Amerplast M. Suominen was founded in Tampere, Finland. The first products were plastic pants for diapers made in a two-room apartment.
Amerplast Suominen & Co moved to a new production facilities. The head office is still located at the same address. Amerplast developed a new durable wave-cut carrier bag, named the Iisi bag.
The company established a plant in Ikaalinen, Finland, to manufacture Minigrip bags. The plant in Tampere was expanded and it focused on carrier bags and hygiene packaging.
The export of carrier bags to Sweden grew significantly and a sales office was established in Stockholm, Sweden.
Amerplast invested in plants in Finland (Kauhava and Nastola).
Amerplast Suominen & Co became a limited company and the name was changed to Amerplast Ltd..
Amerplast founded a factory through an acquisition in Norrköping, Sweden. Amerplast was acquired by Lassila & Tikanoja, and a major investment program began.
Amerplast established a sales office in St Petersburg, Russia.
Amerplast established a sales office in Warsaw, Poland.
A greenfield plant started production with two converting machines in Grodzisk Mazowiecki, Poland. Amerplast invented the security bag for the transportation and storing of money and other valuables.
Demerger of Lassila & Tikanoja resulted in a new company, Suominen Corporation. Amerplast becomes known as Suominen Flexibles.
Production was centralized to Tampere and Ikaalinen in Finland, and to Grodzisk Mazowiecki in Poland.
Investment in laser perforation machine in Tampere, Finland. AmerLaser™ provides a wide range of solutions for easy-open features and air release.
Automatization investment in Tampere, Finland. Suominen Flexibles changed ownership when Suominen Corporation divested its flexible packaging business to Lonsdale Capital Partners and the MBI team. Company returned to its roots and changed its name back to Amerplast.