July 24, 2017 10:06 AM ET

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Company Overview of Walki Group Oy

Company Overview

Walki Group Oy manufactures technical laminates and protective packaging materials. The company specializes in the production of fiber based, intelligent, and multi-layer laminate products. It serves building and living, paper and forest, office, steel and metal, radio-frequency identification and flexible circuit board, and technical markets, as well as food, retail, and transportation packaging sectors worldwide. Walki Group Oy was formerly known as Walki Wisa Group and changed its name to Walki Group Oy in June 2007. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in Espoo, Finland with plants in Finland, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, the United Kingdom, the Russian Federation, and China...

Ahventie 4 A 15

Espoo,  02170


Founded in 2007


358 2053 63111


358 2053 63090

Key Executives for Walki Group Oy

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 64
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Executive Vice President of Sourcing
Head of Supervisor for Walki Pietarsaari
Executive Vice President of Industrial Packaging and Lean Operations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Walki Group Oy Key Developments

Walki Group Introduces Walki Print Media XXl Family of Products

Walki Group has introduced the Walki®Print Media XXL family of products, which provides `green' printing and imaging solutions. This comes at a time when the OOH sector is steadily moving away from using chemically treated, moisture-resistant blueback papers and PVC-scrim for printed banners and displays. Growing awareness of the hazards that PVC poses to the environment and in particular, the difficulties faced in its disposal, has created a need for more eco-friendly products. Using ultra-light, tear resistant and recyclable raw materials, the Walki Group has developed new `green' print media by combining specific base materials and functional polymers. Walki's solutions can be used for both front-lit and back-lit applications, with a non-reflective, inkjet-receptive layer which is suitable for both UV-curable and Latex inks The three products within the Walki®Print Media XXL range are, Walki®Backlit: A reinforced coated paper - that has been established in the graphics market for about a decade - for long-term usage in outdoors scroll boxes and exclusively sold via selected media wholesalers. Walki®Billboard: A PP or PET-based coated multi-purpose nonwoven product for mid-term outdoor advertising on panels, rollup banner stands, and for home decoration. Walki®Banner: A HDPE or PP-based coated woven material for short-term outdoor advertising on frames and fences such as at sports events, exhibitions etc.

Walki Group Announces Executive Changes

Tommi Björnman, Executive Vice President, Industrial Packaging has decided to leave the Walki Group to continue his career outside the company. Tommi will stay with Walki until December 31, 2015. Following this change, Marko Siltala has been appointed Executive Vice President, Industrial Packaging as of January 1, 2016. In addition to this new responsibility, Marko will continue to be in charge of the Lean Operations function, Marko remains a member of the Group Execute Team and he reports to Leif Frilund, President and CEO.

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