Peikko Group Corporation, a leading global supplier of concrete connections and composite structures, celebrated the grand opening of its newest factory in Johor Bahru, Malaysia on the 18th of October 2023.
Peikko was honored to have distinguished guests, Mr. Sami Leino, Ambassador of Finland to Malaysia and Brunei and Mr. Pekka Laitinen, Head of Business Finland APAC, to perform the official opening of the factory. In addition, more than 80 other important stakeholders representing customers, suppliers, partners, and authorities attended the opening ceremonies.
The new facilities comprise of approximately 3,000 square meters of space and are equipped with cutting-edge machinery and production lines. Johor Bahru is ideally positioned to effectively meet the increasing demand of the construction industry in Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, and other Southeast Asian markets. Peikko Malaysia will create new employment opportunities in the region and collaborate closely with local suppliers, contractors, and consultants to support the development of the construction sector in the region.
“Opening of a new production facility is a logical step forward, as Peikko has had a Sales & Technical Support team in Singapore already for some years. This strategically important location of Johor Bahru is an excellent choice for Peikko when increasing our operations in Malaysia and the broader Asia-Pacific region in the coming years”, says Topi Paananen, CEO of Peikko Group Corporation.
“With a strong history of delivering innovative solutions, such as Precast and Cast-In-Situ Connections, DELTABEAM® Slim Floor Structures, and Lifting Systems, Peikko Malaysia will now provide its clients precise and professional services, even faster delivery times, and improved accessibility to our cutting-edge solutions”, says Michal Horak, Vice President, Asia Pacific.
Topi Paananen, CEO, Peikko Group Corporation
Mobile +358 50 384 3001, email [email protected]
Michal Horak, Vice President, Asia Pacific
Tel. +420 7744 58173 (EU), mobile +86 186 0628 7923 (China), email [email protected]
Peikko Group in brief
Peikko Group Corporation is a leading global supplier of slim floor structures, wind energy applications, and connection technology for precast and cast-in-situ construction. Peikko’s innovative solutions offer a faster, safer, and more sustainable way to design and build. Peikko has sales offices in over 30 countries, including Asia-Pacific, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and North America, with manufacturing operations in 12 countries. Peikko generated a turnover of EUR 314 million in 2022. Peikko is a family-owned and managed company that employs over 2,000 professionals. Peikko was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Lahti, Finland. Further information: www.peikko.com.