1932 PMK, or the Finnish cotton mills' joint sales office was founded. PMK's advertising campaigns could be seen in magazines, shop windows and in outdoor advertising. Finlayson & Co. acquired a majority stake in Forssan Oy. Subsequent to a merger, the company became Oy Finlayson- Forssa Ab. In front of Tampere theater
Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg (1865-1952) was the first president of the Finnish republic (1919-25). His memorial was commissioned from Wäinö Aaltonen following an open competition arranged in 1955 which did not yield a result, and another competition in 1956, to which Olli Vaittinen, Viljo Savikurki, Armas Tirronen and Wäinö Aaltonen were invited. Ståhlberg's memorial was unveiled on September 22, 1959, seven years after his death.