Who Made Your Clothes, part 6/7, Sukkamestarit

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This article series by Varusteleka is part of the global Fashion Revolution Week, the idea of which is to make the sourcing, manufacture, and sales of clothes more ethical and transparent. This kind of stuff is perfect for us good guys. That's why we were eager to be part of it.

During this campaign week, we publish a seven-article series that introduces our partners and their fantastic gang that makes your clothes and accessories. In this sixth part, you will meet Sukkamestarit from Ylöjärvi, Finland.

Sukkamestarit makes your Särmä socks

Sukkamestarit Oy, founded in 1995 is a Finnish company specializing in socks. Their factories in Ylöjärvi employ about 30 textile industry professionals. The company manufactures all Varusteleka’s Särmä socks in Finland.

Sukkamestarit is a responsible manufacturer and a reliable partner. They monitor the quality of their products carefully and require the same from all their suppliers. They pay extra special attention to the safety of both people and the environment in their production. They operate in accordance with the ISO 9001:2015 standard. The Key Flag Symbol (Avainlippu) that they have guarantees that their products are manufactured in Finland.

Sukkamestarit is devoted to continuous technical innovation and developing their high quality products in a sustainable manner.

Sari

Sari

How long have you worked at Sukkamestarit?

I’ve now been working here for 19 years.

What do you do there?

My tasks include linking the toe part together, boarding, and operating the packaging machine.

How did you get into this business?

A cousin of mine hinted that there was a job open here. Since I had a degree in the textile business, it was an easy choice for me.

How do you like your job?

I like it a lot because the work is very versatile, and I never have to think about work-related things at home.

Nina

Nina

How long have you worked at Sukkamestarit?

I have worked in this company for 3 months.

What do you do there?

I work in knitting and in maintenance.

How did you get into this business?

I am a textile engineer by education.

How do you like your job?

I like that my job is both versatile and challenging. An extra bonus is my fantastic colleagues!

Matti

Matti

How long have you worked at Sukkamestarit?

I’ve worked here for 17 years.

What do you do there?

I keep the machinery running and take care of the yarn warehouse.

How did you get into this business?

Purely by a coincidence.

How do you like your job?

I like my job very much.

Marita

Marita

How long have you worked at Sukkamestarit?

I’ve worked in this company for 22,5 years.

What do you do there?

I work in sewing, boarding, and knitting.

How did you get into this business?

Purely because I needed a job.

How do you like your job?

I especially like that my tasks are so versatile and I have excellent colleagues.

Tommi

Tommi

How long have you worked at Sukkamestarit?

I have worked here for 17 years.

What do you do there?

I work in maintenance.

How did you get into this business?

I came here almost by accident right after the army.

How do you like your job?

It depends on the day.

Disa

Disa

How long have you worked at Sukkamestarit?

I have worked here for 2 months.

What do you do there?

I work in boarding.

How did you get into this business?

I saw the job application online and applied.

How do you like your job?

I like it a lot here. My working hours are fantastic and I have awesome colleagues.

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