Highlights – A Year in Observations
Vaisala launched Indigo 201, a new transmitter for Vaisala’s carbon dioxide probes.
Launched SP-12 Solar Weather Station, which provides all of the instrumentation required by solar project developers and operators.
Donated a C-band radar to Colorado State University (CSU), affording researchers and students with the opportunity to further explore extreme weather.
Doubled the manufacturing capacity of the Triton Wind Profiler to meet increasing demand in the growing wind industry in the United States.
Support to U.S. National Weather Service’s (NWS) severe and extreme weather forecasts and research through a 5-year, multimillion-dollar contract with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Initiated a unique air quality network as part of the Helsinki Smart & Clean project. It is the first air quality monitoring system of such accuracy in the world to cover an entire city.
Expanded business into a new area, vaporized hydrogen peroxide, used in bio-decontamination and sterilization.
Announced the winners of its first ever Supplier of the Year awards in six different categories.
Indian operations expanded to respond to the increasing demand in the local wind and solar sectors.
Opened a hub in Nairobi, Kenya, responding to the growing demand for weather observation systems in the Eastern and Southern African market.
U.S. National Weather Service (NWS) signed a deal for 11 AUTOSONDE sounding stations to Alaska.
Announced an air quality observation network to be built in Nanjing, China.
Acquired the Finnish IT company Vionice, specialized in computer vision and artificial intelligence.
Opened a new office in Mexico City, which serves both Weather and Environment, and Industrial Measurement businesses in Latin America.
Announced a new modern office building and versatile laboratory facilities to be built at Vaisala’s Head Office in Finland, housing 300 employees.
Celebrating 100 years of Finland’s independence, Vaisala took part in the TechLand exhibition in the Museum on Technology in Helsinki, Finland.
What did Vaisala do last year?
Read stories about how Vaisala is helping to built the New Children’s Hospital being built in Helsinki, offered helping hand to the hurricane-affected St. Maarten and how Vaisala is building a dense air quality observation network in the megacity of Nanjing and the Yangtze River Delta in 2017–2019.
Read more what we have accomplished on 2017.