Artek is a Finnish furniture company. It was founded in December 1935 by architect Alvar Aalto and his wife Aino Aalto, visual arts promoter Maire Gullichsen and art historian Nils-Gustav Hahl. The founders chose a non-Finnish name, the neologism Artek was meant to manifest the desire to combine art and technology. This echoed a main idea of the International Style movement, especially the Bauhaus, to emphasize the technical expertise in production and quality of materials, instead of historical-based, eclectic or frivolous ornamentation.
Bittium Corporation is a Finnish company headquartered in Oulu.
Elisa Oyj is a Finnish telecommunications company founded in 1882. It was called HPY HTF until July 2000. The mobile operations of Elisa were previously known as Radiolinja.
Fazer is one of the largest corporations in the Finnish food industry. The company was founded by Karl Fazer in 1891, as a "French-Russian confectionary" in central Helsinki. Today, it employs over ten thousand people in Finland as well as Sweden, Norway, Denmark, the Baltic countries, the United Kingdom and Russia.
The Ferratum Group
The Ferratum Group is an international provider of mobile financial services. Ferratum, headquartered in Helsinki, Finland and was founded in May 2005. Ferratum is a specialist for automated banking processes with a centralized technology infrastructure and sales experts.
Finlandia is a vodka produced in Finland from Finnish-grown six-row barley and glacial spring water. The barley is distilled into a neutral spirit using a continuous multi-pressure distillation system at a distillery in the village of Koskenkorva operated by Finland’s Altia Corporation. The distilled alcohol is then transported to a production facility in the village of Rajamäki, about 45 kilometers north of Helsinki. In Rajamäki, the spirit is blended with glacial water, flavored, and bottled.
Golla Oy is a Finnish design company making cases and bags for urban lifestyle. One of the central aspects of Golla's products is their unique design. Golla products have been sold in more than 100 countries. Currently Golla has offices in Finland, Germany and China. The company's headquarters is located in Helsinki, Finland, where the product design also occurs.
Horze is a privately owned, initially Finnish equestrian products and supplies retailer. It is one of the biggest European equestrian retailers, having stores in all Scandinavian countries, Germany, France, Hungary and Russia. Horze also runs e-commerce for all countries in the European Union.
Iittala, founded as a glassworks in 1881, is a Finnish design brand specialising in design objects, tableware and cookware. Iittala's official i-logo was designed by Timo Sarpaneva in 1956.
Jenkki ("Yankee") is a Finnish chewing gum brand developed in 1951 by Huhtamäki. Nowadays Jenkki is in ownership of Cloetta.
Jolla Oy is a Finnish technology company; vendor and developer of Sailfish OS. Headquartered in Tampere, Finland, Jolla has its own research and development offices in Helsinki, Tampere and Cyberport, Hong Kong. Jolla was founded in 2011 by former Nokia staff of the MeeGo project team to use the MeeGo opportunities and its "endless possibilities".
JuriNet Ltd is a syndicate of law offices and business partners in Finland and worldwide and one of the biggest Finnish B2B service provider to offer law firms a customer-oriented marketing and information channel.
Karhu is a Finnish beer brand owned by the Sinebrychoff brewery, part of the Carlsberg Group. Karhu, meaning bear in Finnish, is a pale lager with a strong taste.
Karhu is a Finnish sports brand. Karhu, meaning bear in Finnish, was first using as a sporting goods brand in 1916 by the Finnish company Ab Sport Artiklar. The brand is currently owned by Karhu Holding B.V., which purchased it in 2008, and is used to market running shoes, sportswear, and skiing and other sports equipment in Finland and abroad.
Koho is a brand of ice hockey equipment that originated from Finland. Currently, Koho equipment is manufactured by The Hockey Company. Koho is especially known for its goaltending equipment. The main endorsees, instrumental to marketing the brand throughout the 1990s and early 2000s, included Arturs Irbe, Patrick Roy, Félix Potvin, Jocelyn Thibault, Tommy Salo, Mathieu Garon, Jean-Sébastien Giguère and Roberto Luongo. Although Koho had the support of high-profile endorsees such as Jaromír Jágr, the player equipment lines were comparatively unsuccessful. The brand name is currently owned by MonkeySports, which operates GoalieMonkey.com and Hockeymonkey.com. They are the exclusive retailer of the brand.
KONE Oyj, founded in 1910 and headquartered in Espoo near Helsinki, Finland, is an international engineering and service company employing some 55,000 personnel across 60 countries worldwide. The firm is the 4th largest manufacturer of elevators and escalators worldwide, and also provides maintenance services and modernization. In addition, KONE builds and services autowalks, automatic doors and gates. The company provides local service for builders, developers, building owners, designers and architects in 1,000 offices in over 50 countries.
Koskenkorva Viina is the most common clear spirit drink (38%) in Finland, produced by Altia in the Koskenkorva distillery in Ilmajoki and bottled in Rajamäki.
Lapin Kulta is a Finnish beer brand. Lapin Kulta was also the name of the brewery in the Lapland town of Tornio, where the beer was originally brewed. The brewery was founded in 1873 under the name Torneå Bryggeri Aktiebolag. It is now owned by Hartwall, which is in turn owned by Royal Unibrew.
