Business concept

  • We make high-quality products that meet the requirements of our customers.
  • We offer excellent service to our customers before, during, and after their decision to buy.
  • We wish to be the first supplier the customer seeks out when they need new and innovative solutions.
  • We aim to be the leading vacuum brazing specialist in Europe.
  • We take responsibility for the environment by being energy efficient.

History

Founded in 1960, Loval Oy is an expert in heating and vacuum brazing solutions. We currently employ some 300 people.

During our journey, we have grown into an international operation, and up to 85 per cent of our production is exported. We have successfully expanded our expertise and operations into many new product branches, including bioscience, medical, and laboratory equipment.

In next paragraph you can see Loval's milestones

Primary milestones

Eero Laakso

1960

Eero Laakso establishes Loval Oy

1968

Loval starts exporting to Sweden

1974

Loval moves to new facilities in Loviisa, Finland

1982

Loval adopts vacuum brazing technology

1990

System products enter production

1995

Exports exceed 50 per cent of net sales

Plate heat exchangers

2003

Plate heat exchangers enter production

2016

Operations expand through asset acquisition

Loval factory

2020

Factory extension and new laboratory

Finnish flag

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Environmental policy

Loval Oy recognises the environmental impacts of its operations and takes responsibility for protecting the environment. In all our operations, we abide by the law and official regulations and follow the principles of sustainable development.

We continuously develop our energy efficiency. We aim to optimise the energy use of our production processes and that of our products.

We have entered the Energy Efficiency Agreement for Industries, which promotes the achieving of the energy saving targets set for Finland.

We include environmental values in all our choices and use renewable energy in our processes. We recover the thermal energy generated by our production processes and reuse it to heat our facilities, in addition to geothermal heating systems.

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