The KWH Group consists of three independent divisions organized as subgroups according to their fields of operation.
Mirka manufactures and markets net, paper, cloth, foam, and non-woven-based abrasives, sanding and polishing machines and polishing compounds for different types of surface finishing processes in automotive refinishing and vehicle manufacturing, the manufacture of composite parts, wood and furniture industry, metal processing, and for sales via the hardware, paint and machinery trades.
Production units are situated in Jepua, Oravainen, Pietarsaari, and Karjaa, Finland. Mirka has 16 marketing companies and 3 sales offices abroad. Approximately 96% of production is exported.
Turnover 2016: EUR 240 million
Personnel 2016: 1,108
KWH Logistics consists of four business units:
KWH Freeze, operating in the field of Cold Storage, is Finland’s leading commercial cold storage company with facilities in Vantaa and Inkoo.
Port & Sea, Freight Forwarding and Industrial Services operate in the fields of port operations, freight forwarding, international transports, industrial services, and complete logistics solutions.
Turnover 2016: EUR 129 million
Personnel 2016: 411
Siphon Systems and Strategic Holdings
Prevex produces siphon systems for kitchens and bathrooms as well as customer specified products. Prevex is the market leader in Scandinavia for kitchen sinks with a factory located in Uusikaarlepyy, Finland. It also has a subsidiary, Winkiel, in Poland. Approximately 88% of production is exported.
Turnover 2016: EUR 27 million
Personnel 2016: 198
KWH owns 44.7% of shares of Uponor Infra Ltd which manufactures a variety of plastic pipe systems.