Oy Nautor AB
Oy Nautor AB is a Finnish producer of luxury sailing yachts, based in Jakobstad. It is known for its Swan range of yachts. The company was founded in 1966 by Pekka Koskenkylä.
Neste Oyj, is an oil refining and marketing company located in Espoo, Finland. It produces, refines and markets oil products and provides engineering services, as well as licensing production technologies. Neste has operations in 14 countries.
Nokia is a Finnish multinational telecommunications, information technology, and consumer electronics company, founded in 1865. Nokia's headquarters are in Espoo, in the greater Helsinki metropolitan area. In 2017, Nokia employed approximately 102,000 people across over 100 countries, did business in more than 130 countries, and reported annual revenues of around €23 billion. Nokia is a public limited company listed on the Helsinki Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange. It is the world's 415th-largest company measured by 2016 revenues according to the Fortune Global 500, and is a component of the Euro Stoxx 50 stock market index.
Nokian Tyres Oyj
Nokian Tyres Oyj, headquartered in Nokia, Finland, produces tyres for cars, trucks, buses, and heavy-duty equipment. Known for its winter tyres, Nokian operates the only permanent winter tyre testing facility in the world. The company's Hakkapeliitta brand name is recognised in Finland as a reputable trademark.
Oras Oy is a Finnish manufacturer of bathroom and kitchen faucets. The company was founded in Rauma in 1945 by Erkki Paasikivi. Oras is the fourth largest faucet manufacturer in Europe, and it holds 30–80 percent of the market share in Finland. The company has two factories, which are located in Olesno, Poland and Rauma.
Oy Gustav Paulig Ab
Oy Gustav Paulig Ab is a Finnish family business of coffee and cocoa, founded in 1876.
Polar Electro Oy
Polar Electro Oy is a manufacturer of sports training computers, particularly known for developing the world's first wireless heart rate monitor.
Ponsse Plc is a company domiciled in Finland that manufactures and markets a range of forestry vehicles and machinery such as forwarders and harvesters. Ponsse was founded by Einari Vidgrén in 1970 and the company got its name from a cross-breed hunting dog. Ponsse maintains its head office in the town of Vieremä.
The Qt Company
The Qt Company is a software company based in Espoo, Finland. It oversees the development of its Qt application framework within the Qt Project. It was formed following the acquisition of Qt by Digia, but was later spun off into a separate, publicly traded company.
Rautaruukki Corporation is a Finnish company, headquartered in Helsinki, which manufactures and supplies metal-based components and systems to the construction and engineering industries.
Sailfish OS is a general purpose Linux distribution used commonly as a mobile operating system combining the Linux kernel for a particular hardware platform, the open-source Mer core stack of middleware, a proprietary UI contributed by Jolla or an open source UI, and other third-party components.
Stora Enso Oyj
Stora Enso Oyj is a pulp and paper manufacturer headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, with significant operations in four continents. The company was formed by the merger of Swedish mining and forestry products company Stora AB and Finnish forestry products company Enso Oyj in 1998. It has approximately 25,000 employees (2016). For 2014, Stora Enso was ranked fifth in the world by sales, among forest, paper and packaging industry companies. The first share of the company dates back to 1288, and it is claimed that Stora Enso is thus the oldest limited liability company in the world.
Supercell Oy is a Finnish mobile game development company based in Helsinki. Founded in May 2010, the company's debut game was the browser game Gunshine.net, and after its release in 2011, Supercell started developing games for mobile devices. Since then, the company has fully released four mobile games: Hay Day, Clash of Clans, Boom Beach, and Clash Royale, which are freemium games and have been very successful for the company, the first two generating revenue of $2.4 million a day in 2013.
Suunto Oy is a company that manufactures and markets sports watches, dive computers, compasses and precision instruments. Headquartered in Vantaa, Finland, Suunto employs more than 300 people worldwide, and its products are sold in over 100 countries. Although globally active, the headquarters is placed next to the factory, in which most of the work stages are still handcrafted. Suunto is a subsidiary of Amer Sports Corporation with sister brands Wilson, Atomic, Sports Tracker, Salomon, Precor, Arc'teryx and Mavic.
Työmies was a Finnish brand of cigarettes, which was owned and manufactured by the "Tupakkatehdas Fennia". "Työmies" is Finnish for "worker" or "working man".
VR is a government-owned railway company in Finland. VR's most important function is the operation of Finland's passenger rail services with 250 long-distance and 800 commuter rail services every day. By 7,500 employees and net sales of 1,251 million euros in 2017 VR is one of the most significant operators in the Finnish public transport market area.
Wärtsilä is a Finnish corporation which manufactures and services power sources and other equipment in the marine and energy markets. The core products of Wärtsilä include large combustion engines used in cruise ships and ferries. As of 2017 the company employed close to 18,000 workers.
Wolt is an online food ordering and delivery service that takes orders via a mobile app. It was founded in 2014 in Helsinki and has since expanded to over 20 cities, including Tampere, Turku, Tallinn, Stockholm, Copenhagen and Tartu. Wolt allows any restaurant to sign up as a merchant, mediating the order from the customer, taking care of the delivery and automatic payment by credit card. As of April 2018, Wolt claimed to deliver food from over 1400 restaurants.
Made in Finland. Certification
All the brands that have the “Made in Finland” label went through two-staged system of labelling in REC