Data Ductus strengthens its presence in northern Sweden wtih the acquisition of BnearIT

Press release, Skellefteå, March 21, 2022: Data Ductus, a leading international IT consulting company based in Skelleftea, Sweden, has strengthened its presence in northern Sweden with the acquisition of IT consultants BnearIT. Through this acquisition, the combined headcount of the companies is around 340 people.

Urban Lundmark, founder of Data Ductus and Anders Hermanson, CEO and founder of BnearIT. Photo: Patrik Öhman/Yours

Large-scale investment in green industry in northern Sweden has created a considerable demand in the region for innovative digital and automation solutions. To increase its ability to meet this demand, Data Ductus has acquired BnearIT, a 40-person strong company currently offering system development services across northern Sweden.

“I’m very happy to welcome BnearIT to the Data Ductus Group,” says Data Ductus CEO Rickard Åström. “BnearIT is a successful company with talented employees who will strengthen our team. We now have even greater capacity and more skilled consultants; together we can create a platform for future growth.”

BnearIT will continue to operate under its existing brand name and leadership and its founders will remain minority owners. The companies’ offices in Luleå will be merged and a combined office will be set up in Umeå.

“With Data Ductus behind us we will be even stronger and be able to offer all our customers broader and more improved services moving forward,” says BnearIT CEO Anders Hermanson. “We are already beginning to see the synergy effect – one and one have come together to create three.”

“Both Data Ductus and BnearIT continue to grow and we are recruiting at our offices both here in Sweden and internationally,” adds Rickard Aström.

For more information contact:
Rickard Åström, CEO Data Ductus,, +46 70-680 20 21
Anders Hermanson, CEO, BnearIT,, +46 70-266 96 36

About Data Ductus
Data Ductus is an IT consultancy company headquartered in Skellefteå, northern Sweden. Our highly skilled consultants work closely with customers and partners to deliver digital and automation solutions to organization across the globe. The Data Ductus Group has 340 employees and offices in the US, Europe and Asia.

About BnearIT
BnearIT is a trusted system development company with around 40 dedicated and talented IT experts. The company was founded in Luleå, northern Sweden, in 2002. We are passionate about the north, this is where we live, work and act. We don’t just develop IT systems, but also our customers businesses, our staff, and the entire northern region.