Company Suunto was born in 1936 when Finnish orienteer and engineer Tuomas Vohlonen invented the mass production method for the liquid-filled compass. Since then, Suunto has been at the forefront of design and innovation for sports watches, dive computers and sports instruments used by adventurers all over the world. From the highest mountains to the deepest oceans, Suunto physically and mentally equips outdoor adventurers to conquer new territory. Suunto's headquarters and manufacturing plant is in Vantaa, Finland. Employing more than 400 people worldwide, Suunto products are sold in over 100 countries. The company is a subsidiary of Amer Sports Corporation along with its sister brands Salomon, Arc'teryx, Atomic, Wilson, Precor, Mavic and Nikita.

In 1965 company Suunto introduces the SK-4, the world’s first diving compass after a British sports diver attaches a Suunto compass to his wrist and finds that the device also works underwater. Thanks to his feedback and initiative, Suunto Diving is launched!

In the 1980s company Suunto becomes the world leader in the manufacture of diving instruments. Suunto’s first dive computer, Suunto SME-ML, is launched in 1987 and completely revolutionizes the sport. Previously divers had to calculate times using diving tables. Thanks to the SME diving computer, the diving becomes an easier, more fun and safer hobby.

In 1997 company Suunto introduced the world’s first watch-sized dive computer Suunto Spyder. It combines the performance of a top-of-the-line multi-level dive computer with a high-quality dive watch that also functions as an everyday watch.
In 2004 company Suunto introduced Suunto D9, the world’s first wrist-sized all-in-one dive computer. It combines advanced dive features with a digital compass and wireless air integration. D9 is the first product in Suunto’s popular Suunto D-Series which now consists of Suunto D4i, D6i, D9tx and DX.

In 2009 company Suunto introduce Suunto HelO2 dive computer is brought onto the market. It is the first dive computer from Suunto with full mixed gas capability. The dive computer is designed specifically for technical divers who need multiple gases such as trimix, nitrox and oxygen to go deeper and for longer to explore wrecks, caves — and their own limits.

In 2013 company Suunto introduce Suunto DX, the world’s first rebreather compatible wrist-sized dive computer. The premium design and materials, combined with the new superior Suunto Fused™ RGBM, make it the must-have instrument for dive missions and everyday adventures.

Nowadays company Suunto is still based in Finland where most of company products are designed and hand crafted with pride in company flagship factory outside Helsinki. Comany aim is to provide adventurers and sports enthusiasts with the best tools to explore and conquer new territory from the highest mountains to the deepest oceans – and anywhere in between.

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