New innovative production line at Dinex Ecocat Oy


The production line was official opened May 21st 2015, by the owner and CEO for Dinex Group, Torben Dinesen. “I am proud of the result of our investment here in Vihtavuori. The implementation is now completed and we will be in full operation before the summer holiday 2015.”

A global corporation between passionate and tenacious engineers from Dinex Group has done the technology development of the Eminizer™ concept internal in Dinex in the last years. “At Dinex Ecocat Oy, Finland we have very committed highly educated chemical and mechanical engineers, whom have been deeply involved in the development of the concept. Therefore it was natural for us to place the production of the substrates and coating here in Finland,” Torben Dinesen, continued.

The new technology will be is used in the Eminizer™ emission technology platform. The secret behind is an improved material for the production of particulate filters, by a combination of high porosity silicon carbide substrate (DiSiC-HP) and a multi functional coating, which offers several and substantial benefits in the process of manufacturing exhaust systems. With the Eminizer™ technology it is possible to make a reduction of up to 50% of the size and weight of the exhaust emission system at the truck. The Eminizer technology will also be used in the Large Engine industry under the brand name “Modulizer”

The local General Manager, Tommi Blomberg, is also proud, “Dinex Ecocat Oy has had many economically difficult years recently, however now, after the acquisition by Dinex and joining forces with them, the company will be announcing 2014 as it’s first profitable year in seven years. This investment represents the next step on a transformation of the company and strengthens the future of the company as a one of the leading manufacturers of emission systems and catalyst substrates of all types.”

Dinex Ecocat Oy has about 100 employees, but expect to increase the staff in the coming years.


For more information:

Tommi Blomberg

General Manager Dinex Ecocat Oy

Tel.: +358 50 5766 315.


The production line was official opened May 21st 2015 by the owner and CEO for Dinex Group, Torben Dinesen. Persons in the picture from left to right Torben Dinesen (CEO), Dan Andersson (VP OEM), Tommi Blomberg, Thomas Wolff, Juhani Mäkelä, Reinhard Angerer, Sachin Malhotra and Jyrki Kovanen.


About Dinex:

Dinex develops and produces exhaust and emission solutions for OEM truck and construction equipment suppliers worldwide, as well as spare parts and exhaust retrofit systems on heavy vehicles.  Dinex operates in more than 15 countries and has a global production set up in the United States, China, Russia and Europe. Dinex has approximately 1300 employees worldwide.


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