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Skigo is a Swedish company producing ski wax, ski tools, ski poles and ski gloves. The company President is Christer Majbäck and it is owned by SKIGO AB. Head office and production is located in Kiruna. Products are distributed around the world.

Skigo has had many firsts in the development of ski waxes, including the use of silicon, and was one of the early adopters of using PTFE in ski wax.

Skigo was started by Hagmans AB in 1979. In the early 1990s Skigo merged with the Lind-Ex brand. Both wax brands continued to be distributed separately until shortly after 1992 the decision was made to unify both brands under the Skigo name. The top waxes from each brand were retained under the unification. Skigo added ski poles and gloves to its product line in the early 2000s. Ski clothing began to be added in 2008 and roller skis in 2009. Research and development continues today in Kiruna with improvements and new waxes.

Skigo is an Official Supplier to many National ski teams around the world including Sweden, Norway, Finland, Russia and Canada.

Many well-known Nordic skiers have been sponsored by and/or promoted Skigo waxes including Gunde Svan who appeared on the product packages in the 1980s and Christer Majbäck.

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