WSP in Sweden has its origins in technical consulting firm Jacobson & Widmark (J&W), which was founded in 1938. In 2001, J&W was acquired by UK company WSP and since then we have been part of the WSP Group, which is now based in Canada. The Group’s headquarters are in Montreal and the company is listed on the Toronto stock exchange. The Swedish head office is situated at the Globe Arena in Stockholm. In 2017, WSP in Sweden had a turnover of SEK 4,572 million. The letters WSP are an abbreviation of Williams Sale Partnership, which was the name of the company when it was founded.
The Swedish company is divided into eight business areas:
Qualified analyses, strategic advice and research in the development of society.
Bridge and Hydraulic Design
Specialist expertise in bridge engineering, hydraulic engineering and harbour construction.
Projects covering all stages of building and facility construction design.
Specialists in land and water, environmental management, building physics, real estate development, energy, acoustics, fire, risk, security as well as digital services.
Project management and project-related specialist services.
Broad focus within the transport and infrastructure sector – from roads and railways to pipelines and telecoms.
Consulting and design of installations such as electrical, IT, HVAC and automation in all kinds of real estate, infrastructure and industry projects.
Consultancy services and specialist advice within energy, processing and testing.