Editors

Welding Value

Welding Value

Welding Value is a corporate blog hosted by Kemppi Oy. Its main purpose is to evoke discussion on the transformation of modern welding, and bring you the latest stories from within the global welding industry told by true experts in their respective fields.

Sonja Airikka

Sonja Airikka

Communications Specialist, Content Marketing at Kemppi Oy. Content marketing specialist who is interested in branding and Asian market. Devoted to storytelling, passionate about great content. Managing editor of Welding Value.

Siiri Salo

Siiri Salo

Content Specialist at Mainostoimisto Ilme Oy. Organizational Communications expert and social media enthusiast who gets excited about inspirational stories and crisp brands. Plans to become an inbound marketing guru.

Jani Kumpulainen

Jani Kumpulainen

Welding Engineer, Global Welding Services at Kemppi Oy. International Welding Engineer (IWE) and Inspector (IWI-C) who has 10 years of experience as a welding expert in welding process development, welding coordination of pressure vessels and international sales. Interested in understanding the whole welding industry including welding processes, weldable materials, and welding quality standards.

Reetta Verho

Reetta Verho

Manager, Welding Services at Kemppi Oy. International Welding Engineer (IWE) who is an active member in ISO standardization committees. Board member in The Welding Society of Finland. Passionate about welding quality and the development of welding production. Member of: K105 National mirror committee for welding, National Chairperson K103 National mirror committee for steel and aluminum structures ISO/TC44/SC10 Quality management in the field of welding ISO/TC44/SC11 Qualification requirements for welding and allied processes personnel

Juhana Enqvist

Juhana Enqvist

Chief Digital Officer at Kemppi Oy. Solid professional on all things digital with over 20 years of experience in software products. Passionate about finding and building digital solutions to solve problems that customers might not even know they have!

Natalia Pavlenko

Natalia Pavlenko

Marketing Assistant at OOO Kemppi / Кемппи Россия.

Terho Lahtinen

Terho Lahtinen

Senior Manager, Future Concepts at Suunto Oy. Strong advocate of open innovation with over 25 years of experience in sports wearables. Enthusiastic about outdoor endurance sports, dedicated to building a developer ecosystem around Suunto’s open sensor platform Movesense.

Petteri Jernström

Petteri Jernström

Vice President, Technology at Kemppi Oy. A technology innovator with extensive experience across a variety of sectors and roles in the welding industry. Curious about discovering, learning and inventing new ways of doing things. Petteri holds a Doctor of Science degree in Welding Technology from the Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland.

Petra Niemi

Petra Niemi

Communications Specialist at Tulus Oy. Long experience in journalism, global communication projects and B2B marketing communication. Passionate consumer of good entertainment and engaging stories.

Paavo Sivula

Paavo Sivula

Manager, TIG Torch Development at Kemppi Oy. Several years of experience in product development with technical responsibility over TIG welding torches. Always questioning the conventional and finding new ways of creating better tools for the welders.

Anssi Rantasalo

Anssi Rantasalo

CEO at Good Vibrations Oy. Business consultant, IoT nerd, sports fan. Former CEO of Kemppi with over 20 years of experience in the welding industry.

Päivi Talonen

Päivi Talonen

D.Sc (Tech) Industrial Business Management, Senior Advisor, Industrial Business Strategist. A true digitalist with strong experience in global solution business and B2B marketing management. Curious about customer journeys, advocates integrated marketing communications.

Olli-Pekka Holamo

Olli-Pekka Holamo

Product Manager, Automation, at Kemppi Oy. Robotics expert who gets excited about adding value to the customer through automated processes. Ambitiously perfecting the usability of automation products and the cooperation between men and machines.