Patria and FSP enter into agreement on transfer of Hämeenlinna surface treatment functions

Patria and FSP For Surface Protection Oy have reached an agreement on surface treatment operations in Hämeenlinna paint shop as of January 1st, 2019.

Paint shop’s surface treatment professionals will transfer into FSP under their current employment conditions. In addition Patria FSP will also provide its services to other companies’ within the area.

– Out of multiple good choices we found FSP as a most qualified partner for the future. Patria aims to alliance with the industry leaders, says Director Jere Tuominen from Patria.

– We believe that partnership with FSP brings us better know-how within surface treatment. This gives us an advantage to provide more added value to our customers operating in substantially versatile circumstances. In addition to professionality and reliability it is also FSP’s international abilities that generates deeper interest for our cooperation.


FSP’s new surface treatment unit is situated in Hongisto industry area in Hämeenlinna. It is connected to Patria factory. In this unit FSP can treat effectively both small parts or even ready-made assembled troop carriers. With our methods we can serve the engineering industry customers throughout Häme and Pirkanmaa regions.

– We are investing in the partnership. FSP is seeking for a long-term partnership with an international customer. From Hämeenlinna factory we obtain professionality and technologies, which enables us to serve both the existing and the new customers, says FSP CEO Pentti Virtanen.


Patria is an international provider of defence, security and aviation life cycle support services and technology solutions. Patria provides its aerospace and military customers with equipment availability, continuous performance development as well as selected intelligence, surveillance and management system products and services.

Patria has several locations in Finland, Sweden, Norway and Estonia.

Patria Group’s net sales for the year 2017 was EUR 467.7 million and 2 800 professionals.


FSP For Surface Protection is one of the leading companies in the Northern-European industrial surface treatment industry. Thera are over 250 professionals working and a turnover is around €22 million.

FSP offer customer-oriented and environmentally friendly industrial surface treatment services covering the entire product life cycle, from defining conditions to surface treatment and inspections and post-warranty maintenance. FSP operates in Poland, Estonia and Finland.


Pentti Virtanen, CEO
FSP For Surface Protection Oy
tel. +358 400 811 674

Jere Tuominen, Director
tel.+358 40 869 6731