Safe, stable operations in Finland

Just a few miles from Turku in southern Finland, Nynas rents a number of bitumen tanks adjacent to the port of Naantali. A new multi-year agreement with the proprietor, Neste, ensures that Nynas will continue to have access to the depot's experienced staff and comprehensive services, ranging from operations to quality control and loading bays.

Naantali is one of the largest bitumen storage and distribution depots in the Baltic Sea region and the new partnership agreement lays the foundation for safe, stable operations in Finland.

"With a base in Naantali, we can offer a wide range of products and have the flexibility to adjust this based on market needs. This will allow us to support our customers in the best way possible for many years to come", says Marko Sallinen, who is Sales Director Finland and Baltic as well as the Managing Director for Nynas Oy.

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Bitumen to focus on core European markets

The world is changing at a rapid pace, and Nynas is now taking strategic steps to strengthen its competitiveness in core markets. Nynas will create a business footprint focusing on customers in the naphthenics and bitumen market in Europe, and significantly improve efficiency to deliver a competitive customer experience. Furthermore, Nynas will focus on four strategic sustainability areas: product development, environment and climate change, health and safety as well as people and society.

Safety

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Interview

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All the key players are working together to achieve the best possible result.

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