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Business Presentation: How a one-man operation in rural Finland became a global leader

September 4, 2018 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT

Tuesday, September 4 at 3 p.m. in Wargelin 303

Established in Vieremä, Finland in 1970 by Einari Vidgrén, Ponsse now has 11 subsidiaries around the world and does business in 40 countries. The family of Einari Vidgrén, initially a forest machine entrepreneur, is still involved in the day-to-day operations of the company. Ponsse is a family company whose roots are deep in the Finnish countryside.

In addition to Ponsse, Mr. Vidgrén is Chairman of the Einari VidgrenFoundation, and is a board member of the University of Oulu, the Finnish Film Industry (Suomen Filmiteo llisuus Oy), and other local and regional organizations.

Details

Date:
September 4, 2018
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Organizer

Kevin Manninen
Phone:
(906) 487-7371
Email:
kevin.manninen@finlandia.edu
Website:
http://www.finlandia.edu/about/directory/user/kmanninen/
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