- Estonian-owned steel service company and a part of Elme Metall group, which has steel service units in the Baltic countries, Finland, Poland and Russia.
- Elme Metall group has 14 warehouses in six countries and four steel service centers. The group employs approx. 170 workers.
- The sales last year were over 200 000 tons of steel products and colored metals.
- Affiliate of BLTR Grupp As. The main branches of industry of the group include building and repairing of ships, manufacturing of steel constructions, handling of scrap metal, wholesale of steels and metals, harbour- and stevedoring services and manufacturing and sale of industrial gases. At the moment, BLRT Grupp As employs over 4500 people and it is one of the largest industrial enterprises in the Baltic countries with more than 80 different companies.
In December 2011, BLRT Grupp AS took over AB Eirosteel Ltd which is situated in Hattula and was previously known as N-teräs. As of February 13th 2012, Janne Miettinen was appointed the new CEO of the company. He has, among other things, acted as the manager responsible for the Scandinavian and Baltic sales and marketing of tubular products for the steel company ArcelorMittal. The name of the company changed on the 1st of May 2012 to Elme Metall Finland Ltd, consistent with the company´s other steel service units, and at that time the corporate image of the enterprise was also renewed in many other ways.
There are 24 professionals working for the company. ”Our goal is to expand fast but still keep our agility and great service attitude throughout the organization. I have said that we are a man-size company for people and a professional business partner for companies. So we aim at ”the old time” steel wholesaler spirit while our growth targets are high and we renew our production services and expand our operation in Finland”, states the CEO of the Finnish affiliate, Janne Miettinen.
In the stock selection you can find steel sheets, beams, steel bar and reinforcement bars, meshes and flame cutting and sawing services. The electric newsletter ELMERI acts as an information channel for current issues, which is believed to benefit the local steel and engineering industry, which is wrestling with great cost pressures. ”Although the competition is already hard also on the steel wholesale sector, I am confident that we will redeem our place with our own expertise, competitive prices and by taking care of our great employees.”