PKC Group Oyj

Company Profile



Bulevardi 7, FI-00120 Helsinki, Finland

Business Overview

-The Company designs and manufactures electrical distribution systems, electronics and related architecture components mainly for commercial vehicles.

-Organized in two segments: Wiring Systems and Electronics.


-Listed on the Helsinki Stock Exchange.  (As of Dec. 31, 2015)
Top 10 shareholders % of shares and votes
Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company 12.2
AS Harju Elekter 4.5
OP-Delta Fund 3.1
OP-Focus Non-UCITS Fund 2.8
Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company 2.4
Odin Finland 2.3
Nordea Nordic Small Cap Fund 2.0
Fondita Nordic Micro Cap 1.6
Takanen Jorma 1.2
Nordea Pro Finland Fund 1.2
Total 33.2


Electrical Distribution Systems : EDS
-Batch harnesses
-ABS cables
-Chassis harnesses
-Engine harnesses
-Instrument harnesses

-Power distribution centers
-Connection systems
-Terminal systems
-Routing and retention aids
-Smart Power Distribution Centers : sPDC

Wires & Cables
-PVC insulated wires
-Cross-link insulated wires
-Jacketed wires
-Non-insulated wires
-Multi-conductor cables
-Battery cables

Vehicle Electronics
-Power distribution centers
-Electronic Control Units : ECU
-Battery management systems
-DC-DC converters
-Timer- and Flasher relays
-Telecommunication components


1969 Pohjolan Kaapeli Oy's, owned by Oy Nokia Ab, founded the wiring harness unit.
1981 Pohjolan Kaapeli merged with Nokia Kaapeli Oy.
1989 Signed the first quality agreement in Finland with Saab-Valmet.
1990 Nokia Johdinsarjat Oy was founded.
1991 Started subcontracting work in Estonia.
1992 Started subcontracting work in Russia.
1994 One of Finland's largest MBO arrangements is implemented. PK Cables Oy was established and continues the business operations of Nokia Johdinsarjat Oy.
Withdraws from the car industry and concentrates on the truck industry and the telecommunications industry.
Apr. 1997 Listed on the Helsinki Stock Exchange.
Sep. 1997 Cap Man Capital Management Oy and the Company's operating management sold some of their shares to investors.
1998 Opened Brazilian factory.
Acquired Oy Raahen TH Elektroniikka Ab (currently PKC Electronics Oy)
1999 Began operations at PK Cables Netherlands B.V.
Jan. 2000 Changed name to PKC Group Oyj.
Aug. 2000 Acquired the majority (70%) of the share capital of Hakutechno Engineering Oy, a technology company specialized in plastic components for the electrics industry, The new name of the subsidiary acquired will be PKC Electroplast Oy.
Jun. 2001 Entered into an agreement with IWS, Finland on manufacturing and marketing cooperation in intelligent power and data supply systems for vehicles.
Nov. 2001 Sold its shares in the plastics technology company PKC Electroplast Oy.
2002 AS AJT Harju Elekter becomes a part of PKC Group.
2003 Carhatec Group becomes a part of PKC Group.
2004 Unit in USA started operations.
Electronics business was spun off into a subgroup.
2005 Established a subsidiary in China.
Aug. 2006 Acquired the business of Electro Canada Limited, which is a private company with over 40 years' experience in the manufacture of wiring harnesses for vehicles and electro technical equipment.
2011 Acquired of all shares in Segu Systemelektrik GmbH (Germany), Segu Polska Sp. z o.o. (Poland) and TZOV HBM Kable Corp (Ukraine).
Oct. 2011 Acquired AEES companies (AEES) from funds controlled by Platinum Equity.
Sep. 2015 Established a joint venture with Jiangsu Huakai Wire Harness Co. Ltd. in China.

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