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Fiskars

Fiskars
Company nameFiskars Corporation
Company typePublic (OMX - HEX24267FIS1V)
IndustryConsumer products
Founded1649
HeadquartersHelsinki
Key peopleKari Kauniskangas (CEO)
ProductsScissors, gardening tools, kitchenware, ceramics, knives, outdoor equipment, boats
Revenue(+) -697 million (2008)
Operating income(-) -70.9 million (2008)
Net income(-) -49.2 million (2008)
Employees3 623 (31.12.2009))
SubsidiaryIittala Group
Gerber Legendary Blades
Silva Sweden AB

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:This article is about the company. For the village this company was founded in, see Fiskars, Finland.

The Fiskars Corporation (Fiskars Oyj Abp; OMX - HEX24267FIS1V) is a metal and consumer brands company founded in 1649 at Fiskars Bruk ( ), a locality now in the town of Raseborg, Finland, about 100 km west of Helsinki on the old main road from Turku to Vyborg. Fiskars is best known today for its scissors, axes, and high-quality knives.


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