Welcome to read the latest For Surface Protection magazine. In this issue we discuss concrete bridge building, especially the surface treatment of bridges. How has it changed over time? What kinds of bridge construction sites have FSP’s professionals been working on lately?
Hiab’s and FSP’s new paint shop, utilizing IoT solutions, is ready to meet the high growth expectations, considering sustainable development. Automation is reshaping the surface treatment industry and benefiting customers, giving them valuable and accurate information about the surface treatment process.
The newly appointed Production Manager of the Turku surface treatment unit has long experience from managerial duties in the manufacturing industry. Jaakko Saari’s career in FSP began in exceptional circumstances, but he is still happy to once again get to work in a factory environment.
Bridges are important traffic routes and landmarks that need regular maintenance in order to remain safe to use. As Finland’s bridge infrastructure is aging, the need for extensive renovations has increased. But how have the ways in which bridges are renovated changed over time? In what kinds of projects has FSP been involved? The renovation
The pasila station area in Helsinki is known as a busy spot: there is tram and car traffic as well as pedestrian traffic to trains, the mall of Tripla and the Pasila office centre to name a few locations. In such a place, executing a complete repair of a bridge is no simple task. Despite
”We are working on many fronts, and in various ways. Development is going on with customers, internally and from environmental point of view” FSP’s development director rauli yrjänä summarizes the news for the early autumn. He believes that many projects that are being started now will in the future prove useful for all units and
This past year has been an exceptional time for us all, but FSP’s HR director Mari Rajakallio still maintains a positive outlook. FSP’s employees are flexible professionals who are able to cope with their good attitude and diverse knowhow. Rajakallio’s own work is focused on the issues of work ability and continuous learning. She is


Musculoskeletal ailments are common in surface treatment work. FSP has actively started tackling and preventing them, together with our occupational health service, with positive outcomes. Absences related to musculoskeletal problems have decreased, and good experiences have emerged for example from the direct reception of an occupational physiotherapist.
Fsp’s employees are encouraged to work temporarily in other units or take part in project work. The variation is useful and refreshing for both the company and the employee.


Our employee Esko Nieminen (November 14, 1956–September 12, 2020) has passed away due to a serious illness. He is dearly missed by relatives and friends as well as a large group of co-workers.