The Story of Artekno

artekno-ympyra.png

1953

Artekno Oy was founded with the aim of manufacturing and trading techno-chemical products, plant nutrients, and various kinds of textiles.

artekno-ympyra.png

1957

The manufacturing of expanded polystyrene (EPS) begins. Production is automatized in 1965. The manufacturing of EPS product continues to this day.

artekno-ympyra.png

1963

The manufacturing of reinforced plastic products begins with technical plastic products. It is still an important part of the operations of the factory in Luopioinen.

artekno-ympyra.png

1981

The manufacturing of technical polyurethane products begins in Luopioinen. It was transferred to Kangasala in 1988, where it still continues.

artekno-ympyra.png

1989

Artekno signs a contract of representing Alcan aluminium containers and packaging machinery in Finland. The packaging sales are still going strong.

artekno-ympyra.png

1992

The manufacturing of cellular polypropene (EPP) products begins in Sahalahti. It is later transferred to Luopioinen, where it still continues.

artekno-ympyra.png

1993

The manufacturing of proprietary cardboard bases begins. The manufacturing continues to this day.

artekno-ympyra.png

1999

Artekno signs a subcontractor contract with Polyform AS on the manufacturing of plastic boxes. The entire business operations are acquired in 2010.

artekno-ympyra.png

2008

Artekno Eesti OÜ is founded.

artekno-ympyra.png

2010

The production of PDCPD begins.

artekno-ympyra.png

2018

3D printing is implemented in the production and IoT applications in thermologistics. Biodegradable cell foam is introduced.

News feed

Artekno Ocean – for cleaner oceans
Artekno is the first in the Nordic countries to launch Artekno Ocean cell foam material for transport, packaging and insulation.
Read more
Artekno’s preparedness for the coronavirus
We monitor closely the development of the coronavirus situation and follow the instructions of our local authorities as well as the WHO. Artekno represents an industry sector (plastic and packaging…
Read more
Customer Experience 2019 survey results
We asked our customers what a good customer experience consists of. Here are the answers.
Read more