Mika Kari steps down as managing director of Fortaco

The Board of Directors of Fortaco Group Oy today announced that Mika Kari has stepped down as managing director, effective immediately. Esko Harila, CFO, will serve as acting managing director on an interim basis and Peter Augustsson, the chairman…

Petteri Malin appointed Director of Fortaco site of Wroclaw

Petteri Malin (Director, Business Development) has been appointed Director of Fortaco’s site in Wroclaw, Poland as of 18 April 2013. In his new role Petteri will be leading the development of Wroclaw site business and cooperation with all related…

Roope Ruusunen is appointed Sales Manager at the Kurikka site

Roope Ruusunen is appointed Sales Manager at Fortaco Kurikka machining as of 1 April 2013. His responsibilities include sales of Kurikka and Härmä products in Finland. Roope Ruusunen will be reporting to Simo Ruotsalainen (Director, Kurikka…

Cooperation negotiations at Fortaco Ostrobothnia Oy completed

Fortaco Ostrobothnia Oy cooperation negotiations that were launched in January have now been completed. During the negotiations decision was made that the component manufacturing at Kurikka site will be ended and transferred to other Fortaco sites.…

New surface treatment line at the Holíč, Slovakia is in operation

Fortaco has opened successfully a state of the art surface treatment line for serial manufacturing at the Holíč site in Slovakia. The site manufactures ready-to-assemble cabins for mobile machines for its globally-operating OEM customers. The…

Fortaco starts co-operation negotiations in Parkano

Fortaco Oy starts co-operation negotiations in Parkano in order to improve the competitiveness of the site and respond to the foreseen changes in market demand. The objective is to further enhance the productivity and competitiveness of Parkano site…

Fortaco starts co-operation negotiations in Kurikka components and assembly site

Fortaco Ostrobothnia Oy starts co-operation negotiations in order to improve the competitiveness of the site and respond to the foreseen changes in market demand. The objective is to further enhance the productivity and competitiveness of cabin…

Fortaco press release – 28 December 2012

Establishing a new company called Fortaco was agreed in October 2012 by the funds managed by CapMan (CapMan) and Rautaruukki Corporation (Ruukki).The new company was planned to be established by combining units of Komas and Ruukki’s Engineering…

Komas press release 11.12.2012 at 1.30 pm EET

Funds managed by CapMan (CapMan) and Rautaruukki Corporation (Ruukki) agreed in October to combine units of Komas and Ruukki’s Engineering division to form a new company called Fortaco. The agreement has now received European Commission clearance…

Komas Press Release 17 October 2012 at 9:00 a.m. EET

Funds managed by CapMan (CapMan) and Rautaruukki Corporation (Ruukki) have agreed to combine units of Komas and Ruukki’s Engineering division to form a new company through an asset deal. The new company is called Fortaco and will be Europe’s largest…