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Tampere excursion on 27.-28.9.

It’s time to put your suits on and embark on the Tampere excursion + Alihankinta expo. This is your opportunity to experience an unforgettable adventure with your fellow VTK colleagues and explore the world of manufacturing and production technology!

Here are the trip details
Date: 27-28.9.2023 🗓
Cost: 15 euros 💵
For whom: Aalto University Production Engineering members 🔩⚙️

Day 1: Tampere Excursion

The bus departs from Otaniemi at 09:00 heading towards Tampere. Make sure not to oversleep! Our first stop will be at a few pioneering manufacturing technology companies. We’ll have the chance to explore these companies, learn something new, and possibly establish future connections. Who knows, you might discover your dream master thesis! After the tours, it’s time to relax and experience Tampere’s nightlife, where we go together with Pullonkaula. Pullonkaula is VTK’s friendship club, so expect great company! At the end of the evening, we’ll be accommodated at Tampere’s famous Hotel Torni, or at least pretty close!

Day 2: Alinhankinta Expo and Sauna

In the morning, we’ll independently head to the Alinhankinta Expo, where all of Finland’s manufacturing and production technology companies will be. This is a unique opportunity to network and see what’s happening in the field. In the evening, we’ll head to the sauna and dinner organized by Pullonkaula and the Robotics Association. We’ll enjoy the sauna, delicious food, and great company. The bus back to Otaniemi departs from Tampere at 22:00.

You can register for the event through the following link:

Registration opens at 15:00 on 18.9. Be sure to reserve your spot in time! The number of participants is limited to 20 people, so be quick!
Your spot will be confirmed separately.

This trip costs 15 euros and includes excursions, bus transportation, accommodation and sauna.

Please note that VTK cannot guarantee English-language Excursions, but your colleagues will surely help translate as best they can.

Valmistustekniikan kerho’s 56th Annual Ball on 28.10.

You are warmly welcome to come celebrate VTK’s 56th Annual Ball with us. The celebration will take place on Sat 28th of October at Ravintola Haukisali in Espoo.

During the evening we’ll enjoy a three course meal, some programme and drinks. The event is held in Finnish.

17:45 Bus transportation to the venue, Otakaari 4
18:00 Cocktail event, Ahvenkuja 4
18:45 Main event, Ahvenkuja 4
23:45 Afterparty, Helsinki

The event costs 50€ for students and 80€ for alumni. Dress code for the event is black suit.

The registration for the party opens on Tuesday 26.9. at noon and closes on Friday 6.10. at 23:55. Link to the registration can be found here: There are 75 spots of which 15 are reserved for our honorary members. Facebook page for the event:

More information:
Jenny Manner
Hostess, VTKH’23

Annual maintenance of the Eccentric press 2023 on Sun 30.4.

It’s time to carry out the annual maintenance of the Eccentric press at the corner of the K2 building in Otaniemi on Wappu Eve 30.4. starting at 11.00. In this event, old and new members of Aalto University Production Engineering Students will get together with full of spring spirit. Wappu food and drink are available. After the maintenance of the Eccentric press, it is convenient to continue your wappu journey to Servin Mökki, where the Wappu Rowdiness will be declared at 14.00. So come and meet former and current students of production technology while stamping the tokens.

This year, Suomen Konepajainsinööriyhdistys is also participating in the event. The purpose of SKIY is to bring together leading professionals from the manufacturing industry and to develop and support the operations of Finnish industry. The association’s more than 250 members bring together a huge amount of knowledge, skill and experience about the current state and future of our industry, without forgetting history.  For more info, check out SKIY at

SKIY also supports students by distributing several scholarships of 2 000 € each year for studies, diploma theses and exchange studies abroad from the scholarship fund of baron Gustaf W. Wrede!

You can register for the Annual maintenance of Eccentric press via the registration form:
Event on Facebook:

What? Annual maintenance of the Eccentric press 2023
Where? K2, Puumiehenkuja 3, Espoo
When? Sunday 30.4. starting at 11.00
Cost? Nothing!
Why? Come and stamp your own token in the best company!

See you in maintenance!

Wappubooli on Thu 20.4.

As Wappu approaches, the even more legendary than legendary Wappubooli will be back again on 20.4.🥂 LVK, LVI, LRK and VTK offer their members punch, food and the best wappu atmosphere this year too! During the evening, the Rantsu’s sauna and hot tub also heat up!

The place can accommodate 120 participants, and each club has a quota of 30 places – so be quick! The quotas will be filled with possible substitutes on Monday 17.4. Registration for the event opens at on Wed 12.4. at 12.00!

NOTE! The event is only for members of the respective clubs, so please remember to become a member and pay the possible membership fee!

WHAT? Wappubooli 2023
WHERE? Rantasauna, Otaniemi
WHEN? Thursday 20 April 2023 from 17:00
DRESS CODE? Wappu overalls
REGISTRATION? Wed 12.4. at 12.00
WHY? Because Wappu and a delicious punch!

Spring meeting and members’ evening on Fri 31.3.

