Oplatek Group Oy designs and manufactures demanding optic, fibre-optic and optomechanical products used in the industrial sector. Oplatek provides its clients with versatile services from product development to testing, production and quality management. Each year, the company has over 100 satisfied contractual customers representing industries such as measurement equipment and laser manufacturing. Around 40 per cent of the company’s turnover originates from direct export, and 90 per cent end up to the international market through customers. Oplatek is Finland’s leader and one of Scandinavia’s leading companies in designing and manufacturing industrial optics. The company is Finland’s only commercial operator capable of manufacturing optical fibre on an industrial scale.
“One of our strengths is our extremely versatile competence in an optical environment. We are able to provide our customers with a one-stop-shop concept. Our customers get all their optics products or components from design to manufacturing from under the same roof”, explains Jyrki Huttunen, the company’s CEO.
Canelco became involved in the operations in the spring of 2008, when succession arrangements took place in the company. The operating model, follow-up tools and good networks introduced by Canelco have fostered the company’s growth and success. In the past ten years, the company has entered the international market, nearly doubled its turnover, and quadrupled its operating profits.
“We updated our strategy significantly in 2017 and have ambitious goals for the next few years. Based on the new strategy, we will put major efforts in internationalisation in the coming years and are actively seeking opportunities for physically expanding to Central Europe and the Scandinavian market. We also launched a massive investment programme worth several million euros with an aim to ensure the high-quality and effective production of current products and start offering new technological solutions to our clients”, notes Jyrki Huttunen.
Manufacturing of optics for industry
Based on the new strategy, we will put major efforts in internationalisation in the coming years and are actively seeking opportunities for physically expanding to Central Europe and the Scandinavian market.
CEO, Oplatek Oy