Growth

 
 

Growth

INVESTEES

Canelco has 16 investee companies representing different fields of industry. The total turnover of the companies is around EUR 250 million, and the companies employ over 1,000 people.

Alupro Oy, Tuusula

Manufacture of metal products

Turnover EUR 10.5 million (2017)
Year of investment 2006
www.alupro.com

ACCOUNT DIRECTOR Esko Teerikorpi

Alupro designs and manufactures architecturally advanced façades, latticework and surface grating as well as demisters. You can find Alupro’s products in places such as shopping centres, car parks, business centres and office buildings, residential buildings, and stations.

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Anaika Wood Group Ltd Oy, Lieksa

Wood processing

Turnover EUR 72.8 million (2017)
Year of investment 1997
www.anaika.com

ACCOUNT DIRECTOR Esko Teerikorpi

Anaika Wood Ltd Oy is a leading Finnish wood processing company with roots stretching back to 1993. The company processes wood material into sawn timber, planed sawn timber and glulam. The company’s by-products include wood shavings, sawdust and woodchip for paper mills and heating plants as well as for litter for domestic animals and pets.

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Fine-Pine Oy, Varpaisjärvi

Manufacturing of glulam pine and spruce boards

Turnover EUR 1.4 million (2017)
Year of investment 2004
finepine.fi

ACCOUNT DIRECTOR Mikko Kuparinen

Fine-Pine Oy is a company operating in Varpaisjärvi, Finland manufacturing glulam pine and spruce boards of Finnish raw materials. The company’s products are used in the furniture industry. The firewood produced as a by-product of the glulam is utilised as a heating source in industrial facilities and in district heating systems.

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Geomachine Oy, Tuusula

Designing, manufacturing, selling and hiring mining exploration and soil investigation rigs

Turnover EUR 6.2 million (2017)
Year of investment 2010
geomachine.fi

ACCOUNT DIRECTOR Jouko Pelkonen

Geomachine Oy designs, manufactures, maintains, hires and sells mining exploration and soil investigation rigs. The company’s drill rigs are produced individually for each client.

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Heatterm Oy (group), Loviisa

Manufacturing of mechanical and electronic components and product assembly

Turnover EUR 10.1 million (2017)
Year of investment 2006
www.bevenic.fi

ACCOUNT DIRECTOR Jouko Pelkonen

Heatterm designs and manufactures products used for ensuring reliable operation of electrically operated equipment in special conditions. The company’s products are used for purposes such as preventing the formation of humidity, heating cold spaces, and removing excessive heat.

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KPA Unicon Group Oy, Pieksämäki

Boiler plants, their use and maintenance

Turnover EUR 79.5 million (2017)

Year of investment 2010
www.kpaunicon.com

ACCOUNT DIRECTOR Pekka Hietala

KPA Unicon Group is a company providing energy production solutions for its clients established in 1990 in Pieksämäki, Finland. Today, KPA Unicon Group is among the leading companies of its size providing energy production life cycle services in Northern Europe.

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Marvaco Oy, Helsinki

Solution provider for packaging printers and brands

Turnover EUR 10.0 million
Year of investment 2008
www.marvaco.fi

ACCOUNT DIRECTOR Esko Teerikorpi

Marvaco designs and produces packaging materials and printing plates. The company is the largest manufacturer of printing plates in the Nordic countries. It produces packaging materials for all printing methods. Marvaco’s activities join long-term technical knowledge to creative design. The solutions ensure high-quality results.

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MeVEA Oy, Lappeenranta

Machine and process design

Turnover EUR 1.7 million (2017)
Year of investment 2013
mevea.com

ACCOUNT DIRECTOR Eero Liimatainen

Mevea Oy is specialised in real-time simulations of multi-body system dynamics and related applications. The company’s clients are typically equipment manufacturers or education organisations.

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Midpointed Oy, Helsinki

IT services and Microsoft cloud services

Turnover EUR 1.6 million (2017)
Year of investment 2008
www.midpointed.fi

ACCOUNT DIRECTOR Jouko Pelkonen

Midpointed Oy helps companies in digital business development. The company offers IT services and Microsoft cloud services. The company’s clients include small and medium-sized enterprises from different industries in the Helsinki metropolitan area.

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Oplatek Group Oy, Leppävirta

Manufacturing of optics for industry

Turnover EUR 4.9 million (2017)
Year of investment 2008
www.oplatek.com

ACCOUNT DIRECTOR Eero Liimatainen

Oplatek Group Oy designs and manufactures demanding optic, fibre-optic and optomechanical products used in the industry sector. Oplatek provides its clients with versatile services from product development to testing, production and quality management.

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Pixmill Group Oy, Vantaa

Digital printing services

Turnover EUR 8.5 million (2017)
Year of investment 2007
pixmill.fi

ACCOUNT DIRECTOR Esko Teerikorpi

PixMill Group Ltd produces large format prints for companies, municipalities, events, festivals, shopping centres and shops. The company’s ready-made products include posters, wallpapers, window decals, and banners.

