Lappeenranta


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Lappeenranta

(läp`pānrän'tä), Swed. Villmanstrand, city (1998 pop. 57,374), Southern Finland prov., SE Finland, on Lake Saimaa. It is an important trade and industrial center, with sulfuric acid works, lumber mills, and cement factories. There is a hydrotherapy center (est. 1824) in Lappeenranta. The city was chartered in 1649 and became an important border fortress after the Treaty of Nystad (1721).

Lappeenranta

 

(Swedish, Villmanstrand), a city and port in Finland, in the lääni (province) of Kymi, on the southern shore of Lake Saimaa. Population, 51,000 (1970), including the settlement of Lauritsala, which has shipyards. The leading industries are woodworking, pulp and paper, chemicals (sulfuric acid), cement, and food processing.

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The aim is to improve the energy efficiency of lappeenranta properties while creating an interesting development environment for companies.
Finnish laser R&D is started in 1985, when the first large laser project was started in Lappeenranta University of Technology.
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Box 35, FIN-40351 Jyvaskyla, Finland, Nuortila-Jokinen is with the Laboratory of Membrane Technology and Technical Polymer Chemistry/Cleantech 2000, Lappeenranta University of Technology, P.O.
The contract concerns the supply of rolling stock maintenance and repair services under a framework contract to the various units of the city of lappeenranta and to the group companies.
The contract supplier must have a pick-up store in the lappeenranta area.
the sites are primarily the south karelia central hospital (kahilanniemi, 53130 lappeenranta) owned by the south karelia municipal social and health care association and exotic premises in the lappeenranta area.
Lappeenranta, lemi, parikkala, rautjrvi, taipalsaari, south karelia social and health district, south karelia educational association, saimaa support services ltd, lappeenranta parish association are involved in the acquisition.
Lappeenranta, lemi, luumki, parikkala, rautjrvi, ruokolahti, savitaipale, taipalsaari, south karelia social and health district, saimaa support services ltd and lappeenranta parish association are participating in the acquisition.