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KWH Group Ltd – A family-owned growth company

Operating Principles

An industrial growth company

We are a knowledge company that focuses on expertise, professionalism and quality.
We are a committed long-term owner aiming for growth in our businesses through our financial strength and industrial know-how.

Renewal through innovation

Our subsidiaries conduct internationally competitive, knowledge-intensive and service-oriented niche business. We achieve this through digitalization and both technical and commercial innovation.
Our business is built around unique products and processes or a unique industry position. That gives us long-term competitive advantages.

Core Values

Customer first
  • Our goal is to create value and contribute to solutions for our customers
Innovative solutions
  • Our subsidiaries are know-how leaders in their lines of business
  • We have the ambition to become best-in-class in our main processes
  • We continuously seek and develop new business opportunities
Committed employees
  • We focus on well-being, motivation and creativity
  • We give all employees the opportunity to fulfil their potential
Sustainable business
  • We run our businesses in a responsible, long-term and sustainable manner
Effective risk management
  • Our renewal is based on financial strength and well-balanced risks

KWH at glance

The KWH Group is a Finnish family business with subsidiaries around the world. The Group has three divisions:


Manufactures abrasives, polishing compounds, grinding machines and accessories and offers solutions for surface finishing and precision industry.
Has 18 subsidiaries and 4 branch offices around the world. Production in Finland, Italy and Belgium. About 97 % of the products are exported and sold in over 100 countries.

KWH Logistics

Cold Storage (KWH Freeze Ltd): Cold and chilled storage facilities in Vantaa and Inkoo.
Port Logistics, Freight Forwarding and Industrial Services: Port operations, transport, storage, in-plant service logistics, stevedoring and global logistics solutions for export industry and trade.

KWH Invest

Prevex: One of Europe’s leading manufactures of water traps. Specialises in functional and space saving water traps for kitchen and bathrooms. Factory in Uusikaarlepyy, Finland and in Poznan, Poland. Exports 90% of its produce.

Strategic holdings: Uponor Infra Ltd, share of ownership 45%, production of various plastic pipe systems.