The year 2017 has been a time for strong growth for KWH Group. The growth means also need for new personnel and know-how. KWH Group has hired over 100 people after the beginning of the year and has now almost 2000 employees.
Mirka Ltd. announces the acquisition of 100 % of the shares of the superabrasive wheels and tools manufacturer Cafro S.p.A.
Mirka AOS-B 130NV sanding machine got 2017 Red Dot Design Price in Product Design category as the best sanding tool.
Master of Laws (LL.M.) Johan Heikfolk has been appointed General Counsel as of May 15, 2017.
The past year has been a highly successful one for the KWH Group. Sales increased by 8 %, and profits reached a record level.
Kjell Antus, M Sc (Econ) has been appointed Group President as of January 1, 2017. Antus is employed by KWH since 1989, lastly as CFO and Head of Division KWH Invest.
Prevex expanding its operations in Poland through an acquisition.
Family Business Network Finland have chosen KWH as their 2016 Family Business of the Year and the winner of the prestigious Peter Fazer prize.
Vuosaari Harbour will serve as the export harbour for the new bioproduct mill in Äänekoski.