Prima Power opens manufacturing plant in Finland

April 8, 2019
The plant manufactures all Prima Power punching, punching/shearing, punching/laser cutting, and automation equipment. 

Prima Power(Collegno, Italy) has opened its new 21,000+ sq-ft. manufacturing site in Seinäjoki, Finland. Finn-Power Oy, a Prima Industrie Group (Torino, Italy) company that manufactures Prima Power's turret punch presses, combined machines, and systems, relocated its manufacturing plant and Tech Center in Kauhava, Finland to Seinäjoki.

The new facility, which has been in operation since November 2018, was officially inaugurated on March 21, 2019 in the presence of Paula Risikko, Speaker of the Finnish Parliament; Jorma Rasinmäki, the Mayor of Seinäjoki; Gabriele Altana, an Italian Ambassador; Gianfranco Carbonato, Chairman of the Prima Industrie Board; and Juha Mäkitalo, managing director of FinnPower Oy, along with other authorities, international customers, partners, and press representatives.

The plant, which includes a 14,000+ sq-ft. production plant, over 6000 sq. ft. of office space, and a 1600+ sq. ft. showroom, manufactures all Prima Power punching, punching/shearing, punching/laser cutting, and automation equipment, as well as systems for the global market. Around 450 machines and automation equipment are delivered from the Finnish factory annually.

Finn-Power Oy has belonged to the Prima Industrie Group since February 2008, and is part of its Prima Power Machinery Division. The Group has more than 1800 employees around the world, over 13,000 installed machines in 80 countries, and eight manufacturing facilities in Europe, China, and the U.S. In 2018, the Group reported another record year, with revenues up 3.9% to over $525 million. The revenues of Finn-Power Oy in 2018 were over $181 million.

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