2014

Varsinais-Suomen Räjäytyskonsultit Oy was acquired and merged with Finnrock.

Räjäytyskonsultit Oy was acquired in Finland and BergUtbildarna AB in Sweden.

Bergcon AS was founded in Norway.

The Sunbridge project was executed in cooperation with the consultant firm Mantec to improve the competitiveness of the parent Company.

Forcit Norway AS closes its first supply agreement.

2013

Forcit International was founded and Finnrocks´ business activities were renewed.

Forcit Sweden increased its sales of cartridged explosives and Forcit Norways´ business was prepared for start-up.

Forcit Defence signed a contract with the Finnish Navy for sea mines as a prime contractor with a full system responsibility, and got its first significant international order for Directed Fragmentation Charge from the British army.

2012

Forcit Norway AS was founded.

Forcit Defence establishes an international sales network.

The Enköping and Pajala Kemiittistations were built.

2011

The Boliden agreement enters into force on 1 January 2011.

Northland Resources supply agreement.

Nordic Mines supply agreement.

Extension to the Kemi contract from 2001.

Keski-Suomen Räjähde Oy was sold.

2010

Lapuan Räjähdysainepalvelu Oy was merged with OY FORCIT AB.

Inststo Pauli Nevalainen Oy was merged with Finnrock Oy.

The explosives operations of Keski-Suomen Räjähde Oy was acquired.

The Karlskoga station was commissioned.

The Lyckesele and Gällivare stations were built.

2009

Forcit Sweden AB, daughter company founded in Sweden.

Alkupanos Oy merged with OY FORCIT AB.

OY FORCIT AB gets 100% ownership of Oy Finnrock Ab.

2008

Finndisp sold to Rohm & Haas company to focus Forcit on explosives.

Company acquisitions: Alkupanos Oy, Lapuan Räjähdysainepalvelu Oy and Inststo Pauli Nevalainen.

2007

Talvivaara mining contract: 60,000t of explosives and 1m detonators over 7 years.

2005

Finndisp initiates Russian plant Project.

2001

First “full service” contract made with Kemi mine.

1998

Patria civil explosives division in Vihtavuori acquired to expand the business and the product base into emulsions.

1981

Current name OY FORCIT AB taken into use.

1971

Oy Finnrock Ab was founded.

1966

Polymer emulsion business (”Finndisp”) founded in Hanko.

1940-1946

Relocated to Vaasa due to World War II.

1916-1936

Listed on Helsinki stock Exchange.

1893

”Finska Forcit-Dynamit Aktiebolaget” founded in Hanko.