Mr. Wille Eerola, Hon. Consul General of Pakistan in Finland hosted H.E. Ahmad Hussain Dayo, Ambassador of Pakistan to Sweden and Finland in Helsinki on 31 Oct – 1 Nov.

Headquarter of the worlds leading dental equipment manufacturer Planmeca welcomed the Ambassador of Pakistan.

During the visit the Ambassador met representatives of some of the leading Finnish companies and entrepreneurs and changed views on Pakistan, growing commercial cooperation between the two countries and encouraged the Finnish business life to boost their activities in the Pakistani market.

Planmeca Oy is a global leader in many fields of health care technology, with products distributed in over 120 countries worldwide. Our product range covers digital dental units, CAD/CAM solutions, world-class 2D and 3D imaging devices and comprehensive software solutions. Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, we are the largest privately held company in the field of dental equipment and the parent company of Planmeca Group. The Group’s turnover in 2018 was MEUR 746, employing nearly 2,800 people worldwide. Planmeca is still a family-owned business, run by the Founder Mr. Heikki Kyöstilä.

From left: Mr. Sami Puhlin, Are Export Manager of Planmeca, H.E. Ahmad Hussain Dayo, Mr. Wille Eerola at Planmeca’s HQ in Helsinki.
Mr. Panu Partanen, Vice President for APAC and EMEA of Vaisala hosted H.E. Ahmad Hussain Dayo at the HQ of Vaisala, world’s leading supplier of weather monitoring technology.

Vaisala is a global leader in environment and industrial measurement. Their Weather and Environment Business area produces technology and devices serving weather-dependent markets where accurate, real-time, uninterrupted, and reliable weather data is essential to run efficient operations. Vaisala has a long and quite extensive history, too. Vaisala’s origins date back to the 1930s when Professor Vilho Väisälä, Vaisala’s founder and long-time managing director, invented some of the operating principles of a radiosonde. The company was established in 1936 in Finland, and the first radiosondes were manufactured in the basement of a residential building in the center of Helsinki. From a modest start, the company evolved to become a world leader in many measurement fields.  Nowadays Vaisala employs approximately 1,800 people and exports 98% of its production to over 150 countries. Curiosity, the desire to meet challenges and an extraordinary ability to innovate are at Vaisala’s core, both past and p​resent. In the weather related market theyr customer segments are Meteorology, Ground Transportation, Aviation, Renewable Energy, and Ambient Air Quality. Their global market share is very high on meteorology and transportation related businesses. Vaisala is a public company listed at Nasdaq Helsinki. Vaisala’s annual sales are around 350 million Euros.

From left: Mrs. Saara Engström, H.E. Ahmad Hussain Dayo, Mr. Bobi Engström. The Engström family hosted the the Ambassador at their showroom in Helsinki for discussion around the future of growing textile trade from Pakistan to Finland.

B. Engström Textile Agency (BETA) is very experienced sourcing pagency for home textile products working with plenty of customers in the Nordic region and global distributers. Mr. Bobi Engström, Founder and Managing Director of BETA and real textile-business veteran, has over 50 years of experience in the business and he has been working with the leading Pakistani textile companies for over 40 years. Read more here.