June 3, 2016 (Neste & Kone, Full Day Tour and Kaleva Koru Half day tour)

Post Congress Tours starts from Finlandia-Hall at 8:00 am.


In the morning we visit Neste Porvoo plants.
Tour at the Neste Porvoo plants, short company introduction and more about renewable products (NEXBTL).

Neste's Porvoo refinery operations are located in the Kilpilahti industrial area. Production is highly automated and modern – in fact, the plants are among the most advanced in Europe. Porvoo also has two units producing NEXBTL renewable diesel

In Porvoo, the refining capacity of crude oil is approximately 10.5 million tons per year, or 206,000 barrels per day. In addition to crude oil, also other feedstocks are transported to Porvoo, resulting in a total production capacity of approximately 13.5 million tons a year. 

The overground and underground tanks in Porvoo contain almost 8 million cubic meters of storage capacity for feedstocks and products. Neste also has an oil terminal in Porvoo. It is the largest port in Finland in terms of tonnage, with about 1,100–1,400 ships a year calling.

More information about Neste Porvoo plants

Afternoon we visit Kone Espoo.
More information about Kone

Hanna Uusitalo, Environmental Director and Samu Salmelin, Vice President, tell us more about  Kone`s sustainability ja innovation process.






09:00    Departure to Kalevala Jewelry
09:30    Introduction with a short history story
10:00    About quality and procecess development
              CEO Riitta Huuhtanen
10:30    Factory Visit
11:30    Time for shopping
12:00    End of the company visit

Kalevala Kory Oy (Kalevala Jewelry) is one of the largest jewelry manufacturers in northern Europe. The company designs, manufactures and markets high-quality gold, silver and bronze jewelry, and owns two high-level consumer brands: Kalevala Jewelry and Lapponia Jewelry.

In the morning we will visit Kalevala Jewelry factory in Helsinki, Pitäjänmäki.  A historical red brick building is located in a park next to an idyllic river.

More information about Kalevalakoru

Kalevala Jewelry products are manufactured in Pitäjänmäki, Helsinki. A historical red brick building is located in a park next to an idyllic river.

Inside the walls the old and the modern come together as the skilled goldsmiths combine new technologies with the methods and tools of the ancient jewelers. Individual skills are highly valued, as well as the flawless coordination between the eye and the hand. These are the ingredients for making jewelry that is beautiful to look at and pleasing to wear.

Sustainability and respect for the environment is self-evident at Kalevala Jewelry. Domesticity of the raw materials is important, gold products are manufactured from recycled gold and waste waters are collected and treated.

The openness of the company's culture also reflects to the outside world. Our guided public tours give an opportunity to visit the company and to see how Kalevala Jewelry products are created.