About us




Wärtsilä was established in 1834. The anniversary year 2014 will bring a chance to reflect on the past, present, and future.

For 180 years we have been at the frontier of engineering innovation. This vision and ingenuity means that we deliver ever smarter solutions that keep our customers one step ahead. Together, we move beyond boundaries and shape the market.

Below you can find more detailed information about the history of Wärtsilä.


The history of Wärtsilä 2011 - 2013

The history of Wärtsilä 2001 -2010

The history of Metra 1990 - 2000

The history of Lohja 1897 - 1989

The history of Wärtsilä from 1834 until 1990