PRODUCING RAW MATERIALS, FUELS AND ENERGY FROM WASTE
Agility and adaptability is deep in our DNA. Thus, we have been able to develop a model that is quickly replicable in almost any corner of the world for producing recyclable plastics, fuels and energy from waste for industrial customers.
We believe success is based on long-term partnerships – combining local presence and access to the value chains with our knowhow and capabilities makes a winning combination. With us waste becomes a resource.
FOUNDERS OF GRIFFIN REFINERIES
Eera Industrial Development
Eera Industrial Development (EID) is a Finnish company established in 1986. The company was originally a management consultancy, which during the last few years has focused more and more on establishing new ventures, especially in the Cleantech and Waste to Energy sectors. In the beginning of 2016, the consultancy arm was transferred to a separate company called Eera Ltd and EID focuses purely on industrial development.
Mr Jorma Eloranta
Chairman of numerous Finnish PLC’s
Mr Esko Aho
Former Prime Minister of Finland
Mr Hannu Lepomäki
FIRST ROUND INVESTORS
Finland’s biggest and most successful Venture Capital company. Lifeline Ventures has made 44 investments in healthcare, internet business, gaming technology and other technology companies. Lifeline operates three funds, the last of which manages 60 M€. Lifeline Ventures is a long time partner of Eera Industrial Development and has invested in three companies established by EID. The most successful Exit managed by Lifeline Ventures was the sales of game company Supercell to Japanese SoftBank for over 1 bn€.
VALVE VENTURES OY AND FINOW OY
The companies are owned by the Finnish industrialist family Paasikivi. Valve Ventures and Finow are family office-type investors making direct investments in technology oriented companies with a strong focus on clean tech. Valve Ventures has previously invested in one company established by Eera Industrial Development.