Major changes are taking place in KWH Logistics’ management this spring.
The current Head of Division of KWH Logistics and CEO of Oy Backman-Trummer Ab, Hannu Uusi-Pohjola, will move forward into retirement as of 1.5.2021. Forestry engineer, MBA Joakim Laxåback has been appointed his successor.
The KWH Group is one of Finland’s Strongest companies according to a credit classification by Suomen Asiakastieto. Therefore, we have been granted the Strongest in Finland Platinum certificate.
Mirka® AIROS is the first smart electric sander for robotic sanding applications. Integrated with OEMs’ robotic systems or collaborative robots it can carry out intensive, high workload sanding, where precision and minimal maintenance is critical.
Bachelor of Laws Teresa Laine-Puhakainen has been appointed lawyer in the KWH Group’s legal department from August 10, 2020.
Oy M. Rauanheimo Ab and Outokumpu Shipping Oy have signed a contract for crane operations in the port of Tornio. The operations will commence in the beginning of year 2021.
The web page Vaasa Insider is publishing book about the KWH Group’s recent history for everybody to read.
The KWH Group is one of the few companies that a financial analytics professional has found to perform better than its peers – for five years in a row!
The KWH Group´s year 2019 was marked by record investments which totaled EUR 135 million. As some of the investments will be completed in 2020, this year’s investments will also be high.
The KWH Group is looking for an in-house lawyer to its headquarters in Vaasa.
Mirka’s commitment to sustainability is strengthened further as the company joins the new SEAM program, for Sustainable European Abrasive Manufacturers. The initiative of the program is to implement new sustainability measures to drive the entire industry forward.
Mirka and Prevex are investing in product development. Their goal is to be the best in the world in their fields. As last year’s success shows, they are starting to reach their goal.