Polarputki aims to be the market leader in its sector. With our staff focused on expertise and service, we ensure that the needs of our clients are met.


Since 1973, Polarputki Oy has provided the Finnish mechanical engineering, shipbuilding, power plant and steel sectors with products and services supplementing Finnish steel production. Our clients include manufacturing companies, component suppliers, industrial subcontractors, and installation businesses.

Polarputki’s main product groups are seamless steel tubes, round bars, hydraulics, process piping products, and stainless steel. Our modern Steel Service Centre enables us to flexibly supply products cut to size, also in small batches. For goods in stock, we guarantee a quick delivery anywhere in Finland. Additionally, we can offer a wide range of products to suit each client individually. Our ISO 9001 quality system was approved by Lloyd’s Register on September 22, 1995 and was updated to ISO 9001:2008 in April 2010.

Polarputki is a leading company in its sector. With our staff focused on expertise and service, we ensure that the needs of our clients are met.

We look forward to working with you!


Established in 1973

Thyssenkrupp Materials Services GmbH, 50%, since 1977
Heléns Rör AB 50%, since 1994

Net Sales 53 M €

Tonnes Own sales 26,000 tonnes

Staff 57 persons


Polarputki Oy’s operating policy covers all its functions and meets the requirements of the following standards:

  • ISO 9001:2015 Quality management systems
  • ISO 14001:2015 Environmental management systems
  • ISO 45001:2018 Occupational health and safety management systems

Already since 1995, our quality management system ISO 9001 has been certified by Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance.

Certifications in accordance with ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 were approved in 2014.

The OHSAS 18001 occupational health and safety standard has been replaced by the new ISO 45001 standard, according to which Polarputki Oy was certified in 2020.

We ensure the continuity of our operations through business risk management in accordance with the ISO 31000:2018 standard.


We understand our customers’ changing needs and requirements and support the development of customers’ business operations by providing a wide range of total cost-effective products as well as just-in-time and flexible deliveries and other services.

The continuity of our operations is ensured by continuous analysis of changes in the business environment and systematic risk management.

Well-being, safety and competence of our personnel are essential to us. We develop our processes and train our people to ensure that a safe and healthy work environment is provided for all our employees.

We are aware of the environmental impact of our business operations and take the responsibility for sustainable business and improving protection of the environment.

We analyze and continuously improve the effectiveness and the efficiency of our management system to ensure it complies with the requirements.


Ethical Principles
Polarputki Oy complies with all applicable laws and regulations and co-operates with authorities. Our Code of Conduct is based on our ethical values which are integrity, transparency, reliability and fair play. We expect each Polarputki employee to uphold these ethical principles and each supervisor to act as a role model. We expect that also our partners operate in a manner that demonstrates ethical sustainability and compliance with the laws.

Cornerstones of Operations
We comply with the laws and regulations and live up to our ethical values. Co-operation and accountability are the cornerstones of our operations.

Business Ethics
Our business relationships are based on fair competition and pure commercial principles, without influence of gifts or improper activities. We have zero tolerance for cartels and bribery.

Work Community
We honor equality and act in compliance with labor legislation and international human rights principles. We do not accept inappropriate treatment or harassment (zero tolerance).


Polarputki Oy is owned by thyssenkrupp Materials Services GmbH (Germany, 50%) and Heléns Rör AB (Sweden, 50%). The latter is owned by Van Leeuwen Pipe and Tube.


Board of directors

Chairman Joop Sassen, Van Leeuwen Pipe and Tube

Vice-chairman Daniel Wodera, thyssenkrupp Materials Services GmbH

Donya Bollwerk, thyssenkrupp Materials Services GmbH

Eva Täljegård, Heléns Rör AB

Ken Ehrnrooth

Executive group

Tapio Ingervo, Managing Director

Kaj Relander, Sales

Tero Ahtiainen, Logistics

Jari Sivula, Purchasing

Lars-Erik Herrgård, Finance