Our history from cotton coveralls to provide international services

 

  • 1954 OTK-workwear factory is founded
  • 1974 Move to bigger premises
  • 1988 EKA and SOK unite -> New name Meira Oy Leijona 1977 Osuuskunta EKA vaatetustehdas
  • 1996 A part of the international Kansas Group 1993 Leijona-Pro Oy 1991 Rissanen Oy Leijona
  • 2003 The Group name is now Kwintet – In Finland Kwintet Leijona Oy
  • 2005 Safety footwear joins the range – broader product offer
  • 2007 Personal protection joins the range – even stronger market position
  • 2009 New premises in the Savonlinna business park
  • 2012 Kwintet Finland Oy – the workwear brands of the Kwintet Group are combined
  • 2015 Leijona Group Oy – Strong image as a versatile workwear manufacturer, utilising the benefits of an international group