More UMB Team Power: ngworx and alphaTrust.ch Are Now Called UMB.

Cham, July 1, 2022 – The integration of ngworx and alphaTrust.ch has been completed on schedule. Thus, the merger of the BKW Building Solutions IT companies under the UMB brand is on track. The next step will be the integration of swisspro Solutions. As of January 1, 2023, UMB as a unified brand will employ approximately 800 colleagues. Teams and facilities will be bolstered in Basel, Bern, Biel, Chur, Frauenfeld, Geneva, Renens, Sion, Solothurn, St. Gallen, Volketswil, Urdorf, Zurich and Ticino, resulting in UMB being represented at 14 locations in Switzerland as well as in Madrid, Spain.

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Further expansion of the portfolio with a presence throughout Switzerland

The successful integration of ngworx in Zurich and alphaTrust.ch in Luterbach strengthens the areas of networking, communication & collaboration and establishes new strategic services. With their know-how, the newly integrated teams of experts will enhance the 360-degree all-round support of our customers.

 

UMB even more attractive for existing customers

By strengthening the existing teams and expanding its capabilities, UMB will become an even stronger partner for its existing customers on the path to digital transformation. Martin Gartmann, CEO of UMB, comments: «UMB will remain an independent company in the new constellation thanks to a more comprehensive ecosystem and an expansion of the partner network, while at the same time being an even stronger trusted partner for all questions regarding IT and digital transformation». ngworx and alphaTrust.ch customers can look forward to comprehensive IT solutions from a single source throughout Switzerland.

 

UMB is UMB and a Great Place to Work

By the end of the year, UMB will employ approximately 800 colleagues. Despite the affiliation with BKW Building Solutions and its strong growth, however, UMB will remain true to itself as a newly crowned and five-time Great Place to Work. Martin Gartmann comments: «Looking forward, our colleagues will continue to be our most important asset. We will do everything in our power to remain the best employer in Switzerland despite our growth. In addition, we will continue to enjoy great strategic freedom under the umbrella of BKW Building Solutions. In return, being part of the BKW Group provides us with completely new perspectives when it comes to the digitization of our customers.»

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