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Palavaneri specialises in all plywood, chipboard, desktop, melamine board, oriented strand board, laminated wood (glulam) and MDF board applications.

Palavaneri Pirinen Oy was originally founded in Hammaslahti, Finland by Ari Pirinen in 1993. Today, the company owns and operates from facilities in Joensuu in Eastern Finland. The facilities comprise four industrial halls with several key production areas.

  • Office, sales and customer service facilities. Our sawing service is located in our main building. The sawing service includes an automated chopping saw with a hoist, high-precision circular saws and numerous smaller machines and tools.
  • Storage and production facilities.Our storage facilities are home to some of the Kiilax product assembly lines and our shipping department, as well as an extensive range of Kiilax products. 
  • Stair protector and building wedge production facilities.These facilities house the production and assembly lines for our stair protectors and the production line of the Kiilax building wedges, equipped with automated packing units.
  • CNC machining and lathing facilities. Our CNC facilities include three CNC machining centres, one of which is equipped with picture engraving technology. 

Thanks to our wide selection of services and our extensive range of Kiilax products, we have reached a very broad customer base. We serve and deliver products for all kinds of customers from private individuals to the largest construction firms and national hardware chains.

Well-known Kiilax products include building wedges, cover plates, quick-install access panels with patented fasteners, type-approved and fire-rated EI 30 and EI 60 access panels, as well as stair protectors for the worksite protection of prefabricated stairs. Our innovations are designed to provide working solutions for the hectic schedules of professionals. One good example are our access panels, which can be installed completely without tools!

Check out our innovations on the Products page.

Our products are well-known in the Nordic countries and we are constantly looking for new retail partners.

Joensuun Yrittäjät ry gave Palavaneri Pirinen Oy the Vuoden Yrittäjä 2013 award in recognition of our perseverance and successful entrepreneurship on 9 November 2013 at the Karjalantalo culture centre in Joensuu.