In 1922, Oy Metalliteos was founded by Aare Leikola and his partners for the purpose of mass-producing metal products.
The first mass-produced product was lion buttons for the Finnish Army.
At decade’s end, a section of the factory was destroyed in a devastating fire. In 1940, Metos made equipment for the Helsinki Summer Olympics.
The first project to include all kitchen equipment was delivered to Alko Salmisaari kitchen, just before the Winter War broke out in 1939. The games were cancelled due to war, but the equipment was put to good use nevertheless.
In 1980, the company secured a substantial order for the Moscow Summer Olympics.
In 1982, exports surpassed domestic sales for the first time.
In 1967, Metos stopped manufacturing hospital equipment and focused on professional kitchen equipment and sauna heaters.
In 1972, Metos’ production was moved to Kerava, Finland.
217Cell phone: 962 797477700E-mail: [email protected] Alhammouri Business Development Manager Phone: 962 6 5526999 ext.At decade’s end, the company moved from rented premises on Fleminginkatu to Elimäenkatu Street.In 1931, Metos produced its first commercial cooking pot, which was delivered to the Paimio Sanatorium.Markets collapsed simultaneously in Finland and the primary exporting countries, and the company had no option but to downsize.Instrumentarium-owned Metos and Hackman’s institutional kitchen unit were merged in 1994, marking the birth of Hackman Metos Oy Ab.