OY FORCIT AB is a Finnish company which operates in the chemical sector. Forcit develops, manufactures, and sells explosives, mainly on the Nordic market. Special products are also exported to markets outside the Nordic countries. Forcit, which also offers consultation and training, is regarded as a competent and reliable actor.
The parent company of the group is OY FORCIT AB. The operation is divided into three business areas: Forcit Explosives, Forcit Defence and Forcit Consulting. Forcit Explosives serves the civil explosive industry, while Forcit Defence serves the Defence Forces and produces defence products. Forcit Consulting serves the explosives users by providing them with measurement, control, planning and training services. The group comprises the subsidiaries Oy Finnrock Ab, Räjäytyskonsultit Oy, Bergsäker AB, Bergcon AB, Forcit Sweden AB, Forcit Norway AS and Forcit International Oy. Parts of the group are also the associated companies Suomen Tärinämittaus Oy and Vipnordic AB.
The Chairman of the Board is Mr. Juhani Mäkinen, Master of Law, and the Managing Director is Mr. Ulf Sjöblom, M.Sc.econ. The group employs approximately 320 people.
Forcit’s turnover in 2016 was ca. 101 million euros.