Finland SDA Publishing House (Kirjatoimi) (Tampere, FI)

A publishing firm with printing plant operated by the Finland Union Conference and situated on the outskirts of Tampere, Finland. Seventh-day Adventist publishing work in Finland began when in 1893 E. J. Waggoner’s book Christ and His Righteousness was published and printed in Helsinki as the first SDA book in Finnish. A branch office, headed by Knut Sandberg from Stockholm, Sweden, was established in Helsinki in 1894. The first periodical published in Finland was the Swedish Tidens Tecken (“Signs of the Times”) in 1896, and the following year the Finnish Aikain Vartija (“Watchman of the Times”), now entitled Nykyaika (“Our Times”), was begun. The publishing house was formally organized in Helsinki in 1897. In 1961 the firm was moved from Helsinki to the present 50-acre (80-h...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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