Growing demand together with strong strategy for future growth got Pemamek to plan factory investment. In the spring 2016, the company announced the upcoming 6000m2 factory expansion.
Construction work of the new premises was completed according to the schedule, by the end of the year 2016. Now the new and modern facilities are already in assembly, test and manufacture use.
- Demand and interest towards automation grows continuously among different sectors, such as shipbuilding and renewable energy industries. Thanks to the expansion, we can immediately response to this demand and additionally, to provide innovative and customer-oriented solutions, tells Jaakko Heikonen, CEO, Pemamek.
The investment worth of several millions increased Pemamek's manufacturing premises by over 50%. This ensures the company to significantly add its capacity but also to accelerate its global operations. The brand new premises will be used chiefly for assembling, testing and product development of the latest technologies, such as laser-hybrid processes and assembling of robot welding stations.
Finnish automation technology to global markets
Pemamek exports over 90% of its production worldwide. The main markets are currently situated in Europe and North-America.
- Our determined plan is to continue providing the world leading automation technology for heavy welding industry. While increasing our global demand, we maintain and strongly develop our manufacturing and business functions Finland. The expansion has tremendous role in using and supporting Finnish engineering expertise. The Finnish know-how is in fact one of our key assets, summarizes Heikonen.
Pemamek has centralized its complete production from design to testing to its headquarters in Finland. After the expansion, the premises total 20,000m2. Additionally, Pemamek has four international sales offices.