A long story in brief

We are proud of our past achievements, but our eyes are set on the future. We look forward to bringing our human-centered design even closer to you.

1876 – GW Sohlberg founded
1950s – Manufacture of industrial furniture by GWS begins
1969 – Treston is established by Vaasamills
1960s – Sovella brand name established for the first time
1970s and early 80s – Vaasamills acquires the Ergofinn product line
           birth of Treston Industrial Furniture product line
           Vaasamills merged into Finnsugar
           birth of ESD protective products
1987 – Treston ownership changed through a management-buy- out arrangement
1990s – GWS Systems created to regroup the industrial division of GWS Group
2004 – GWS Systems becomes an independent company
2007 – Sovella Group becomes the new name of the company
2011 – Treston Group acquires Sovella Group
2015 – Sovella Oy merged into Treston Oy, Sovella USA remains under Sovella brand name
2017 – Sovella USA becomes Treston Inc

And the story continues!