General Disclosures

Entities included in the consolidated financial statements

ID numberNameEstablished
948140349Vestre AS1988
556572-2344Vestre Sverige AB1999
556623-6286Vestre Production AB2002
35-2651658Vestre Inc2019
HRB208045BVestre GmbH2019
12481501Vestre Ltd.2020
925 796 824The Plus As2020
925 796 794Vestre Produksjon AS2020

Information on employees and other workers


A significant part of the sustainability, graphic design and communications work is performed by external agencies. The scale of this is approximately 2-3 FTEs annually. The data has been compiled directly from the administrators at each office. The estimate on external work based on invoices paid to the various agencies.

PermanentMenWomenTotal
Norway6612
Sweden32335
Germany202
UK213
USA101
Total431053
ContractMenWomenTotal
Norway000
Sweden000
Germany000
Uk000
USA112
Total112
Part timeMenWomenTotal
Norway000
Sweden606
Germany000
UK000
USA112
Total718

Supply Chain

Materials

Steel


  • From Swedish steel producer SSAB mined and melted in the Nordics
  • Processed and sold to Vestre by Tibnor
  • Galvanised by DuoZink AS in Norway
  • Powder coated by NOT Sinterco AS in Norway
  • Assembled and shipped out from Vestre’s Torsby plant



Aluminium


  • From Norwegian aluminium supplier Hydro:
    • CIRCAL material from post-consumer scrap
    • Sheets from virgin material

  • Powder coated by NOT Sinterco AS in Norway
  • Assembled and shipped out from Vestre’s Torsby plant



Wood


  • Raw materials from:
    • Pine from Swedish forests
    • Oak/ash from North America
    • Kebony from New Zealand

  • Processed at supplier Påskallavik Snickeri AS
  • Pine is impregnated with linseed oil at Hilmer Anderssons AB
  • Assembled and shipped out from Vestre’s Torsby plant



Other materials


High quality suppliers delivering other materials such as nuts & bolts, HPL &c, information available on request




Suppliers


- Vestre establishes partnerships with suppliers aimed at long-term improvement and joint prosperity. Vestre sets hard targets for sustainability and expects suppliers to be committed to the same goals


- Vestre employs approx. 20-25 suppliers in total, and close to the entire value chain is localised in the Nordics


- Vestre is a member of Ethical Trade Norway, and aims to maintain sustainability on all levels (climate, biodiversity & social) throughout the entire product life from raw material to new material (formerly known as waste)