The city of Lahti has decided to give “The Employer Of The Year”
–award to Peikko Finland Oy, a family-owned company specialized in
composite beams and fastening products for concrete connections. This
award has been given annually since 1996 on outstanding companies in the
area of Lahti.
The criteria for the recognition are e.g. amount of new
employees hired, employment of aged, long unemployed or disabled
persons, significant personnel development activities and no lay-offs
during the past year.
”We are delighted by the recognition given by the city of
Lahti. The work done over the past 40 years for new construction
techniques and to increase the competitiveness of our customers has
brought also more than 230 jobs in the area of Lahti. Our belief is that
the competitiveness of our company will also remain in the future by
focusing on the efficiency of our factories, our research and
development and our international sales and distribution network”,
comments Managing Director Raimo Lehtinen.
Raimo Lehtinen, Managing Director + 358 - 40 - 520 9260
CITY OF LAHTI
Sari Pauninsalo, Communication Manager + 358 - 50 - 559 4004
Peikko Group is a Finnish family-owned company specialized
in composite beams and fastening products for concrete connections.
Peikko Group’s parent company Peikko Finland Oy has subsidiaries in the
Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Lithuania, Norway, Slovakia, Spain and
Sweden and representatives in many other countries. The production
facilities of Peikko Group are located in Lahti, Finland, in Waldeck,
Germany, in Kralova, Slovakia and in Kaunas, Lithuania. Peikko Group had
sales of over EUR 45 million in 2005 and employs more than 300 people.
Further information: www.peikko.com.