The renovation project on Rovaniemi’s Ounaskoski rail bridge has begun. For FSP Finnish Steel Painting, responsible for surface treatment work, this marks an extremely important contract. FSP’s ambition is to restore the bridge to perfect condition, following strict quality and environmental requirements.

A YEAR OF DEVELOPMENT BEHIND AND AHEAD

This year, FSP has focused its efforts on the development of operations and working methods, and on the well-being of employees. For this reason, I am extremely pleased to say that we have moved forward with new innovations. I will highlight three of them here. On pages 12–13, we introduce a completely new production simulation

EXTRA RESISTANT POLYUREA FOR CRAMO

In the fall of 2017, Europe’s leading equipment rental provider Cramo wanted to improve the impact resistant of concrete floors in the company’s central workshop in Tuusula. Cramo Finland chose FSP as the contractor, who recommended coating the floor with highly durable polyurea. So far, Cramo Finland Oy’s Service Manager Tuomas Niinisalo has been pleased
During this fall, FSP Finland’s Lappeenranta surface treatment plant has performed several ARC coating projects for the Filters unit of Outotec. The targets have been pressure filters Outotec exports for the mining and chemical industries. The total weight of the coated parts goes up to as much as 60 tons. Mikko Tykkyläinen, Production Manager of
Since the 1970’s, FSP has performed stealth and camouflage coating projects in its surface treatment plants and at shipyards. FSP has worked globally for the defence equipment industries, where the requirements for surface treatment quality are high. “For stealth and camouflage coatings, FSP has a professional staff, extensive experience, strong expertise in surface treatment, and

SHOPPING CENTRE FAÇADE GETS A FRESH LOOK

One of the biggest shopping malls in Finland, Shopping Centre Itis, has given a face lift to its facade on the Tallinnanaukio Square. The facade lighting will also be partially renewed during the surface treatment project. FSP was in charge of the surface treatment of the facade steel structures in November. The project commissioner was

BEST OF THE BEST IN SURFACE TREATMENT

This November at shopping center Itis’ Tallinnanaukio Square, there were familiar faces on the surface on the surface treatment site. In attendance are brothers Ari and Kari Kuusisto, Keijo Nordling, Jari Juhola and, as supervisor, Karri Lempinen. The surface treatment work proceeds quickly, yet with great care. “We graduated from vocational school in Rauma only

BOOSTING PRODUCTION WITH SIMULATIONS

FSP has adopted a computer-assisted simulation program, which can be used to detect the strengths and bottlenecks of production processes without disturbing the actual production. The simulation program, Tecnomatix, is supplied by Ideal PLM. The program has been commissioned, for example, at the FSP surface treatment plant in Kangasniemi, Finland, where it was the key
In the late autumn of 2017, Suomen Sokeri (Finnsugar) utilised FSP’s extensive surface treatment expertise in the Porkkala sugar refinery in Kantvik, Kirkkonummi. The surface treatment contract comprised the inner surface of a molasses container, and presented FSP with a demanding challenge, as the work had to be done inside the container. The container has

SHOPPING MALL TRIPLA PLACES A BIG ORDER

Due to be the largest shopping centre in Finland, Mall of Tripla chose FSP to perform surface treatment work on the shopping centre’s large steel frame structures during the autumn. The key factor in this project was the ability to give the customer a quick, flexible and secure response, because the order was made with