Materials Handling Equipment

Materials Handling Equipment

Finnish National Committee of FEM


The main goal of the group is to monitor technological development in the field at the international level. Companies with operations related to material handling may join the Group as members. Today the group has 12 members, accounting for over 90% of aggregate turnover in the field in Finland. Our largest members are operators of global importance.


Exchange of information, experiences and statistics within the Group and membership of the European materials handling organisation,  European Federation of Materials Handling  - FEM. The group’s activities are divided among FEM product groups: Cranes and Hoists, Conveyors, Trucks, Lifting Equipment and Warehouse Equipment. These groups publish technical literature in the FEM publication series, used e.g. as basis for European standards.

Chairman of the Group:

Juha Iivari, Director, Product Management Support
Konecranes Global Oy
phone: +358 (0)20 42 711


Industrial trucks and continuous handling equipment

Mr. Ville Rantanen, MetSta
phone: +358 (0)50 576 4643

Cranes, lifting equipment and basic standards for safety of machinery

Mr. Jukka-Pekka Rapinoja, MetSta
phone: +358 (0)40 351 0896



Metalliteollisuuden Standardisointiyhdistys ry (MetSta)

  • trukit ja kuljettimet: Ville Rantanen, puh. 050 576 4643 tai etunimi.sukunimi(a)

  • nosturit, nostimet ja koneturvallisuuden perusstandardit: Jukka-Pekka Rapinoja, puh. 040 351 0896 tai etunimi.sukunimi(a)