History

52 years of TTT - from local firm to one of the leading knife manufacturers in the world.

  
1961                   

FOUNDED AS TERÄTUOTE OY (KNIFE PRODUCTS)

OPERATION STARTED IN TOIJALA
FIRST PRODUCTS: CHIPPER AND VENEER KNIVES

 

1965  

HACKMAN BECAME A 50 % SHAREHOLDER
ROAD MACHINE BLADE PRODUCTION FROM HACKMAN

 

1967

LARGE DIAMETER CIRCULAR SAWS (FROM KONE JA TERÄ, TAMPERE)
HARD-COATING ADOPTED AMONG THE FIRST IN FINLAND

 

1971

SALES OFFICE ESTABLISHED IN THE USA (TRIANGLE-T CORP., NY)

 

1973

PRODUCTION BEGAN IN THE USA (BRUNSWICK, GA) 

 

1974

OUTOKUMPU PLANT ESTABLISHED: PRODUCTION OF FLAKER KNIVES
PRODUCTION OF TCT SAW BLADES IN TOIJALA

 

1976

ACQUISITION OF KAUSALAN TERÄ OY 

 

1978

ACQUISITION OF SANDVIK AB LIDKÖPING'S (SWEDEN) KNIFE PRODUCTION

 

1982

SALES OFFICES EXPAND TO GERMANY AND FRANCE

 

1985

HACKMAN BECAME 100 % OWNER OF TTT
ACQUISITION OF THE PEERLESS SAW COMPANY (USA)
ACQUISITION OF AB STRIDSBER & BIÖRCK GROUP (SWEDEN)

 

1987

SALES OFFICE AND SERVICE OPEN IN NORWAY
STRIDSBERS & BIÖRCK NEW TROLLHÄTTAN FACTORY

 

1989 

TERÄTUOTE BECAME HACKMAN TTT 

 

1990-91 

REMOVAL OF STRIDBERG'S PRODUCTION TO FINLAND
SELLING OF TRIANGLE-T (USA) TO COMPANY MANAGEMENT 

 

1993 

ISO 9002 QUALITY SYSTEM SERTIFICATE AWARDED BY DNV 

 

1996 

EXPANSION OF OUTOKUMPU PLANT 

 

1999 

SELLING OF THE PEERLESS SAW CO (USA) TO COMPANY MANAGEMENT 

 

1999/2000 

CLOSE-DOWN OF TTT'S OWN SALES OFFICE IN FRANCE

 

2000 

HACKMAN TTT BECAME TTT TECHNOLOGY 

 

2000/2001 

SELLING OF TTT'S BUSINESS TO COMPANY MANAGEMENT 
CLOSE-DOWN OF TTT'S OWN SALES OFFICE IN GERMANY

 

2001 

JOINT VENTURE PT TRIKON TTT TO INDONESIA 

 

2002

JOINT VENTURE CUME TTT LTDA TO BRAZIL 

 

2003 

ISO 9001:2000 QUALITY SYSTEM CERTIFICATE AWARDED BY DNV 

 

2005 

SELLING OF PT TRIKON TTT TO COMPANY MANAGEMENT
TTT TECHNOLOGY SOLD TO TKM GROUP 

 

2006/2007

MERGING OF TKM'S ACTIVITIES IN FINLAND
CLOSE-DOWN OF CUME TTT LTDA

 

2008

SELLING OF ROAD MACHINE BLADE PRODUCTION TO METSÄTYÖ OY

 

2009

CLOSE-DOWN OF OUTOKUMPU PLANT AND REMOVAL OF PRODUCTION TO TOIJALA PLANT

 

2010

ISO 9001:2008 QUALITY SYSTEM CERTIFICATE AWARDED BY DNV

 


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