history

1974

Oy Lämpökäsittely Ab was established in Finland by Mr. Eero Jääskeläinen. Eero and his brothers gained their heat treatment knowledge from Svenska Cooperheat Ab in Gothenburg, Sweden.

The Company was the first professional heat treatment company in Finland.

1982

Own development, 6-channel transformer with micro-processor controller was introduced.

1992

Founder Eero Jääsekeläinen tragically died in the middle of a negotiation. His brother Jorma took over the lead.

1993

Company acquired the heat treatment business in A. Ahlström Oy’s boiler plant in Varkaus, Finland.

1995

Acquisition of Göteborgs Värmebehandling in Gothenburg, Sweden.

1995

Large subcontracting agreement with Fakop Ltd. in Poland.

1995

Establishing Heatmaster Oy to focus on products and technology.

1998

Headquarters moved to new premises in Koneharju, Lahti, Finland.

2002

Joint venture Heatmasters Baltic Oü was established in Estonia.

2003

First orders from China. Developing local dealership.

2005

ISO9001 quality system was first time certified.

2006

Joint venture operations was established in Ukraine.

2007

Joint venture operations was established in Saudi Arabia.

2007

Investment company Panostaja Oyj acquired the ownership of Lahden Lämpökäsittely Oy and the group name was changed to Heatmasters Group.

2013

Operations were divided into two divisions: Services and Technology.

Mr. Ilkka Mujunen started as President and CEO of Heatmasters.

2014

Heatmasters celebrated 40th anniversary.

Delivery of history's largest electrical furnace to end-customer in Kazachstan.

2015

Establishing Heatmasters Scandinavia Ab to focus on service and product sales.

2016

Establishing Heatmasters Inc, La Porte Texas. to focus on sales and rental of equopment.

Establishing Heatmasters Turku, to focus on heat treatment service.