View Aptar’s interactive history timeline. ​Learn more about our great company, from the early days of our founding companies, to the year we became an independent company trading on the New York Stock Exchange, to the innovative dispensing solutions leader that we are today. 

1940 - 1960 1960 - 1980 1980 - 2000 2000 - Today

1940 - 1960

Our founding companies started in the U.S., France and Germany

1960 - 1980

Original companies acquired and grown by Pittway Corporation (Europe and US)

1980 - 2000

Additional acquisitions bring new technology and geographic expansion (Latin America, Asia). In 1993, AptarGroup becomes an independent corporation trading on the New York Stock Exchange.

2000 - Today

Aptar continues to add technology and grow geographically and now has a manufacturing presence in 18 different countries.