KWH Group

KWH Group’s second sustainability report published

The KWH Group published its second Group-wide sustainability report at the end of May. The report describes the KWH Group’s objectives, tools and actions to promote sustainability. It also presents the key sustainability indicators for the KWH Group and its business groups.

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We support relief efforts in Ukraine

The KWH Group and our four divisions Mirka, KWH Logistics, KWH Freeze and Prevex donate a total of € 25,000 to support various relief efforts in war-torn Ukraine. Most go to the Finnish Red Cross (FRK). Support is also given to Nada Nord ra, which arranges bus transports from Poland to Pietarsaari, Finland for women and children fleeing Ukraine.

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Covid 19 -pandemic caused surprises in KWH Group’s result

The KWH Group was also hit hard by the Covid 19 -pandemic in the Spring 2020, but the situation improved sharply towards the end of the year. After the crash in the spring, our operations recovered strongly, operating profit was better than last year, and sales fell only by two per cent.

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KWH – a group in constant change

Most companies in Finland do not live to see their fifth birthday, but KWH Groups turns 90 years on August 28, 2019. Behind the success lies the ability to adapt the business to changes in the environment, a combination of ending such activities that no longer work and to invest in new niches with potential.

Prevex

Prevex renews its organization

Prevex that produces world´s most space saving, and innovative water traps has renewed its organization during summer by recruiting new CEO, executive vice president and HR-manager.

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KWH Group keeps hiring and investing

The number of employees in the KWH Group grew by 269 on average in 2018. At the year-end, the Group had 2,241 employees. The plan is to recruit more than 100 new employees in 2019.

Prevex

Prevex strengthens its position in Europe

Prevex Group bought the family-owned company Winkiel in Poland in 2016 and has ever since been preparing its Polish acquisition for a new beginning. By changing Winkiel’s name to Prevex Poland, the company now marks a completed restructuring process in Poland, as well as a unified and international organisation within Prevex.