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Pioneering companies in the ECO3 area

Yara Eco Ltd.

Yara Eco is an environmentally responsible company in the circular economy advancing nutrient and material efficiency. Yara Eco processes products from industrial side flows for forestry and agriculture, construction and environmental care. The company has a factory producing organic fertilisers and recycled materials for construction in the ECO3 area.

Contact for ECO3 cooperation:
Account and Product Manager Ari Petäjistö, tel. +358 44 981 2323

Karpin Käsittely Ltd.

Karpin Käsittely receives and processes wood refuse, natural materials, demolition debris as well as packaging and energy materials. Karpin Käsittely has recycling centres in the ECO3 area in Nokia and Orivesi. The company also offers demolition services and sells recycled rock from concrete and brick waste left for building roads and other sites.

Contact for ECO3 cooperation:
Janne Martikainen, tel. +358 50 3844 264

Leppäkoski Group

Leppäkoski is a versatile energy company providing electricity, district heat, natural gas and other energy solutions.

The group consists of the parent company Leppäkoski Group Oy and its fully-owned subsidiaries.

Contact for ECO3 cooperation:
Development Director, Mauno Oksanen, tel. +358 44 7503 338

The Pirkanmaa Forestry Management Association

The Pirkanmaa Forestry Management Association (Metsänhoitoyhdistys Pirkanmaa) helps forest owners in the Tampere region, promoting forest owners’ interests at the municipal, regional and EU level. A 30 hectare biomass terminal will be located in the ECO3 area, which will provide a centralised anchor area for the distribution and processing of wood-based materials to satisfy the needs of the energy industry.

Contact for ECO3 cooperation:
Director Jussi Parviainen, tel. +358 400 758 890

Molok Ltd.

Molok is an international company known for developing the Deep Collection method to collect different waste materials efficiently and ecologically. Molok has also developed a new concept called Block Collection, in which recycling containers are brought close to users in single family housing areas. Molok operates close to the ECO3 area in Nokia and is a part of the value chain for the companies in the area.

Contact for ECO3 cooperation:
Director, Products and Marketing Samuli Hellemaa, tel. +358 10 3429 107

MV Betoni Ltd.

MV Betoni is a ready-mixed concrete factory operating in the ECO3 area that delivers ready-mixed concrete for companies and private customers. Concrete products are manufactured from raw natural gravel using an ecological method while also considering customers’ needs.

Contact for ECO3 cooperation:
Sales Ville Mantila, tel. +358 50 366 4464


KUMEKO Group’s forest services produce high-quality wood chips for large industrial boilers in heating and power plants and for agricultural needs. We also supply saw-timber and pulpwood to the sawmill and process industries. KUMEKO Group is building a new fuelwood terminal and treatment area in the ECO3 area.

Contact for ECO3 cooperation:
CEO Mikko-Joonas Kuuminainen, tel. +358 44 062 5802

Asfalttikallio Ltd.

NCC Group divested its Finnish asphalt business to the Finnish based company Asfalttikallio Ltd. In the ECO3 area, Asfalttiokallio has a quarry and the company delivers rock materials for various building sites and road works. Asfalttikallio also produces “green asphalt”, which reduces carbon emissions by 15–25 % during asphalt production compared to conventional methods.

Contact for ECO3 cooperation:
Regional Manager Kari Kärkkäinen, tel. +358 50 516 1570

Nokeval Ltd.

Nokeval develops measuring technology, hardware and software solutions to meet the needs of the urban environment. In the ECO3 value chain, Nokeval offers a number of IoT-solutions for comprehensive condition monitoring in various locations.

Contact for ECO3 cooperation:
Chief Executive Officer Jani Vähäsöyrinki, tel. +358 50 527 6116

Nokian Vesi Ltd.

Nokian Vesi is a company owned by City of Nokia that takes care of water and wastewater systems. Nokian Vesi is building a new wastewater treatment plant that processes silt produced in Nokia. The wastewater treatment plant is one of the anchoring businesses in the ECO3 area.

Contact for ECO3 cooperation:
CEO Ilkka Laukkanen, tel. +358 40 140 4201

Tampere Regional Solid Waste Management Ltd.

Tampere Regional Solid Waste Management Ltd. handles legally required waste management services for 17 municipalities in the Tampere region. The company is a central anchoring business in the ECO3 area. Its waste treatment centre, together with its bio plant (currently under construction), create a remarkable business environment for the circular economy in the area.

Contact for ECO3 cooperation:
CEO Harri Kallio, tel. +358 3 240 5221

Reon Ltd.

Reon processes and refines ground material, concrete, brick, asphalt, construction and demolition refuse as well as ashes and metals. Reon is building a new treatment plant in the ECO3 area.

Contact for ECO3 cooperation:
Environmental Specialist Mikko Saarinen, tel. +358 50 383 3498

Revisol Ltd.

Revisol is a company, specialised in the circular economy that processes various types of refuse for recycling, refinement and energy. Revisol has a new construction waste treatment plant located in the ECO3 area.

Contact for ECO3 cooperation:
Key Account Manager Tero Peltomäki, tel. +358 44 4757 008

Stena Recycling Ltd.

Stena Recycling is part of the Swedish Stena Metall Group. Stena Recycling has approximately 200 plants in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Poland. Stena collects, refines and recycles iron and metal waste in the ECO3 area.

Contact for ECO3 cooperation:
Head of Unit Jussi Pöyhölä, tel. +358 50 336 8887

Suomen Kiertoketju Ltd.

Suomen Kiertoketju is building a rubber and plastic recycling plant in the ECO3 area using pyrolysis technology. A pyrolysis plant refines challenging rubber and plastic refuse into recycled materials for industrial needs.

Contact for ECO3 cooperation:
CEO Kaisa Suvilampi, tel. +358 50 525 4222

Tampereen Hyötypaalaus Ltd.

Tampereen Hyötypaalaus specialises in handling recycled materials from retail trade and industry. In the ECO3 area, Tampereen Hyötypaalaus has a recycling plant for receiving and handling plastics, cardboard and paper. Materials are processed and delivered for further use in different fields of industry.

Contact for ECO3 cooperation:
CEO Lauri Jokinen, tel. +358 50 555 9352

Tramel Ltd.

Tramel is specialised in collecting and processing scrap metal and electrical and electronic appliances and machinery. Tramel re-utilises devices and their parts, refining materials responsibly to be used as raw materials for new products. Tramel is building a processing plant in the ECO3 area.

Contact for ECO3 cooperation:
Sales and Marketing Harri Niukkanen, tel. +358 44 515 3349

WasteWise Ltd.

WasteWise receives recycled materials, primarily industrial rubber sideflows and refines them into recycled products for the chemical industry, lining courts and excavation. The company’s production plant is located in the ECO3 area.

Contact for ECO3 cooperation:
CEO Kaisa Suvilampi, tel. +358 50 525 4222