The Story of Artekno

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1953

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

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1957

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

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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.

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1981

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

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1989

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

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1992

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

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1993

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

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1999

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

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2008

Artekno Eesti OÜ is founded.

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2010

The production of PDCPD begins.

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2018

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

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Artekno Smartbox– industry’s most advanced IoT-solution
Artekno Smartbox enables effective and safe thermo transportation and transportation tracking, without a separate software or device.
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New cardboard food packaging from Artekno
Artekno introduces a brand new environmentally friendly cardboard food packaging to domestic markets.
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Artekno at Fastfood & Cafe & Restaurant -fair 6th & 7th March 2019
Artekno will launch a new Artekno Smartbox concept in Helsinki. Come to test the biodegradable cell foam and the new cardboard food packaging!
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