Kemppi Group

Owned and headed by the Kemppi family

Company structure

Kemppi Group Oy is the parent company of Kemppi Oy and Kempower Oy. It is responsible for the long-term development of Kemppi Group’s market and owner value.

Kemppi Oy Group is formed by Kemppi Oy and its subsidiaries and is the operating entity for the welding business. With its headquarters in Lahti, Finland, the company has 20 subsidiaries and close to 800 employees around the world. Italian welding torch manufacturer Trafimet Group SpA is part of the Kemppi Oy Group.

Both Kemppi Group and Kemppi Oy Group are owned by the Kemppi family and headed by the third generation.

Antti Kemppi

  • Executive Chairman, Kemppi Group Oy
  • Languages: EN, FI
Teresa Kemppi-Vasama Kemppi Oy

Teresa Kemppi-Vasama

  • Executive Chairman, Kemppi Oy
  • Languages: EN, FI
Kemppi Group

Board members

Kemppi Oy

  • Teresa Kemppi-Vasama, Chairman of the Board
  • Matti Hyytiäinen, Vice Chairman of the Board
  • Antti Kemppi, Board member and Executive Chairman, Kemppi Group Oy
  • Tomas Hedenborg, Board member
  • Kari Kemppi, Board member
  • Heikki Westerlund, Board member
  • Saku Mäihäniemi, Board member

Kemppi Group Oy

  • Antti Kemppi, Chairman of the Board
  • Hannu Kemppi, Board member
  • Teresa Kemppi-Vasama, Board member and Executive Chairman, Kemppi Oy
  • Jouko Kemppi, Board member
  • Eija Vartiainen, Board member
  • Kimmo Kemppi, Vice Chairman of the Board
  • Petri Vartiainen, Board member
  • Nina Kemppi, Board member
  • Olli Ryynänen, Board member

Kemppi Oy Group Management Team

Kemppi Oy Group's Management Team initiates and follows strategic actions and business development. It also defines the operative principles and resources for our operations worldwide.

Ville Vuori Kemppi Oy

Ville Vuori

  • CEO, Kemppi Oy
  • Languages: EN, FI

Katri Sahlman

Gerben van den Berg

  • Vice President, Markets
  • Languages: EN, NL, DE
Terhi Laari Kemppi Oy

Terhi Laari

Pekka Airola

Janne Karppinen

Roger Rasmussen

The forerunner of arc welding

Kemppi is the design leader of the arc welding industry. We are committed to boosting the quality and productivity of welding by continuous development of the welding arc. Kemppi supplies advanced products, digital solutions and services for professionals from industrial welding companies to single contractors. The usability and reliability of our products is our guiding principle. We operate with a highly skilled partner network covering over 70 countries to make its expertise locally available. Headquartered in Lahti, Finland, Kemppi employs close to 800 professionals in 17 countries and has a revenue of 140 MEUR.

Kemppi – Designed for welders


Technical specifications