Gnutti Carlo Names Kuusakoski as the Year’s Best Supplier

The Gnutti Carlo Group in Italy has awarded Kuusakoski by naming us as the best supplier for its light metal division in 2021. This is the second time Kuusakoski has received this award.

"We have been supplying aluminium ingots to Ljunghäll, now part of the Gnutti Carlo Group, for more than 30 years, and to other Gnutti Carlo Group companies since 2014. We deliver large volumes of AlSi9Cu3 ingots as well as AlSi10Mg and AlSi12 ingots for the Group. Our main goals have been punctual deliveries and reliable quality. Therefore, we feel that the award especially indicates appreciation of our team’s efforts” says Saila Lehtomäki, Sales Manager at Kuusakoski.

The Gnutti Carlo Croup is a global leader in the development and supply of very high-duty and high-performance valve train and fuel injection components. Kuusakoski’s aluminium plant supplies recycled aluminium alloys to its long-term customer’s die-casting production in accordance with exact requirements. Ljunghäll is one of the leading injection molding companies in Sweden and part of the Gnutti Carlo Group.

"Kuusakoski always tries their best to meet our demands and understands the total cost of ownership as supplier to Gnutti."

"Kuusakoski is a top supplier of aluminium ingots to our plants within the Gnutti group. A supplier that always tries their best to meet our demands and understands the total cost of ownership as supplier to Gnutti in terms of competitive price, payment terms, quality as well as delivery precision,” says Catrin Loman, Purchasing Manager at Ljunghäll.

Saila Lehtomäki dedicates the award to the success of teamwork. "This acknowledgment belongs to the entire Heinola aluminium team, which has worked seamlessly from the sourcing of the material all the way to logistics," she says. "Our aluminium plant has been under quite a pressure for some time, but with our manufacturing team, there has always been a will and effort to ensure that neither deadlines or quality standards are not missed. This award is a result of our team's seamless cooperation, for which I would like to express my warmest gratitude."

The Heinola aluminium plant in Kuusakoski can produce more than a hundred different grades of aluminium, both in small and large batches. Are you interested in buying recycled raw materials? Read more...


Well deserved. In Heinola aluminum plant, from left: Plant Manager Tuomas Mantere, Production Manager Gerth Lindström, Sales Manager Saila Lehtomäki, Production Designer Päivi Tuhkanen and CEO Mikko Kuusilehto.