Darekon Group’s turnover increased 10 % to 41.6 million euros. Company’s operating profit was 1.8 million euros and the equity ratio was 38.7 percent.
The year 2016 exceeded expectations. Cooperation with existing customers was deepening and new customer relationships started. The expansion of the Haapavesi facilities was realised at the end of the year. The size of the plant is now 4.500 m2.
During the current year Darekon expects to grow and keep current profitability level. The main investments will be made in production machinery and in IT-systems.
Darekon’s plants are located in Haapavesi, Klaukkala, Savonranta and Gdansk in Poland. The average amount of employees increased to 280.
Darekon has strengthened its organization as of March 1, 2017 as follows:
M. Sc. (Tech) Marta Łapińska has been appointed as sourcing and material manager in Gdansk plant. She joined Darekon in 2015 and has been acting in sourcing and quality activities. Marta Łapińska is part of SC Director Teppo Pitkänen´s team.
Darekon has strengthened its organization as of February 1, 2017 as follows:
M.Sc. (telecommunication) Ilmari Haho has been appointed as Key Account Manager. Before joining Darekon he acted as the managing director of Ele-Products Ltd. Before that Mr. Haho
worked over 9 years for Innokas Medical Ltd., latest as Director of Customer Management. He has strong knowhow of healthcare and telecommunication (Electrobit and Nokia) businesses in
customer management as well as in R&D. Mr. Haho will be responsible of certain key customers and he is part of new customer acquisition team.
M. Sc. (Tech) Tiina Luiskala has been appointed as sourcing and material manager in Haapavesi
plant. She joined Darekon in 2009 as a buyer and she has been acting as sourcing manager since beginning of 2014. Tiina Luiskala is part of SC Director Teppo Pitkänen´s team.
Darekon invests in manufacturing services for medical devices and industrial electronics in Haapavesi.
Darekon starts to use 1.400 square meters enlargement of new facilities in Haapavesi. At the same time current facilities have been updated to meet future needs of customers. The total size of facilities is now 4.400 square meters.
Darekon is a manufacturing services provider for demanding medical and industrial equipment. In 2015 its net sales totalled €37,7 million and the number of employees amounted to more than 260 people. This year net sales will exceed €40 million and net sales of Haapavesi plant is more than €18 million with 100 employees. The target is to expand operations with current and new customers.
”We see that renewed and expanded facilities as well as skilled and highly motivated personnel make it possible to develop all our operations in Haapavesi. We are able to provide even higher quality in overall services – with competitive terms” says Darekon´s CEO Kai Orpo.
CEO, Darekon Group Oy
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