KWH Mirka is a global company with subsidiaries in 15 countries; 96% of sales are exports to over 100 countries. Mirka specialises in flexible abrasive materials and sanding products for dust-free finishing. Mirka’s advanced sanders and polishers provide the user with unique advantages. The innovative design of these machines, in combination with a comprehensive range of top-class abrasives, polishing compounds and accessories, offers total solutions to meet the customers’ individual needs. The aim is to offer the best solution for surface finishing in preparation for painting or treating the surface.
Mirka has four factories in Finland. The Jeppo and Oravais units manufacture and convert paper, cloth, net and non-woven abrasives. At Karis, the textile base material for net products is produced, and the new factory in Jakobstad produces microfinishing products and polishing compounds. Electric sanders are also assembled at this facility. Wide and narrow belts are converted to meet European requirements at the distribution centre in Belgium.
INCREASED PROPORTION OF UNIQUE PRODUCTS
INVESTMENTS IN PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
|Turnover, EUR million||233,3||206,2||190,2||176,0||161,9|
|Exports and foreign operations, %||96||96||96||96||96|
|Share of group turnover, %||64||57||56||56||30|
|Investments, EUR million||20,1||12,3||21,8||9,7||7,2|