Ponsse Plc is a company specializing in the sales, production,service and technology of forest machines designed for the cut-to-length method. Ponsse’s domicile is in Vieremä, Finland, where the company was established in 1970. The family of founder Einari Vidgren, who started off as a forest machine entrepreneur, is still involved in Ponsse’s daily operations. Globally, the company has nearly 1,700 employees, of which approximately 600 work in the factory complex in Vieremä.
Ponsse’s main market areas include Finland, Sweden, Russia, Germany, France, North America and Latin America. The company has 12 subsidiaries and 32 retailers. All machinery is manufactured in Vieremä. In 2018, the company’s turnover was €612 million. Close to 78% of turnover comes from exports.
(In the picture Ponsse Plc Production Development Manager Heikki Selkälä (on the left) and Method Designer Antti Haapalainen).