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    Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets

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This is Wärtsilä


Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. We emphasise innovation in sustainable technology and services to help our customers continuously improve their environmental and economic performance. Our dedicated and passionate team of 17,000 professionals in more than 200 locations in 68 countries shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. In 2021, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.8 billion. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.

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Our businesses

As of the second quarter of 2020, Marine Power, Marine Systems, Voyage, and Energy constitute the reportable segments of the group, while Portfolio Business continues to be reported as other business activities. Find more details about our markets here.

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Wärtsilä's key figures in 2021

  • Net sales EUR 4,778 million (4,604)
  • Comparable operating result EUR 357 million (275)
  • Order intake EUR 5,735 million (4,359)
  • Order book at the end of the period EUR 5,859 million (5,057)

Read more in the Financial Statements Bulletin 2021


Wärtsilä had 17,305 (17,792) employees at the end of the period. On average, the number of personnel totalled 17,461 (18,307) during the period January–December.

Of Wärtsilä’s total number of employees, 21% (21) were located in Finland and 40% (41) elsewhere in Europe. Personnel employed in Asia represented 21% (22) of the total, personnel in the Americas 12% (11), and personnel in other countries 5% (5).


Wärtsilä has an important role in meeting the world’s increased demand for energy in a sustainable way. This is the cornerstone of our commitment to sustainability. Our sustainability approach is based on economic, environmental and social performance. We strive to improve our procedures and performance across a wide front. Our overriding focus is on ensuring profitability, providing environmentally sound products and services and ensuring responsible business conduct. See our sustainability pages for more information.

Code of conduct and ethical stance

Wärtsilä is committed to carrying out its business in a sustainable way. In order to promote the long-term interests of Wärtsilä and its stakeholders, the company strives to maintain the highest legal and ethical standards in all its business practices. See the code of conduct for more information about business and employee ethics.

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