Tuomas Tiirinki

Tuomas Tiirinki

Operational Director

Halax Director

Halax CEO and operational director. International business, manufacturing, partner recearch.

Work History

Work History
Aug 2010 - Present


Kitasakura Oy

Kitasakura provides consulting to the Asian countries for Finnish companies and Universities.

- 2010 - 2011 we organize successful university and companies cooperation for Helsinki University to Nagaoka Uni, Osaka Uni and Nagoya Uni.

- We cooperate, help marketing and contacts to our long term customer RKT Solutions. Mainly we working to Russia and India sales and marketing projects with them. From 2010 we have been open those countries markets successfully for RKT Solutions.

- One year marketing open to the new countries for Fluid-Bag LTD. Japan, Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia. Successful market opening and within two years Fluid-Bag sales will grow 20% sales to the those countries. Lots of new customers and contacts with active marketing.

Sep 2013 - Present

Operational Director

Halax Oy Finland

In charge of Halax business operations in Finland and sales team leader Poland, Russia, Hong Kong.

Oct 2011 - Dec 2014

Project Manager/Consultant

RKT Solutions

Export sales and marketing, Europa, India, Russia

Jun 2012 - Aug 2013

Sales Director APAC / Consultant

Strategic Consulting, including business plan & sales strategy development. Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam, Japan and Korea 
We provide comprehensive 900 and 1000 litre flexible container systems including both filling and discharging equipment. The system is designed to guarantee uniform liquid, maximise payload and minimize discharge residue.
Fluid-Bag’s overall objective is to work with our customers to fulfill their needs and expectations. We focus on offering the value chain a packaging system giving added value, user-friendliness and flexibility.
Fluid-Bag’s operations are characterized by high objectives, systematic, long-term work and continuous improvement. Fluid-Bag is committed to quality, service, safety and environmental care.
Jan 2009 - Aug 2010

Regional Sales and Service Manager

Glaston Singapore PTE

In charge of Glaston after sales operation in South-Asia, Australia, New Zeeland and India. Responsible for Glaston APAC sales and service business and offices in India, Malaysia, Singapore and Australia. New machine installation managing, time control and customer care.

Jan 2007 - Dec 2008

Representative Director

Glaston Japan Inc.

In charge of Glaston Japan and Korea operations. Deep business relationship with Japanese and Korean customers. Office based in Finnish Embassy in Tokyo.

Responsible for all aspects and phases of projects including budget, coordination of team, resources and scheduling through deliverable.

Jan 2003 - Dec 2006

Representative Director

Tamglass Japan Inc.

In charge of Tamglass Japan and Korean after sales business.

Several glass tempering furnace installations to the area.

Lot of option sales to the existing furnaces.

Direct new machine sales.

Aug 2001 - Oct 2003

Service Engineer

Tamglass Oyj

Customer service and after sales basically  in Europa and Middle East.

Mar 2000 - Jul 2002

Project coordinator

Rautaruukki Oyj

Coordinate Rautaruukki oil and gas tank deliveries to the Middle East and Russia.


2005 - Present

Tampereen teknillinen korkeakoulu

Tampere University of Technology is still on the process in electronical MSc program.

1996 - 2000


Vaasa Institute of Technology
1998 - 1999

Mechanical and Manufacturing

University of Derby


Music, sauna, skiing, hunting, swimming, sailing, books, theater, etc.


Consultant for Kitasakura  providing technological co-operation to companies in a business between Finland and Asian countries. Japan, Korea, Russia, APAC and India.

Sales Director for Fluid-Bag Ltd. Opening new market area APAC countries, Japan and Korea. Finding new customers, contact persons, agents and running Singapore office. www.fluid-bag.com

Project Manager for RKT Solutions. Business contact and sales person for Indian, Russia and Middle European customers. Dealing with automated packing lines, warehouses, steel industry special equipments. www.rkt.fi

7 years in Asia. 5 years in Japan and Korea. Two years in Singapore APAC Regional Sales and Service manager. Leading 25 engineers team for service and sales business.

Able to work well with different cultures.

Before that many countries in European customer service.

Experience in customer relationship. Customer service, after sales and direct sales.

Proven track records of customer satisfaction.

Glass bending and tempering processing. Furnace installations, project managing, quality control.


Finnish. native,

English, full professional proficiency

Japanese, limited working proficiency

Russia, limited working proficiency

Swedish, Limited working proficiency