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 Structures
Revenue 147 m € (2014)
Number of employees
1200
Subsidiaries Over 30 subsidiaries worldwide
Website www.peikko.com
Peikko Group headquarters in Lahti.

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 1200 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.

Products[edit]

Peikko's product range consists of concrete connections for precast construction, concrete connections for cast-in-situ construction, composite beams and frame structures, flooring products, and wind turbine foundation technology.

History[edit]

Composite beams

Founded in Finland, Northern Europe, in 1965 by Mr. Jalo Paananen with the name Teräspeikko. 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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