Peikko Group

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Peikko Group Corporation
Limited company
Industry Manufacturing
Founded 1965 Teräspeikko (Lahti, Finland)
Founder Jalo Paananen
Headquarters Lahti, Finland
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Jussi Vanhanen (Chairman)
Topi Paananen (CEO)
Products Concrete connections, Composite beams
Revenue 113 m € (2012)
Number of employees
1000
Subsidiaries Over 30 subsidiaries worldwide
Website www.peikko.com

Peikko Group Corporation is a Finnish leading global supplier of concrete connections and composite structures. Peikko is a family-owned and run company with over 1000 professionals. Peikko was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Lahti, Finland

Peikko has subsidiaries in 30 countries in Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and North America, with manufacturing operations in 9 countries.

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Peikko manufactures fastening products, anchor bolts and column shoes, balcony connections, corbels and hangers, ties and loops, meshes and rebars, lifting systems, flooring products, composite beams and steel frames etc.

History[edit]

Founded in Finland, Northern Europe, in 1965 by Mr. Jalo Paananen with the name Teräspeikko (Steel Troll). The company is now owned and managed by the second generation of the family. The first product was a diagonal tie used in sandwich wall elements. The product is even still a part of Peikko product mix.

The first steps of internationalization were taken in 1990's when establishing sales offices to Germany (1997), Norway (1999) and Sweden (2001). Today Peikko operates in over 30 countries worldwide.

The original name of the company "Teräspeikko" means Steel Troll in English. It resembles a Finnish, humorous view of a troll (peikko), a creature very common to Finnish fairy tales, living in forests. The company name was shortened to Peikko in 2005 due to the increasing international functions.

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