Amerec started manufacturing saunas in Bellevue, WA in 1963, adding steam
bath generators to our product line in 1979. In 1998, Amerec was acquired by
Saunatec Inc., the North American division of Helo Group Oy, a 90 year old
manufacturer of sauna and steam equipment headquartered in Hanko, Finland.
Helo Group Oy acquired Tylö Group, a Swedish manufacturer of sauna and steam
products, in 2008 to form the world’s largest sauna and steam manufacturer.