, a company V.Tunturi Autoliike OY, founded by Veikko Tunturi, started operations in Finland. From the very beginning, the company engaged in the rebuilding of cars and trucks and in the building, maintenance and repair of trailers. The operations started in Vaarala, near Vantaa, and are still continuing in the same place to this day. The premises have been expanded on three occasions, and today, the company has approximately 4,000 m² of office and workshop space at its disposal.
At the beginning of the 1980s
, VTA was the first to develop the technology of installation and design of additional axles for trucks. Due to the changes in the requirements for road transport, road trains with a higher laden mass were allowed for the Finnish roads. The latter, in turn, necessitated the installation of additional axles. This resulted in the development of the design of an additional axle, which is still continued to be installed today. In addition to the Finnish market, additional axles will be installed in Sweden, Norway, Estonia, and Switzerland.
, Motoral Group bought the entire company with its workers and the site. Due to belonging to the Group, the company expanded its activities in the field of imported products, moreover, in the first half of the 1990s, a service network covering the entireity of Finland was developed for the brands PALFINGER and THERMO KING. The name of the company was also changed, and the new name was VTA Tekniikka OY.
, a company Aarno Järvinen OY, operating in Tampere, was acquired. Acquisition of the company helped to ensure a stronger market position in the market segment of the special superstructure and PALFINGER forestry cranes and special cranes.
VTA Tekniikka OY became the sole representative of THERMO KING products in the Finnish market. The company started training the staff, as well as the co-operation partners, in the installation, maintenance, and repair of these products. Today, VTA Tekniikka OY has more than 65% of the market share in the segment of these products.
VTA Tekniikka OY became the sole representative of PALFINGER products in the Finnish market. Nowadays, the company has the leading market position among the lifting equipment installation and sales companies.
, VTA Tehnika AS was founded and operations started in Tallinn, Estonia. Operations in the same, extended workshops and offices continues today.
, the company bought Truckservice OÜ which contributed to the extension of the range of general services offered in the maintenance and repairs for heavy transport to buses, trailers, and trucks.
, Truckservice OÜ and VTA Tehnika AS, the companies in Estonia were merged with each other. Through the merger, the quality of the services offered and the customer service improved.
, the workshop, staff and processes were certified to meet the standards of a THERMO KING Dealer. We acquired the highest THERMO KING SertiTech Dealer Certificate of Compliance for maintenance, repair, warranty handling, and sales.
, VTA Tekniikka OY opened a new modern sales and service center in Pirkkala near Tampere, Finland. Watch the THERMO KING video VTA Tekniikka OY, Pirkkala
. Watch the PALFINGER video VTA Tekniikka OY, Pirkkala