Etola-Yhtiöt is a Finnish group. We operate in several sectors including industrial products and supplies, building supplies, marine equipment, and household products. Our overall sales in 2018 are approximately 430 million euros, 80% of which is comprised of industrial products and supplies. We are the largest and most diverse supplier in Finland in the industrial products and supplies sector.
Etra offers comprehensive solutions in industrial products and supplies with a basic range of over 300,000 standard products. The Etra range is supplemented with products from other Etola group companies in their specialist fields: Nestepaine in hydraulics, Tiivistekeskus in seals, Tiivistetekniikka in process gaskets, Foiltek in plastic sheets, Euro-Kumi in conveyor belts, and Etra Elektroniikka in electronic components.
We have joined together competence from several specialized technical fields and gathered them in a group working with a shared management system, which enables us to be the best possible partner for our customers. We source our standard products from the leading international manufacturers, and we have production services in Finland catering to customers needing customized products. The production services at Etola-yhtiöt employ over 250 people, enabling us to offer reliability also in custom-made products. Etra has efficient logistics in supplying international quality brands, which combined with our own production services form a base for our comprehensive customer service concept.
We are constantly developing our service performance, multi-channel service, efficient supply channel management and our comprehensive service concept. Our objective is to support our clients in their operations and performance with our efficient and competent products and supply services. As a Finnish family-owned company, we invest in Finland. In 2017, we expanded the Etra logistics center by 30.000 square meters and increased automation. We are continually developing our chain of stores, our logistics services, and our online services in order to offer the best possible customer experience. Staying true to our company values, we invest in sustainable solutions.
Reliability, high quality, customer-centered service, sustainable development, and building and maintaining our welfare society are important values for us – now and always.