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Kithydro has a long traditions and decades of experience, as the company roots go back in the 1930's, it started actions like a repair and machine shop. Business started in Kitee in 1932 and has developed over the decades by Paakkunainen family. In 1977 Kitee's Hydrauliliike Oy started to specialize in hydraulic and pneumatic.

In the second half of the 1990's company actively grows and develops with new ideas and skills of the new company's owner. In 1996's was started exports to Russia and in 1998's company name was changed to Kithydro Oy. Product line extension was often made. In 1998 in product's line was included mechanical transmission and year later was broadened maintenance services such as conveyor belt service, rubber lining service and fitting service. In the beginning of 2000's was developed own KITPOWER-hydraulic power unit product's line which sales are already actively adjusted. In 2003 was introduced quality management system compatible with Kithydro's standard ISO 9001:2000, in which is defined company activity by continuous process of development.

In 2004 Kithydro Oy invested in production's capacity growth, the building and development of new advanced test equipment. In 2010-2011 after frequent investments for hydraulic motors was built own unit for control tests and pump's test bench, which was equipped with special sensors of measurement. Current test bench capable to measuring all presure and leak values in open and closed circuit pumps. Main aim of investments in remanufacturing of hydraulic's pumps and motors, and maintenance service was to offer higher quality of service to widely categories of clienteles in Finland. Also to advance the services on the export market, especially in Russia and the Baltic States through a network of the dealers.

Today company, which has started from little repair and machine shop, has developed into a versatile and known company, which partners are the large enterprises and factories, also a large number of contractors and owners of mobile equipment. Day by day the firm continues the development.