Mammut Sports Group

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Mammut Sports Group AG
Type Subsidiary of Conzzeta AG
Industry Snowsports, Hiking, Climbing
Founded Dintikon, Lenzburg, Switzerland (1862 (1862))
Founders Kaspar Tanner
Headquarters Seon, Switzerland
Area served Worldwide
Employees 465
Parent Conzzeta AG
Divisions Mammut, Raichle, Ajungilak, Toko
Website mammut.ch

Mammut Sports Group AG (also known as Arova-Mammut AG, Mammut AG) is a Swiss producer of mountaineering and trekking equipment with headquarters in Seon, Switzerland. The company was founded in 1862 by Kaspar Tanner in Dintikon. Today, Mammut belongs to Conzzeta AG. Amongst others, Raichle (mountain and trekking shoes), Ajungilak (sleeping bags) and Toko (ski wax) belong to Mammut Sports Group.[1]

In 2011, Mammut obtained a sales volume of 210.8 million CHF. The company is world leader in terms of climbing ropes, together with German company Edelrid. Mammut has about 200 employees at its headquarters and runs many establishments all over the world. The central repository for Europe is in Memmingen, Germany, which has been expanded several times.

Toko[edit]

Founded by Jakob Tobler in 1916 in Altstätten, Switzerland as 'Tobler & Co.', the company originally produced household chemicals. In 1933 the name was abbreviated to Toko, concurrent with their first ski wax product. Changing hands several times, it was made part of Mammut in 2003. [2]

Raichle[edit]

In April 2003, Mammut purchased Raichle, from Austrian owners Kneissl, although Raichle had originally been founded in Kreuzlingen, Switzerland.[3]

While Raichle has been making boots for about 100 years, as of March 2009, former Raichle products are now marketed as Mammut. [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The first ispo china in Shanghai was a great success, skipressworld.com, March 21, 2005 
  2. ^ Toko company history - Toko website
  3. ^ "Mammut website "Chronicle"". Mammut.ch. Retrieved 2011-10-25. 
  4. ^ "Outdoors Magic article". Outdoors Magic article. Retrieved 2011-10-25. 

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