Proudly designed and manufactured in Finland
Finnish work and design play a significant role in Sako’s rifle design process and production.
Sako and Tikka rifles have been awarded the right to use the Key Flag symbol from 2009 and Design from Finland symbol from 2018.
For us at Sako, the Design from Finland and Key Flag symbols represent Finnish uncompromised quality. Finnishness is a value in itself for us, and we are a deeply Finnish company based on our history and circumstances and drawing on Finnish natural conditions.
We are respected by our numerous Law Enforcement and Military customers as well as hunters and sport shooters worldwide who use our products in the most varied and demanding conditions. At Sako, we strongly feel that our home country, Finland, is also a guarantee of the quality and durability of our products since our rifles are designed for the varying and very harsh conditions of Finland.
We have four seasons: winter, spring, summer and autumn. All seasons have their own unique characteristics, from long winters with plenty of snow to severe frosts and chilly and long and rainy periods in autumn and spring. The conditions challenge us to make our products as high-quality and durable as possible. Our customers around the world can trust that a product designed for Finnish conditions will last anywhere in the world.
Our design philosophy is based on a passion to create user-oriented, timeless, and practical products for our customers. Our products are tools that withstand both time and hard use. The overall experience comes from uncompromising quality and finely tuned details. The design is combination of practical solutions, high-quality materials and a style that is professional and minimalist, but dynamic at the same time.
The functionality, durability and design of Sako ja Tikka products are appreciated and praised worldwide.
Our customers around the world can trust that a product designed for Finnish conditions will last anywhere in the world.
The Key Flag Symbol in a nutshell
Sako and Tikka rifles have been awarded The Key Flag symbol mark since 2009.
The Key Flag is a sign of Finnish work. The symbol can be awarded to a product that has been made in Finland. In addition, the right to use the Key Flag Symbol can be awarded to products with a minimum domestic content of 50 per cent of its break-even cost. The calculation takes into consideration all costs related to the product.
The Key Flag symbol is very well-known in Finland. According to an Association for Finnish Work study, practically all Finnish consumers and business executives recognise the Key Flag symbol. The majority of Finns (75%) also state that the Key Flag symbol has a positive impact on their purchasing decisions. Approximately half of the Finnish population associate the symbol with responsibility.
The Design from Finland Symbol in a nutshell
Sako and Tikka rifles have been awarded the Design from Finland mark since 2018.
The Design from Finland mark of the Association for Finnish Work can be awarded to a product, product group or service that strongly represents Finnish design competence. The mark indicates that the company has invested in professional design and achieved business advantages through design. Products and services bearing the Design from Finland mark have been designed in Finland in a professional, responsible and user-oriented manner. These companies are transparent about their products and services’ production chain and country of origin.