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    ​New sales manager and other staff changes at Oberalp in Germany, Austria and Switzerland


    Source: Oberalp Group Irina Andorfer The Bolzano, South Tyrol-based Oberalp Group has appointed Irina Andorfer as senior sales manager for Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH), effective Sep. 1. In her role, she reports to Oberalp Group wholesale director Alberto Ferrin. Andorfer has been with the group in ...

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    Oberalp Group expects growth to continue in 2022


    The Oberalp Group posted revenues of €303 million in 2021, up from around €220 million in 2020. Oberalp owns the brands Salewa, Dynafit, Pomoca, Evolv, Wild Country and LaMunt. In an interview with Pambianconews, Oberalp’s board member Ruth Oberrauch said that the company expects revenues to increase further in 2022 ...

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    Christoph Engl: “It cannot be a dogma that Europe is always a better production site”


    In a detailed post on LinkedIn, CEO Christoph Engl explains the production strategy of the Oberalp Group. In the text, originating from a speech at the Oberalp Convention, Engl argues against seeing Europe as a better production site in a global comparison. He also announces his intention to make suppliers ...

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    Oberalp group publishes sustainability report 2021 and holds Virtual Convention


    The Italian Oberalp Group, the owner of the Salewa, Dynafit, Wild Country, Pomoca, Evolv and LaMunt brands, has published its comprehensive sustainability report ”Contribute 2021”. Oberalp has identified ten of the 17 UN goals for sustainable development, from decent work and education to responsible consumption and an increased share of ...

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    ​Oberalp Group acquires manufacturer of raw material for ski touring skins


    The Oberalp Group has announced the acquisition of Velotex GmbH & Co. KG from Pongs Velours GmbH & Co. KG. Velotex specializes in the production of mohair velvet as an essential product for ski touring skins. The acquisition is scheduled for Jan. 1, 2022. With the acquisition, Oberalp secures an ...

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    EOCA members make record funding possible in 2021


    The European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) has reported that it was able to fund more projects in 2021 than ever before, thanks to the continued support of its members and exceptional fundraising efforts conducted in 2020 and 2021. In total, nearly €400,000 was allocated to 14 projects in 11 different ...

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    Oberalp opens “Mountain Showroom” in Annecy, targets Southern European growth


    The Oberalp Group has officially opened a new showroom in Annecy, France, together with around 100 invited guests (customers, journalists, French athletes and employees). On an area of 200 square meters, Oberalp will use the new “Mountain Showroom” to present the new collections of its Dynafit, Salewa, Pomoca, Evolv and ...

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    Oberalp group sets focus on chemicals, circularity and social responsibility


    Italian Oberalp group (owner of brands Salewa, Dynafit, Pomoca, Wild Country, Evolv and LaMunt) has released its annual sustainability report “Contribute” for 2020. Setting a focus on chemical safety, human rights and circular economy, the report highlights achievements made in the last year and news from within the group, such ...

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    Pomoca builds new headquarters and production site


    Pomoca , a specialist in ski mountaineering skins and part of the Oberalp Group since 2011, is building new headquarters in Chavornay, about 25 km north of its current production and administration site in Denges, near Lausanne, Switzerland. According to a company statement, production at the current site has ...

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    Oberalp Group will present new collections and behavioral study at Virtual Convention on May 18


    Vienna-based international behavioral research institute Karmasin Behavioural Insights conducted a wide-ranging study for the Oberalp Group in Germany, Austria and Switzerland to examine the rising outdoor trend in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. The institute surveyed a total of nearly 900 participants on the topic of “ ...

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    ​Oberalp Group postpones winter clearance sales


    As many retailers had to close their doors for a long time in 2020 due to the pandemic, the South Tyrolean Oberalp Group has decided to postpone the winter clearance sales in its own brand shops to Jan. 30. The management-led family business already approached Anna Ferrino , president ...

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    Pomoca is the first manufacturer of touring skins to eliminate all PFCs


    Starting this season, Pomoca , the Swiss touring skin manufacturer that is part of the South Tyrolean Oberalp Group , reduces its ecological footprint and offers full transparency of its production chain. The brand has completely eliminated environmentally harmful perfluorinated and polyfluorinated chemicals, known as PFCs, from its entire range ...

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    Oberalp Virtual Convention to focus on women; introduction of new brand expected


    As the first ” Oberalp Virtual Convention ” in May 2020 was extremely positive for the Italian company and its brands Salewa , Dynafit , Wild Country , Evolv and Pomoca with more than 37,000 clicks, and as ongoing travel restrictions due to the Covid-19 ...

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    Oberalp releases handbook with sustainability guidelines


    The fourth consecutive annual sustainability report of the Italian Oberalp Group , entitled “ Contribute,” has been supplemented by a series of new guidelines for more sustainability in the mountains. While Salewa , Dynafit and Wild Country were awarded “Leader” status by the Fair Wear Foundation ...

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    Digital presentation of Oberalp’s summer 2021 highlights and sustainability report 2019


    The Oberalp Group will present the summer 2021 highlights of its Salewa , Dynafit , Wild Country , Evolv and Pomoca brands live and internationally with simultaneous translations on the Internet on May 20 at 17:00 CET. The mountain sports company with headquarters in South Tyrol, Italy, ...