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Visiting Boliden Kokkola

Welcome to Europe´s second biggest zinc plant!

In order to make your visit as smooth as possible we ask you to take a look at few things before you arrive. On this page we have gathered important information for our visitors.

If you have any questions you can always ask your host.

You are welcome to visit us!

Entry pass

  • Boliden Kokkola is located in Kok­ko­la In­dustrial Park - KIP in the district of Yks­pih­la­ja, approximately five kilometers northwest from the city center.


    Kokkola Industrial Park – KIP is located in the district of Ykspihlaja, approximately five kilometers northwest from the city center.

    All vehicle and passenger transport is taking place through the Port Tower. Access to the factory area require a personal entry pass from Port Tower's information desk. Please be prepared to prove your identity. Once you've got your entry pass, you will be guided to the factory area.


    Port Tower
    Satamatie 330, 67100 Kokkola  |  [email protected]  |  010 505 9513 |  www.porttower.fi/

Kokkola industrial park

  • Kokkola Industrial Park's size is 700 hec­ta­res. In the area,
    17 pro­duc­tion com­pa­nies and near­ly 60 ser­vice com­pa­nies
    ope­ra­te. In total there are more than 70 or­ga­niza­tions and they employ 2 300 people.


    KIP’s com­pa­nies access se­ve­ral mar­ket areas and many dif­fe­rent in­dica­tors con­firm their lea­ding po­si­tion in the world. Pro­duc­tion faci­li­ties are main­ly in­ter­na­tio­nal and a great share of their
    pro­duc­tion is ex­por­ted all over the world.


    Read more: www.kip.fi

For your safety

  • When arriving the factory area you will meet your host at the gate. He will give you your personal protective equipment if needed and some information regarding your visit.


    We are producing zinc 24/7 all year round. Safety is our number one priority and we kindly ask you to always stay with your host and follow his or her instructions.


    Please inform your host if you have for example a pacemaker, fear of heights or you are pregnant. This may affect what areas you can visit.




Boliden Head Office

Boliden Group
Klarabergsviadukten 90
P.O. Box 44, SE-101 20 Stockholm
Tel: + 46 8 610 15 00
Fax: + 46 8 654 80 90