2030 and the global goals are part of our evaluation of the positive as well as negative impact on sustainable development.

Thurne contributes positively to the development of the global goals by delivering technical solutions and products that are important for the transition towards more sustainable societies and industry.

The global goals where we have the greatest positive impact are:

  • Affordable and clean energy



    Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.

  • Industry, innovation and infrastructure



    Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation.

  • Good health and well-being



    Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.

The global goals where we have the greatest negative impact are:

  • Climate action



    Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts.

  • Decent work and economic growth



    Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.


A close and constructive dialogue is maintained between Addtech group and the companies, including Thurne. The Group supports companies within areas relating to acquisitions, business development, accounting, IT and data security, and in particular within sustainability. In our annual strategy process, we establish development plans, where we specify activities to advance our positions in important areas such as growth, profitability, digitalization, and sustainability. In this way, we experience both responsibility and freedom, and pursue our own clear activities and targets that reach our shared goals for 2030.

Addtech has measurable and time bounded goals in three focus areas, which clearly indicate our ambition and direction. For Addtech, it is important to build strong partnerships with various actors to secure development towards our 2030 goals, while also contributing to the development of global sustainability challenges. We perceive a continuous need to analyze risks and opportunities, linked to the area of sustainability, to support our companies in business development.


Annual Report

Since the financial year 2019/2020, Thurne Sustainability  Reporting has been integrated into the Addtech Annual Report. If you would like to find more information, please follow the link to Addtech Annual Report page.