The history of Okmetic

Okmetic is the seventh largest silicon wafer manufacturer in the world. The company was founded in 1985 as a result of a joint venture of Nokia and Outokumpu. Below you will find a list of the company's milestones.

2019  Fully in-house C-SOI ®  manufacturing in Vantaa plant, Finland

2017  Okmetic invests in downstream product technology  –  Construction work at the Vantaa plant started

2016  National Silicon Industry Group a new owner, Okmetic delisted from Helsinki Stock Exchange

2015  Capacity expansion for 200 mm silicon wafers and advanced SOI wafers

2009  Sensor business capacity expansion started

2006  Sales office Okmetic K.K. founded in Japan

2001  SOI wafer production line started

2000  Okmetic IPO on the Helsinki Stock Exchange

1999  Sales office Okmetic Inc. founded in the USA

1997  Start of new crystal and wafer plant in Vantaa, Finland

1987  First crystal and wafer plant started in Espoo, Finland

1985  Foundation of Okmetic Oy, a joint venture of Nokia and Outokumpu