Suunto manufactures and markets sports watches, dive computers, compasses and precision instruments. The company headquarters are in Vantaa, Finland. Suunto employs more than 300 people globally, and its products are sold in over 100 countries. Suunto is a subsidiary of Amer Sports Corporation with sister brands Wilson, Atomic, Sports Tracker, Salomon, Precor, Arc'teryx and Mavic.
In 1965, a British sport diver noticed that Suunto’s liquid filled compass also worked underwater. Following this revelation, it didn’t take long before Suunto’s first diving compass, the SK-4, was launched and became well known for its durability and reliability.