Vaisala is a global leader in environmental and industrial measurement. Building on 80 years of experience, Vaisala provides observations for a better world. Vaisala is a reliable partner for customers around the world, offering a comprehensive range of innovative observation and measurement products and services. Headquartered in Finland, Vaisala employs approximately 1,600 professionals worldwide and is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki stock exchange.
Professor Dr Vilho Väisälä (1889-1969) was Vaisala’s founder and long-time managing director. Vaisala was his life's work. He was a talented inventor of meteorological instruments and an esteemed scientist in his field. Vilho Väisälä, also known as the "Prof" among Vaisala employees, established the fundamental guidelines of Vaisala's operations. These guidelines - creativity, respect for quality, devotion to work, pride in professional skills and belief in one's own abilities - are still honored at Vaisala today.
Vaisala Group is a global company with around 1,600 employees around the world. Vaisala's personnel and distributor network serve customers in more than 150 countries annually. Vaisala has subsidiaries in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, France, India, Japan, Malaysia, United Kingdom and United States Further, the company has permanent establishments in Sweden and Kuwait, and regional offices in India, South Korea and the United Arab Emirates.
Vaisala serves customers in different environmental measurement and observation markets. Company’s global customer groups include meteorology infrastructure, transportation, renewable energy, life science, power generation and transmission and industrial measurements. With the support of Vaisala products and services, customers are able to better understand and influence their environment and reduce uncertainty with well-informed decisions. Vaisala's comprehensive offering ranges from small industrial probes to comprehensive weather observation solutions such as surface weather networks and airport weather observation systems.