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Iittala Glassworks

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Founded by Swedish glassblower Petter Magnus Abrahamsson. Initially staffed by Swedes. Sponsored design competitions. Became largest utility and art glass producer in Finland. Purchased in 1917 by A. Ahlström Corporation and combined with Karhula Corporation. Became known as Karhula-Iittala Glass Works.1987 amalgamated into Nuutajårvi.