Rapal in brief

  • Turnover €7,9 million in 2018
  • Some 70 employees
  • Headquartered in Espoo, Finland
  • Subsidiary Optimaze, Inc. in the United States
  • Established in 1991
  • Owned by personnel

Our vision

Our goal is to be the global leader in our field. At the moment, Rapal is headquartered in Finland with a subsidiary Optimaze, Inc. in the United States. Our software and services assist in decision-making that is sustainable from the viewpoints of economy, environment and workplace well-being.

Optimaze is our solution for work environment management. Fore aids in infrastructure management.

Executive group

In addition to Rapal’s CEO Tuomas Kaarlehto, the executive group of the company consists of Services unit director Anssi Hirvikoski, Optimaze business director Kai Patja, Workplace management business director Maija Patjas, Fore business director Janne Rantanen and Development and maintenance unit director Jari Turunen.


Aulis Kohvakka serves as the Chairman of the Board of Rapal, and Arto Metsänen serves as the Vice Chairman of the Board. The other members of the Board are Pekka Montin, Petri Olkinuora, Risto Valtakari, Toivo Äijö, Tuomas Kaarlehto and Pasi Kortelainen.