Power station can be beautiful
The City of Vantaa rewards high quality and imaginative architectural artefacts with the Kehäkukka Award. The 2018 prize was awarded to the local power station Fingrid Länsisalmi, which is responsible for securing the electricity supply of Helsinki area.
The station's landmark is a 50-meter steel portal and the buildings of the station are clad with glass filaments.
The steel portions of the substation steel, including the landscape portal, are supplied by the Aurajoki Group.
Päivi Hakala appointed as CEO of Aurajoki
The Aurajoki board of directors has nominated Päivi Hakala as the new CEO for the Aurajoki Group, as of 3 April 2018. Since 2009, Hakala has held the position of Director, Power BU at Eltel Networks. Hakala’s work history includes executive roles in customer relationship management and service business for the building and construction company YIT.
“During the recruitment process, the board of directors sought the right person to lead Aurajoki and its clients on a continued path of growth. Päivi Hakala has extensive experience in leading different types of business units in demanding situations. She brings a lot of valuable experience to Aurajoki”, Arto Tiitinen says.
“In my role, I want to keep Aurajoki on a path of growth and profitability, and, together with skilled staff, strengthen the company as a service business”, Päivi Hakala says.
The Aurajoki Group specialises in industrial services for the metal industry. In 2017, the group had a turnover of €30 million and had 223 employees. The Aurajoki group has facilities in Aura, Kannonkoski, Lievestuore, Mikkeli, Pirkkala and Turku.
Aura, 4 April 2018
Chairman of the board
Aurajoki Group's new Security and Environmental Manager
Sanna Salo has been appointed Aurajoki Group's Security and Environmental Manager (HSE) since February 26, 2018.
Sanna will be responsible for the safety and environmental issues of all factories in close cooperation with local managers and other authorities.
New Production Manager in Aurajoki Pirkkala Oy
Sasu Puranen has been appointed as Production Manager at Aurajoki Pirkkala Oy since January 1, 2018. He also becomes a member of the workshop's management team.
Business Area Director
Aurajoki Oy's CEO changes
Aurajoki Oy's previous CEO Markku Mänki will focus on specific projects for the time being. Toni Casagrande has been appointed as the temporary CEO.