Safety, ease of practice and environmental friendliness
Ecoaims’ mission is to develop optical and electronic shooting and provide the most environmental friendly, safe and efficient way to do it.
Ecoaims is part of Kurvinen family companies. Kurvinen family companies is a solid and growing group of family companies employing around 40 experts, which is organizing international competition events up to the Olympic level. Our company’s values are continuity, responsibility and innovation as well as working together and succeeding together. The Kurvinen family companies include Ecoaims, which develops and manufactures electronic precision sport systems and services, and Biathlon Target System Kurvinen, which specializes in biathlon target and range systems. In addition, Myllyn Koneistus, which offers machining services, is an essential part of the Kurvinen family companies.
The electronic shooting systems designed and manufactured by Ecoaims in Ylämylly, Finland, used in Olympic and Paralympic competitions, have established their place at the top of the sport.
More than 95 percent of the company’s turnover is exports, and optical and laser pistols, rifles, shooting targets and other accessories have already been delivered to more than 60 countries. Electronic shooting systems are used, for example, in modern pentathlon, biathlon as part of training and various other combined sports where electronic shooting is combined with, for example, OCR (obstacle course racing), orienteering or crossfit. Ecoaims has also supplied systems to hunting clubs, the police and the defense forces.
The Paralympics, the most prestigious competitions in disability sports, are an important partner for the company, and since 2002, the systems manufactured by the company have been used in every Paralympics. The company has developed a sound-based aiming system that enables the visually impaired to shoot. Ecoaims’ system is the only one in the world approved for use in biathlon for the visually impaired.
Electronic shooting is an ecological sport of tomorrow, which is growing in popularity due to, among other things, the merits of safety, ease of practice and environmental friendliness. Traditional bullet shooting, with all the permit processes, is more onerous than electronic shooting.
In the future, more and more people will enjoy electronic shooting or compete in it.