Oras (company)

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Oras Ltd
Limited Company
Founded 1945 (1945)
Founder Erkki Paasikivi
Headquarters Rauma, Finland
Area served
Europe
Key people
Pekka Kuusniemi (CEO)[1]
Products Faucets, Showers, Technical valves
Revenue €131.1 million (2012)
Owner Oras Invest Ltd.
Number of employees
920 (2012)
Website www.oras.com

Oras Oy is a Finnish manufacturer of bathroom and kitchen faucets.[2] The company was founded in Rauma in 1945 by Erkki Paasikivi.[3] Oras is the fourth largest faucet manufacturer in Europe, and it holds 30–80 percent of the market share in Finland.[1] The company has two factories, which are located in Olesno, Poland and Rauma.[2][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kullas, Emilia (October 12, 2007). "Paasikiven iloiset velikullat tarttuvat Kemiraan". Talouselämä (in Finnish). Talentum. Retrieved May 3, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Oras at a glance". Oras. Retrieved May 3, 2012. 
  3. ^ Vahe, Juha (September 5, 2008). "Vuorineuvos Pekka Paasikivi (1944–)". Kansallisbiografia (in Finnish). Finnish Literature Society. Retrieved May 3, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Oras keskittää tuotantoaan Raumalle ja Puolaan" (in Finnish). Yle. December 7, 2010. Retrieved May 3, 2012.