Iisalmi is the central city in the region of Ylä-Savo. The services available in the city are of the highest quality and the area’s wide-ranging entrepreneurial activities are very successful. The visitors to several internationally important companies create a colourful and international backdrop to our cityscape, and similarly the educational institutions and students with their youthful attitude to life energise our daily lives. Iisalmi’s streetscape is diverse and vibrant, and is becoming increasingly international, too.

Companies based in the city represent different lines of businesses, and the key companies are export-driven for example Olvi brewery, speaker manufacturer Genelec and Normet equipment and vehicle provider for mining and tunneling processes. Significant positive news is the development of Soinlahti wood and energy industrial park and Green Fuel Nordic’s plan to start-up two bio refineries in the area. The refining of second-generation liquid biofuels is going to versatile and strengthens hole economic scale and know-how of Ylä-Savo region. Not forget to mention there will soon be over 60 new jobs available.

Welcome to our city!

Jarmo Ronkainen
City Mayor
Tel. +358 17 272 3200, +358 40 661 5351

Mayor’s secretary Kaisa Kajanus
Tel. +358 17 272 3206