Timbuk2 has appointed a Norwegian company, Tre Pluss, as its distributor for the Nordic countries plus the U.K. and Germany. Tre Pluss will start distributing the products of this American supplier of backpacks, messenger bags, travel bags and other accessories this autumn and will be opening some brand stores in 2015. Founded in 1993, Tre Pluss is led by Henning Hexeberg, whose companies distribute other products to outdoor, bike and fashion lifestyle retailers. Timbuk2 was previously working through Bradshaw Taylor of the U.K. for many of these markets. It still has representation in Italy, Switzerland, Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan and Southeast Asia.