Erik Liiri and Niilo Lähteenmäki co-founded the company Liiri & Lähteenmäki
The store was located in Riihimäki on the Valtakäyrä area. After a few years, Niilo Lähteenmäki left the company and Erik Liiri continued as an entrepreneur alone. Erik’s son Juhani Liiri was involved in the glass business from the beginning.Learn more about glass and flat glass
The store moved to Karoliinankatu, where its own premises were built.
The premises on Karoliinankatu were expanded a total of five times: twice in the 1980s, twice in the 1990s and once again in 2000. Due to the great need for further extensions, the company bought two more plots of land next to its premises in the 1990s to enable the extensions to be completed.
The first semi-automatic glass cutting table.
The manufacture of the first insulating glass by hand began.
The company’s first generational change took place
Anna and Juhani Liiri took over the management of the company.
The first machines for making insulating glass
1986 Industrial production of insulating glass began. The carpentry business was related to the company’s operations until 2002: Window frames were manufactured to the customer’s order.