The statutory spring meeting of Valmistustekniikan kerho ry will be held in OK20 Big side (Otakaari 20, 02150 Espoo) on Friday 31.3.2023 starting at 17.00. Meeting will be in Finnish. If you cannot attend to the meeting, you can still follow the meeting remotely on Zoom. Link to the Zoom session can be found in meeting invitation, that has been delivered to members’ mailing list. All members of the association have the right to attend and speak at the association’s meetings, and the full members have the right to vote. After the meeting, the evening continues with the members’ sauna evening in the same space.

More info:
Karri Pönni
tel. 050 372 5538

Annual Maintenance of the Eccentric Press Thu 30.4. 10.00

On Mayday Eve, it is time to perform the annual maintenance of the Eccentric Press. Due to stricter maintenance regulations, VTK is piloting a remote maintenance system for the eccentric press, which allows you to monitor the progress of maintenance safely from your own home work station. So gather the maintenance supplies of your choice at your station and contact your old or new VTK colleagues. The video broadcast will begin at 10 a.m. and will be released later at the event’s Facebook page.

You also have the option to order the 2020 token to for yourself, so that your token collection is not short for this year. You can order the token via the following link:

After the service, you can tune in to the Declaration of May Day Madness broadcast from 12 noon.

Event on Facebook.

More information
Karri Pönni

Spring Meeting on Mon 9.3. 17.30

The regular spring meeting of the VTK will take place on Monday 9.3.2020 at 17.30 in room 150 of the K1 building (Otakaari 4). The official meeting notice and agenda can be found in the attachment below (in Finnish). All members of VTK are welcome. The meeting is in Finnish.

Attachment: Kevätkokouskutsu 2020

For more information:
Karri Pönni
tel. 050 372 5538

The board and officials chosen for 2020

The board and officials of Aalto University Production Engineering Students have been chosen for 2020 in the Fall Meeting on Tuesday August 29th. Congrats to all and the best of luck in the upcoming year!

The Board:

Chairman Karri Pönni
Secretary Erik Ojapalo
Treasurer Alex Suomala
Excursion Master I Juho Piilola
Head of Industrial Research Veera Sairanen
Industry Cooperation Manager Mikko Heliö
Chief Editor Tuukka Virkki
Host Oliver Aarrelampi


Excursion Master II Vertti Vainio
Hostess Miina-Maija Simonen
Social Media Manager Jarno Lauronen
Coeditor Joose Haavanlammi
Club Room Manager Lauri Seutu
Senior Advisor Paavo Pietikäinen


Excursion to Meconet on Thursday 31.10.

Welcome to an excursion organized by Aalto University Production Engineering Students to Meconet on Thursday, October 31st!

Meconet is a technology company, which produces springs, deep drawn products and press products for leading companies in Finland and all around the world. For example the brand new paneling of the Mall of Tripla in the event picture background is designed and produced by Meconet. During the excursion we will tour the factory and hear about the job opportunities in the firm. We will also discuss about the development of prototyping in the company.

Excursion starts 31st of October at 2pm at Meconet office in Vantaa. VTK organizes a bus transport, which leaves from the mechanical engineering building in Otakaari 4 at 1:15pm. Please be on time at the bus. The duration of the excursion is about 3 hours and the bus will transport the participants back to Otaniemi.

The Dresscode in VTK excursions is dark suit.

Sign up from the link below for the excursion!

Please register by October 23rd at the latest. There are 15 places for the excursion. Welcome!

Not a member of VTK – The club of production engineering students? No problemo!
Membership is free and you can join by following this link:

What is VTK?
Aalto University Production Engineering Students is a club for those studying production engineering at Aalto or just a strong interest in manufacturing and production. The club has strong ties to the teaching staff and industry. By being a member you get to attend excursions such as this one and other events organised by the club. Membership is free and your actual major or year of study doesn’t matter. Join the club!

More info:
Karri Pönni
VTK – Club room manager
050 372 5538

VTK New Members’ Night on Thursday 10.10.

VTK – Aalto University Production Engineering Students welcomes YOU to the new members’ night hosted by Konecranes at Hyvinkää on Thursday, October 10th.

Come and hear about the club! VTK is the association to join to contact with companies and travel around the world to learn more about our field of studies.

In New Members’ Night you’ll learn everything you need to know about VTK and also get to tour the Konecranes factory. Dinner is served afterwards and the sauna is warm!

The bus starts from in front of the Mechanical department, Otakaari 4 at 13:00
The bus returns to Otaniemi in the evening, around 21:00
The event is free!

There are 15 places available, but the form allows 5 reserve entries. You will receive a confirmation email about your registration later. Sign up starts on Thursday 26th of September 12:00. Sign up by October 1st midday the latest. With the same form you’ll sign up as a member of VTK, that’s free too!

Sign up here:

If you can’t make it to the new members’ night, sign up for membership through here:

The nutshell:
VTK New Members’ Night
Thursday October 10th
The bus leaves from the mechanical department at 13:00
Price: Free
Dresscode: Suit
Along: Sauna gear, Konecranes provides towels

More Info:
Paavo Pietikäinen
VTK – Chairman
040 415 8675