Finnish Natural Stone Association’s (Kiviteollisuusliitto’s) annual meeting was held in Uusikaupunki on 22.3.2013. The first Vuoden kivimies (Stone Man of the year) was chosen in the meeting. The acknowledgement was given to Kari Parviainen from Kivipaasi Oy.
Vientikivi Oy Finland’s CEO Ilkka Ylitalo was chosen as the new chairman of the board of Finnish Natural Stone Association. CEO Heikki Palin from Palin Granit Oy continues as the vice chairman of the board.