Two young Finnish engineers Martti Kutvonen and Pentti Latopelto establish Opla Oy in Espoo. The company starts manufacturing optics and glass blowing.
The company splits and Oplatek is established in Leppävirta.
The first fiber drawing tower is erected to draw optical fibers.
Jori Waissi acquires the company.
Entering the international market with telecom optical fiber. Sales to Switzerland, Germany and South Korea.
The second fiber drawing tower is erected. Expansion of the facilities.
Re-arrangement of ownership and new investors. Jyrki Huttunen starts as the CEO of the company.
Extensive investment program in manufacturing and internationalization.
Expansion of premises, new employees, and investments in automated glass crafting, doubling the glass molding capacity.