Experience for over 60 years

It all began in 1923 when the blacksmith K.W Nummi arrived in Perniö with his family and established his business known as K.W. Nummi Läkki-, pelti- ja vaskisepänliike (Sheet Metal, Tin, Brass, Bronze and Copper Blacksmiths).

Market leader at 50's

As the years passed, the company's production schedules changed greatly due to the depression and war years. In 1947, the company's first tipper was produced and by the early 1950s production had finally established the direction it has today. In the beginning, the tippers were mechanical, so called step-ladder-type, but the first hydraulic tipper was produced in the early 1950s. Shortly after, Wipro Infrastructure Engineering Oy, formerly Nummi Oy Ab, became the market leader in Finland.

In 1965, production of the tail-lifts and jib cranes for trucks and lorries began. This product line also received a lot of attention. Together with the tippers, Nummi products have created a strong image in Finland. Exports started in the early 1970s, in the beginning into Scandinavia and later to Europe and the Middle East.

Strong Internationalisation

In 1979, when Partek became the company's owner, a purposeful momentum to internationalise began. When Partek purchased Hiab's crane production company in the mid-1980s, Nummi ceased making jib cranes and started producing hydraulic cylinders for manufacturing loading devices instead. Tail-lift production was separated off in 1993, becoming Focolift Oy and at the same time the Focolift trademark was born.

In 2003 Swedish Hygrauto Group purchased the company from Kone Oy. Kone became the owner of Partek in 2002. In autumn 2006 Indian multi-business corporation Wipro Ltd bought the whole Hydrauto group.

Experts in Europe

These days Wipro tippers and hydraulics are market leaders in Nordic Countries and are well-known products in their fields world-wide. Wipro Infrastructure Engineering Oy has its own distribution network in Europe. In other parts of the world, distribution is carried out with support from truck manufacturers.