The OR Group is known as an expert on the woodworking industry. Our focus is on the industrial processing of wood and production of wood products.

The versatile product range consists of solutions for transportation and storing: plywood packages and wood packages with brand Savopak. In our group of companies is also manufactured parquets, floor boards, interior lining panels, furniture components and pine glue boards for Parla brand.

OR Group comprises of three family-owned companies Olavi Räsänen Oy, Parla Floor Oy and Savopak Oy.

Olavi Räsänen Oy

In 1946 the Industrial Counselor Olavi Räsänen founded a little joinery in the basement of a prayer-house behind Mikkeli Cathedral. There were produced skis and plywood boxes for sweets.  By the time Olavi Räsänen Oy was registered in 1962, the company was already manufacturing the pallets that are main products of Olavi Räsänen Oy also today. In the beginning of 1960 when Olavi´s son Raimo Räsänen (managing director 1974-2015) started working in Olavi Räsänen Oy, the company was producing wooden boxes for dairy and brewery industry products. In the beginning of 1960, there were huge amounts of birch wood raw material available in Finnish markets. Realising that  Olavi Räsänen started parquet production. In 1984 Olavi Räsänen Oy purchased Savopak Oy, that was also making wooden packages in Varkaus.

In 2015 when Kari Nikkanen took his new position as a managing director, wood packaging industry products has been major source of income. Today, being a part of the OR Group, Olavi Räsänen Oy is highly recognised as reliable and professional pallet and pallet collar manufacturer. Our production plant is located in Mikkeli, in the Seurala’s industrial zone. Pallets are being produced on three automated production lines.

 

Savopak Oy

Savopak Oy wurde im Jahr 1969 gegründet. Heute, als Mitglied der OR group, ist Savopak Oy als zuverlässiger Partner, der eine umfangreiche Auswahl von Verpackungen und Dienstleistungen für Transport und Lagerung von Produkten anbietet, international bekannt. Die Fertigung erfolgt in vier Werken im östlichen Finnland.

Drei Produktionsstätten befunden sich in Varkaus und eine in Rantasalmi.

Hauptartikel in unserer vielseitigen Produktauswahl sind hochwertige Sperrholz- und Holzverpackungen, welche in der Industrie und im öffentlichen Sektor zum Einsatz kommen. Unsere Produktauswahl wird zudem durch unterschiedlichste Verpackungsdienstleistungen vervollständigt.

Darüber hinaus sind unsere Spezialprodukte in der Tabakindustrie und auch in Käsereien, beispielsweise bei der Reifung von Käse, im Einsatz.

In den letzten Jahren zählten Deutschland, Holland, Belgien, Österreich, Schweden und Norwegen zu den wichtigsten Exportländern. In jedem Marktgebiet arbeiten wir mit einem Kooperationspartner zusammen. Genauere Informationen hierzu finden Sie in unserem Verkaufsnetzwerk. Sollte Ihr Land sich nicht in unserem Verkaufsnetzwerk befinden, nehmen bitte Kontakt zu unserem Exportpersonal in Finnland auf.

Die Belieferung unserer Kunden erfolgt Just-In-Time mit einem hohen Qualitätsstandard. Betriebe aus der Automobil-, Maschinenbau-, Elektronik-, Chemie- und Papierindustrie, nicht zu vergessen Bergbau und Baugewerbe, verpacken ihre Produkte in Savopak-Verpackungen.
 

Parla Floor Oy

Olavi Räsänen Oy started manufacturing of mosaic parquet in 1963. Parquets were marketed with two brand names, Parla for domestic markets and Fibi for German markets.

 

During 1970´s there were huge increase in building houses in Finland. Production quantities of parquet flooring increased as well. New parquets of excotic wood species started to interest buyers. The production lines were renewed in 1974, and with these automatizations parquet production was able to meet the increased demand.  Birch parquet was installed a lot also to gyms and event halls.  In 70´s oak parquet were favoured in homes.

 

After the mid 70´s board parquet was introduced to markets, and its demand increased fast. In 1978 Olavi Räsänen Oy started to manufacture board parquets as well. In year 2000 the production of mosaic parquet ended, board parquet had become the most popular choice for consumers in Finland and in Europe as well. The benefits of board parquet was/is its easiness and fastness when installing. The production of ParlaFix parquet started in 2004.