Departments

Production of the Pakila Work Centre takes place in four departments which are woodwork, paintery, metalwork and upholstery. In addition, there are kitchen and furniture storage.

Woodwork
The woodwork makes new furniture and repairs old pieces of furniture. This department provides also advice how to refurbish furniture. The woodwork produces around 5000 new pieces of furniture per year.

Metalwork
The metalwork repair and manufacture the metal parts of the furniture. It also takes care of the building management tasks of the Work Center building.

Paint shop
The paint shop takes care of the surface finishing of the furniture. Stainings, paintings and varnishings are made here using both sprayer painting and more traditional techniques. The paint shop processes from about 6000 to 7000 pieces of furniture per year.

Upholstery
In upholstery department, the refurbished furniture gets reupholstered. That means improving the furniture by installing a new environment friendly stuffing and a new cover material, which can be textile or leather. The upholstery processes e.g. office chairs, armchairs, sofas and vehicle seats.

Logistical services
Logistical services take care of selling, transporting and storaging of furniture.The storage offers a wide range of furniture, from those for offices, schools and kindergartens to chairs, sofas, beds, closets and lockers among others.

Food services
The food services offer tasty food for the employees in the house. The offerings include warm meals, salads and desserts, and coffee. This department also takes care of the clean-up of the buildings.