Värtsilä 15.04.1976 1 II share(s) 60 FIM restricted
A small timber factory est. in 1834 has grown successfully and is nowadays a notable manufacturer of ship motors and power plants. Wärtsilä has manufactured also dishes, Abloy locks and cruise ships. The bankruptcy of the Wärtsilä Shipyard company in 1989 was the biggest one in Finland.
Wärtsilä was merged with Lohja Ltd in 1991, and the new company Metra Ltd changed later its name to Wärtsilä. The original factories of Wärtsilä were located in Karelia and lost to the Soviet Union as a result of the WWII. Today the HQ of the company is located in Helsinki.
The share of Wärtsilä was listed in the Helsinki Stock Exchange in 1915 as Kone- ja Siltarakennus Oy. Wärtsilä as today’s form has been listed since 1927. Wärtsilä was also the first Finnish company, which was listed in London. In addition of that the share has been listed in Stockholm and Bombay. Judicially present Wärtsilä is an old Lohjan Kalkkitehdas Oy, which was est. in 1914.
Nature of business: Marine, diesel engines, heavy metal, engineering.
Name history of former Wärtsilä:
in 1990 – merged into Lohja Ltd, whose name was changed to Metra Ltd
since 1965 – Oy Wärtsilä Ab
since 1938 – Wärtsilä-yhtymä OY Wärtsilä-koncernen AB
since 1907 – Ab Wärtsilä Oy
since 1898 – Wärtsilä Aktiebolag
Name history of present Wärtsilä:
22.09.2000 – Wärtsilä Oyj Abp
17.04.1998 – Metra Oyj Abp
16.01.1991 – Metra Oy Ab
12.09.1975 – Oy Lohja Ab
31.01.1947 – Lohjan Kalkkitehdas Oy – Lojo Kalkverk Ab
10.05.1918 – Lojo Kalkverk Aktiebolag
29.10.1914 – Lojo Kalkverk Aktiebolag, Lohjan Kalkkitehdas Osakeyhtiö
– Wärtsilä in Wikipedia »
Auction results: 18.9.2016 14 EUR, 16.9.2018 21 EUR.
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