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Sahala Works Oy, Varkaus

Manufacture of heat exchangers and pressure vessels

Turnover EUR 12 million (2017)
Year of investment 2011
www.sahala.fi

ACCOUNT DIRECTOR Pekka Hietala

Sahala Works Oy is a company specialised in heat and energy technology. The company’s main products are heat exchangers and pressure vessels. The company’s products are used in nuclear power plants and conventional power plants, and in the pulp, chemical and petrochemical industries.

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SSG Sahala Oy, Varkaus

Industrial maintenance services

Turnover EUR 16.6 million (2017)
Year of investment 2008
www.sahala.fi

ACCOUNT DIRECTOR Pekka Hietala

SSG Sahala provides its industrial customers with total maintenance and condition monitoring services as well as broader maintenance and installation services. The company also has engineering works that can manufacture products tailored to customers.

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Via Naturale Oy, Tuusula

Wholesale and marketing in the natural supplement industry

Turnover EUR 2.6 million (2017)
Year of investment 2006
www.vianaturale.fi

ACCOUNT DIRECTOR Jouko Pelkonen

Via Naturale Oy is a wholesale enterprise specialised in natural supplements. The company provides high-quality dietary supplements to its customers. Via Naturale’s products are available in organic goods shops, grocery stores, pharmacies and online shops for natural supplements.

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Mikko Kuparinen

ENTREPRENEURIAL NARRATIVES ARE CONSTRUCTED IN DETERMINED TEAM WORK

I am the CEO of Canelco. I have three decades of experience in working in small and medium-sized enterprises. Over the years, I have participated in over 100 corporate restructuring processes. I believe that success requires people’s strong commitment and extensive competence. Achieving set goals also demands people’s ability to cooperate. Companies’ success stories depend on people.

Mikko Kuparinen
CEO, Partner
LL.M.
Pekka Hietala

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND SUCCESS
REQUIRE CONSTANT RENEWAL

Constant renewal creates conditions for companies’ success and sustainable increase in value. Companies’ success is built with the help of competent people. I have over two decades of experience in the strategic development of small and medium-sized enterprises. Renewal requires effort and investment in the future. I believe that courage is necessary to produce better results for companies and their owners.

Pekka Hietala
Partner
MBA
Esko Teerikorpi

COMPETENCE AND PASSION AS DRIVERS FOR GROWTH

I have 25 years of experience in managerial tasks in the industry sector. I have worked as a CEO, and as a member and chair of board. My key expertise lies in revitalising companies, creating growth, and entering the international market. I believe that versatile competence and passion for development are what it takes to get companies on the path towards success. Developing a company involves continuous learning.

Esko Teerikorpi
Partner
M.Sc. (Tech.), Emba
Jouko Pelkonen

JOINING EXPERIENCE TO YOUTHFUL ENTHUSIASM PRODUCES SUCCESS

I know what entrepreneurship is and what developing a company requires. For over three decades, I worked as an entrepreneur and manager. The development of my business culminated in listing the company. The success of a company requires bringing together the competence of different generations. The versatility brought by experience and the energy of youth create an environment that promotes growth. I build networks useful in business development. I will help you in board work, management, and preparing and implementing your company’s strategy.

Jouko Pelkonen
Partner
MA, engineer, business graduate
Eero Liimatainen

GREAT RESULTS REQUIRE GOAL-ORIENTED AND COMPETENT PEOPLE

I have over 35 years of experience in working in small, medium-sized and large-scale industry companies. Setting clear goals and working in cooperation are the keys to success for today’s business life. In addition to suitable diversity among team members, developing a company requires constant strategy improvement. I have experience in serving as a member or chair of the board of around 40 companies.

Eero Liimatainen
Partner
M.Sc. (Tech.)
Sari Pietiläinen

ACHIEVING GOALS REQUIRES
COMMITTED INDIVIDUALS

The main resource of companies that achieve goals and realise plans lies in individuals. A well-functioning accounting and reporting system provides management and staff with information about the company’s performance. I have nearly two decades of experience in managerial reporting, and internal and external accounting. In our investee companies, I work as a partner for the leadership and financial management personnel in different projects related to renewing the enterprises’ financial management or leadership systems. I believe that goal-oriented management produces great results and creates wellbeing for the entire company.

Sari Pietiläinen
Financial Manager
M.Sc. (Econ.)
 
 
<span>Mikko Kuparinen</span><br>CEO, Partner<br>LL.M.

ENTREPRENEURIAL NARRATIVES ARE CONSTRUCTED IN DETERMINED TEAM WORK

I am the CEO of Canelco. I have three decades of experience in working in small and medium-sized enterprises. Over the years, I have participated in over 100 corporate restructuring processes. I believe that success requires people’s strong commitment and extensive competence. Achieving set goals also demands people’s ability to cooperate. Companies’ success stories depend on people.

Mikko Kuparinen
CEO, Partner
LL.M.