Finnfoam expands foothold in Sweden
Finnfoam, a Finnish manufacturer of thermal insulation, is building a plant in Kristinehamn, Sweden. The total value of the investment is 30–40 million euros.
Supplier of wooden houses from Lapland wins major contract in China
In early February, Rovaniemi Hirsitalot signed a contract on the delivery of Finnish wooden houses to Manchuria, China. The contract is valued at close to one million euros.
Europe’s biggest wooden apartment block to be built in Finland
The Europe’s largest wooden apartment building will be constructed in Finland next year. The Finnish construction company Rakennusliike Roponen is building the apartment block for the 2015 Housing Fair in Vantaa.
How a round-log house gets smart
Within half a century, log house construction has experienced quite a revolution: traditional round-log cabins have evolved into today’s modern smart homes. Public construction and exports are two special growth areas. The material’s environmental friendliness also adds to the appeal.