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Company nameVaisala
Company typePublic (OMX: VAIAS)
Founded1936 (as Mittari Oy)
HeadquartersVantaa, Finland
Key peopleKjell Forsen, CEO
Productsenvironmental and industrial measurement instruments
Revenue(+) 253.2 million EUR (2010)
Employees1,367 (2010)

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:For the village in Samoa, see Vaisala (Samoa)Vaisala (-fiˈʋæi̯sælæ) is a Finnish company that develops, manufactures and markets products and services for environmental and industrial measurement.

The major customer groups and markets are national meteorological and hydrological services, aviation authorities, defense forces, road authorities, the weather critical energy sector, life science and high-technology industries and building automation.

Vaisala had more than 1,350 employees and net sales of EUR 253.2 million in 2010. Vaisala serves customers in more than 140 countries; sales outside Finland accounted for 97% of net sales in 2010.

The parent company Vaisala Oyj, domicile in Vantaa, Finland, is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. Vaisala Group has offices and operations in Finland, the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, France, Germany, China, India, Sweden, Malaysia, Japan and Australia.

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