Saab-Valmet was established in 1968 as a joint venture of the Valmet and Saab-Scania. The automotive plant was placed in Uusikaupunki, Finland. Since 1992 the company was owned by Valmet alone, and in 1995 it was renamed as Valmet Automotive. Since the merger of Rauma and Valmet in 1999 the owner is Metso.
The history of manufacturing:
Finland : Additional Production Capacities for the Mercedes-Benz A-Class: Contract Manufacturing Starts at Valmet Automotive
Aug 31, 2013; The first Mercedes-Benz A-Class rolled off the line at the production specialist Valmet Automotive in Uusikaupunki. Production of...