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10.09.2014 - 11:36

What do birch plywood from Hirvensalmi, Finland, and hiking have in common? Plywood is an essential part of a new aid for outdoor activities.

A German couple decides to go hiking in the Alps. The only problem is the large amount of gear needed and the weight of the backpacks. Many of us would give up at this point, but the resourceful German man starts to develop an aid for transporting all the gear needed while hiking.

31.03.2014 - 09:13

On a cold winter’s day, the smoke – or steam, to be more precise – emitted from KoskiPower Oy’s power plant can be admired with a clean conscience. The boiler burns wood chips and bark, which are renewable natural products and thus represent excellent biofuels in terms of the environment.

17.02.2014 - 15:01

Koskisen, known for its apprenticeship training programmes, is about to launch its Koskisen Academy project, which aims to hire 20 young adults to complete a qualification through an apprenticeship.

The programme will begin in spring 2014 and will be carried out under a so-called Youth Guarantee in co-operation with AEL, Finland’s leading human resource development partner and provider of technical training. The Finnish Youth Guarantee extends to individuals under the age of 30 who have not yet completed a qualification.

07.01.2014 - 09:20

At the end of November, Koskisen became the third sawn timber manufacturer in Finland to be granted fire-retardant certification for its products. In line with the new certification, Koskisen now manufactures for the Finnish market wood panels and exterior cladding boards that have been treated with a fire-retardant coating.

18.12.2013 - 09:25

Koskisen is conquering new transport-vehicle markets by offering wall and ceiling panels for use on fishing vessels. Shipping companies around the world have found in KoskiShip plywood an excellent option for the interior surfaces of their fishing vessels.

11.11.2013 - 11:12
The correct management of a forest throughout its rotation period is important to ensure its optimal growth. That is why Koskitukki offers comprehensive tailored forest management services from soil preparation to thinnings and felling, in addition to wood procurement.
17.09.2013 - 15:16
Hetkonen piece furniture for public spaces.
Finland’s biggest furniture, interior decoration and design fair Habitare features Koskisen Plywood on two exhibition stands.  The Habitare fair will be on from 18 to 22 September 2013 at the Helsinki Exhibition and Convention Centre.
 
The EcoDesign exhibition is part of the Habitare fair programme and a total of 44 designers from 6 countries will be exhibiting. This year's theme is wood.
14.08.2013 - 15:54

This year  the Koskisen group hired 105 young people for summer jobs in a wide variety of tasks. Koskisen is a good place to work,  the wages are fair and workmates are friendly, say the summer employees.

-  We get large numbers of job applications and most of the summer employees have also worked at Koskisen during previous years, says human resources manager Tarja Turunen.

13.06.2013 - 10:30

Koskisen Oy was granted FSC certification at the end of May as proof of the ethical and ecologically sustainable use of the company’s wood raw material.

FSC certification shows Koskisen’s customers and users of the company’s products that the wood raw material used comes from forests managed in an ecologically, ethically and socially sustainable way. Use of the label also promotes sustainable forest management.

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31.10.2012 - 11:12

Koskisen is the sponsor  of the festival

WARSAW UNDER CONSTRUCTION 4: City for sale
Opening of the exhibition and inauguration of WARSAW UNDER CONSTRUCTION
vernissage: 12th October (friday), 7 pm
venue: Emilia Pavilion, Emilii Plater 51