Kesla - Your Responsible Partner

Kesla is a responsible partner that develops machinery, technology and services for the sustainable success of its customers, both in and outside the forest. Kesla’s business operations are focused on three business areas: tractor attachments, logging equipment and truck and industrial cranes. In 2023, the Group’s turnover was €55,4 million, of which 59% was attributable to export operations. Established in 1960, Kesla has production facilities in Joensuu, Kesälahti and Ilomantsi as well as a sales office in Appenweier, Germany. Kesla currently employs around 260people. Kesla’s A series shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd.

  • Founded in 1960 by a Finnish farmer Mr. Antti Kärkkäinen
  • Turnover in 2023: 55,4 M€
  • Employees: 260 persons
  • Subsidiaries: Kesla GmbH
  • Headquarter and factory in Joensuu, Finland
  • Other offices and production plants: Finland: Kesälahti and Ilomantsi. Germany: Appenweier.
  • Kesla is a family owned company which A-shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Oy stock exchange.