Research and development

Research and development activities at Lemminkäinen focus on the utilisation of information technology in construction, environmental and energy efficiency, and service development. Lemminkäinen has also initiated a variety of developmental measures to improve operational efficiency.

The Group’s business segments are each responsible for their own research and development activities, which focus on, for example, the efficiency of business operations and quality assurance. Lemminkäinen’s Central Laboratory carries out infrastructure construction R&D. The company aims to constantly increase the percentage of low-temperature and recycled asphalts in its production. In 2014, the Group’s research and development expenditure accounted for approximately 0.5 (0.6) per cent of net sales.