Find out more about Turku

Building the future in Turku

A vibrant business life in many different sectors is spurring growth in the Turku region. Growth prospects in the marine, pharmaceutical and manufacturing industries are good and they also have an impact on other sectors, such as the construction and service industries.

Turku has approximately 20,000 companies. Turku wants to help companies bring the best workforce to this growing city and the Greater Turku region. Turku is already home to 187,000 residents. More than 300,000 people live in the Turku region, which includes Kaarina, Lieto, Masku, Mynämäki, Naantali, Nousiainen, Paimio, Raisio, Rusko and Sauvo. Are you one of them?

Come and work at Turku Shipyard 

Some 85% of the Finnish maritime industry is located in Southwest Finland, but we have an impact on employment throughout Finland. The marine industry and shipping employ nearly 9,000 people in about 400 companies.

Meyer Turku Oy employs approximately 2,200 people representing many different professions. The shipyard’s order book for new generation cruise ships is full until 2025. Our employees can plan their future with confidence. The shipyard will need a lot of experts from many different fields in the near future.

An active city and vibrant region 

Turku is small city with a big heart, where hobbies and services are within easy reach. Housing costs in Turku are moderate in comparison to the capital region and Tampere. The employment benefits for Meyer Turku Oy’s employees include the opportunity to rent a VVO apartment without a security deposit.

Turku is a great place to live and grow. It offers flexible day-care, active schools, physical exercise and culture opportunities to suit everyone’s taste. Turku also invests in education for young people and has, for example, six universities. The universities, the city and local companies are working together to make Turku the best student city in Finland.

Other municipalities in the Turku region may also offer a home and residential environment that meets your needs. The vibrant area outside the city provides a lot of different housing options. It’s easy to commute to work in Turku from the surrounding communities.

The future looks bright in Turku.