Mammut Sports Group

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Mammut Sports Group AG
Subsidiary
Industry Snowsports, Hiking, Climbing
Founded Dintikon, Lenzburg, Switzerland (1862 (1862))
Founder Kaspar Tanner
Headquarters Seon, Switzerland
Area served
Worldwide
Number of employees
465
Parent Conzzeta AG
Divisions Mammut, Raichle, Ajungilak
Website www.mammut.ch
Mammut harness used in Red Rocks, Nevada.

Mammut Sports Group AG is a Swiss multinational mountaineering and trekking company headquartered in Seon, Switzerland. The company was founded in 1862 by Kaspar Tanner in Dintikon. As of 2017, 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] In 2010, Toko was sold to Swix Sport AS, renamed Toko-Swix Sport AG and is no longer part of the Mammut Sports Group AG.[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 had 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, 21 March 2005, archived from the original on 27 September 2007
  2. ^ a b Toko company history - Toko website
  3. ^ "Mammut website "Chronicle"". Mammut.ch. Retrieved 2011-10-25.
  4. ^ "Outdoors Magic article". Outdoors Magic article. Archived from the original on May 26, 2009. Retrieved June 1, 2018.

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