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26.03.2015 - 16:40
Chairs made from KoskiDecor products

Koskisen is exhibiting at the  Intezum fair in Cologne, Germany on the 5th-8th May with interior decorative products made from Finnish birch plywood.

27.02.2015 - 14:27

The general economic situation in Finland weakened further, whereas in Europe the crisis sentiment shifted to cautious growth expectations during the year. The strengthening U.S. economy and robust dollar also created confidence that the opportunities of euro-zone export companies would improve. At the end of the year, the economic sanctions imposed on Russia as a result of its actions, as well as the price of oil and the crash of the ruble, led to increased economic uncertainty in Finland.

16.02.2015 - 15:50

Wood is versatile material and building with wood has many benefits. Watch video "Why wood"  and explore the story of wood made by Woodproducts.

 

20.01.2015 - 09:35
Japan's Minister of Economy Daishiro Yamagiwa visited Koskisen Oy

Japan's State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, Dr. Daishiro Yamagiwa visited Finland on the 11 – 12th January 2015. The Minister was familiarised with Finnish industry and Koskisen Oy was chosen as a representative of the timber industry.

28.11.2014 - 11:48

Finnish birch is an ideal solution for the interior of concert halls both in terms of acoustic and visual properties.

Koskisen delivered gallery elements and a plafond measuring 16 metres in diameter to a concert hall to be built in Katowice, Poland. The solutions were manufactured from BirchUp panels, which combine birch plywood and sawn birch. The customer’s choice for the concert hall’s material was largely based on the excellent acoustic properties and beautiful appearance of Finnish birch plywood.

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.