March 14, 2012

Onninen delivers snow to the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi

Onninen won a tender for the production of snow for the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi in 2014. The tender was organized by SC Olympstroy,
a company owned by the Russian government.
The value of the snow making equipment is about EUR 4 million. Onninen’s partner is a Finnish equipment manufacturer All-Weather SnowTek Oy.
The requirements for the functioning of snow making appliance are high. The equipment should be able to produce snow even at +10 Celsius outside temperature and during rain.
Further information is available at www site of SC Olympstroy.
Further information:
Kimmo Huttunen, Managing Director, Onninen Russia,
tel. +7 965 003 7279
Väinö Nuuttila, Key Account Director, Onninen Russia,
tel. +358 400 425717 (or +7 965 005 0831 in Russia)

Onninen provides comprehensive materials services to contractors, industry, public organizations and technical product retailers.  We are a family-owned company and have operated in the industry since 1913. We have 2,800 employees in our Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Polish, Russian and Baltic operations. Our net sales for 2011 totaled EUR 1.5 billion. Onninen Russia employs 190 persons and had a turnover of EUR 54.5 million for 2011.