The region’s business strengths are its diverse structure and collaboration with various operators. The biggest industries in the area are the lumber, plastic, metal and mining industries. Agriculture is also practiced. The region sees strong growth in the tertiary sector as well. North Karelia invests a lot in tourism, ICT, culture and wellness services.
Visit North Karelian businesses and experience local know-how. In Joensuu you have the unique opportunity of getting to know the Abloy factory and its extensive international operations. Another large industrial company in Joensuu is John Deere.