The establishment of the subsidiary in Norway supports FSP’s vision of being the leading and diverse surface treatment producer in the North European market.The main strategic goal is to increase turnover to 50 million euro before the end of 2015.The objective is to double international sale during three following years. There will be big expansion prospects in project and offshore business and value added services during the upcoming years.

“The surface treatment market in Norway is about the same size as in Finland.Norway is appealing especially because of its extensive offshore industry and petrochemical production industry around it.Volumes in offshore industry will increase rapidly during the following ten years.FSP has a long experience in offshore structures and inspectors with the Frosio qualification.The Frosio inspection conform to the Norsok standard is an essential part of offshore structures nowadays.Our objective is to meet the high quality requirements because the structures must stand the stress caused by the extreme environment of use”, says Pentti Virtanen, theCEOof FSP Finnish Steel Painting Oy.

In future, the mainstay of FSP will still be Finland where FSP has a surface treatment network around the country and a strong position in manufacturing industry.We offer our customers in-depth expertise in surface treatment services in manufacturing industry, process and offshore industry and infrastructure projects.Formula for success is based on comprehensive development of expertise and new surface treatment methods as well as resource management and communication.Our means include especially active sales and innovative culture as well as project management skills.

“In international projects, the staff is local but the project management is concentrated and happens in Finland.This way, we secure a high quality result with environmental friendly and safe working methods. New surface treatment innovations together with service-oriented working methods create the basis for continuing growth and internationalisation. The service-oriented method is based on smart, agreed type of action.We are excited about the start in new market area and we will continue internationalisation in future”, says Virtanen.

For more information:
CEO Pentti Virtanen, FSP Finnish Steel Painting Ltd, mob: +358 400 811 674.