Lindström is the Family Business of the Year 2021 in Finland

The textile service company Lindström Oy has been chosen as the recipient of the Family Business of the Year 2021 award in Finland. The Finnish Family Firms Association presented the award at its autumn seminar in Helsinki on Thursday, November 4.

In choosing the award winner this year, special emphasis was placed on responsible and long-term ownership. Specific value was also given to the good practices of the Lindström owner family, where the family, as the owner, has added value to its stakeholders.

“Lindström is a great example of the innovation, willingness to invest and internationalization of a Finnish service company. Recognizing this work is a real joy and honor for the Family Business Association”, says Alexander Bargum, Chairman of the Family Business of the Year award Jury.

With the Family Business of the Year award, the Finnish Family Firms Association wants to highlight the importance of the family as a factor in the success of a business. About 70 percent of the employing companies in Finland are family businesses.

Lindström is the Family Business of the Year 2021 in Finland
From the left Petteri Kousa, Max Rautiainen and Antti Roiha.

Founded in 1848, Lindström’s long history and successful business are based on strongly concept-driven operations that ensures quality, consistent service, and responsibility in all of the company’s 24 operating countries. The company’s business model is based on a circular economy and the ambitious sustainability program is a strategic competitive factor for it. In all its countries of operation, Lindström is committed to recycling 100% of the textiles it uses by 2025 and to providing carbon-neutral textile services to its customers by 2035.

“This award feels really great. The long-term work that generations before us have already done is now bearing fruit. Lindström has been in good operational condition for a long time. Now we also have it in terms of owners and corporate governance. The great honor of this award goes to all Lindström’s personnel and executive management, who have energetically and innovatively taken the company forward”, says Antti Roiha, Chairman of Lindström’s Owners’ Council.

Further information 

Antti Roiha
Chairman of Lindström’s Owners’ Council
Tel. +358 040 552 8324

Alexander Bargum
Chairman of the Finnish Family Firms Association
Tel. +358 40 732 3232

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