Polygiene announces partnership with global motorcycle helmet manufacturer HJC
Polygiene is collaborating with HJC, the world-leading Korean manufacturer of motorcycle helmets, to introduce odor-free head protection to the company’s signature RPHA 11 helmet for the spring/summer 2016 collection.
The partnership with HJC provides Polygiene with a strong foothold in the fast-growing motorcycle helmet market. Innovative and well respected, HJC is a major player in the U.S. market and has solid distribution throughout Europe.
“With Polygiene, HFC RPHA 11 get an important functionality that will add value to our brand,” says Kenny Ryu, Director, Sales and Marketing, HJC. “Increasingly, we see that motorcycle riders are demanding odor-control functionality in helmets and, thanks to Polygiene, we can now deliver.”
“We are proud to partner with one of the world’s leading and most respected motorcycle helmet brands,” says Christian von Uthmann, CEO of Polygiene. “There is tremendous potential for Polygiene and HJC. We look forward to continued collaboration.”
Polygiene is the world-leading provider of odor control technology and Stay Fresh solutions for clothing, sports equipment, lifestyle textiles and other materials to help people stay fresh and confident. Polygiene brings the Scandinavian values of quality and care for the environment to life through its products. More than 100 global premium brands have chosen to use Polygiene Odor Control Technology in their products. Established in 2006, the company is listed on Nasdaq First North in Stockholm, Sweden. Remium Nordic AB acts as its certified adviser.
HJC Helmets has specialized in manufacturing motorcycle helmets since 1971. The combination of specialized manufacturing experience and dedication to innovation and technology resulted in HJC’s success around the world. HJC is renowned for its ability to provide mid- to high-end products to meet the variety of demands of its customers. Recently, HJC launched its signature helmet model, the RPHA 11. The HJC RPHA 11 helmet was developed in Moto GP racetracks but its benefits, such as its extremely light weight, enhanced visibility and supreme aerodynamics, may be enjoyed by everyday riders. It is HJC’s mission to continue to provide high quality and comfortable helmets to motorcyclists around the world.