Tornio offers opportunities without borders

Tornio, an amazing location on the border of Finland and Sweden, in the middle of the Bothnian Bay Arc and surrounded by renewable energy infrastructure. Tornio offers potential without borders for future battery production industries.

Tornio’s location on the border of Finland and Sweden is unique for both business and trade. The twin city area of TornioHaparanda has over 32,000 residents, and that’s only the foundation of the region’s potential.
Tornio is also a popular place for border crossing, with over 14 million people reported to cross per year. It’s widely known that cities situated on open borders have far more trade and potential than their size would suggest. 
In addition to these, the bilingual region of Tornio possesses an ample amount of workforce with excellent language proficiency.

Best places for green industries of the future – Arctio Industrial Park and Kyläjoki Industrial Zone

Arctio Industrial Park

Key features

  • 300 hectares in total of industrial areas for battery industry operations
  • LNG terminal
  • High capacity supply of electricity
  • Port, railway and highway connections
  • Chemicals produced domestically
  • Synergies with another large-scale industries
  • Hydrogen network been planned to go through Tornio
  • Excellent connections
  • Fast permitting process
  • Green energy and cooling water
  • Large scale construction possibilities

Why invest in Tornio and the Nordic’s future battery cluster?

Arctio Industrial Park and Kyläjoki Industrial Zone offer a clean future for industrial companies with high requirements concerning both logistics as well as the supply of electricity, liquefied natural gas and chemicals. Tornio region also has plenty of other green energy resources available. This combination is perfect for servicing battery manufacturing businesses.

Thanks to their locations, both industrial areas also offer synergies and other business opportunities in two countries. An example of this is the possibility to utilize excess heat generated by existing businesses in the area as a source of green energy. The close proximity of both areas to the industries located in Northern Finland and Sweden in addition to their excellent logistical connections open up great possibilities.

Investing in battery production in Tornio region is also a significant investment in sustainable production as well as sustainable business. Thanks to the Nordics’ immense natural resource potential and currently running mining operations, you can expect a considerable ROI. The existing logistical connections allow for cutting both transport times and distances, which in turn will decrease CO2e emissions. Altogether this combination will allow for notable savings in operational costs. So what are you waiting for?

Development status


The City of Tornio is the landowner of the entire Arctio area. The 76 hectare area is designated as a heavy industry area in the local master plan.

Arctio Industrial Park is located in the immediate vicinity of the Röyttä port operations and the largest LNG terminal in Northern Europe.

The largest industrial company operating in the area is Outokumpu Stainless Ltd, the world’s largest integrated production facility of stainless steel. SMA Mineral Ltd is also situated next to Arctio.

In the immediate vicinity of Arctio Industrial Park is the largest air gas plant in the Nordic countries.

In connection with construction, it is possible to use material generated as industrial by-products, which saves the use of virgin natural resources.


The total Kyläjoki Industrial area consists of 150 hectares and 100 hectares of separate areas on both sides of the highway and next to the railroad.

With existing connections via roads, railway, ports and airports, Kyläjoki has potential for being the battery powerhouse for the Nordics and even Central Europe.

Arctio aerial

Tornio facts

  • Population of TornioHaparanda twin city > 32,000 residents
  • 400th anniversary in 2021
  • A 10 minute access to everywhere in the TornioHaparanda region
  • 531,000 residents within a 100 km radius
  • 3 million yearly visitors in the TornioHaparanda region
  • 14 million yearly border crossings (persons)
  • A 15-minute drive away from the Kemi-Tornio airport
  • In addition to Kemi-Tornio, three other airports within a 2 h drive (Oulu, Rovaniemi, Luleå)
  • Excellent and electrified railroad connection

Are you not convinced yet?

Let us convince you

If you’re starting or relocating your industrial business, we’d love to talk to you more about the potential Tornio has to offer. You can reach us easily and you are also welcome to come visit us!

Marko Alamartimo


Puh. 040 025 1350