Amer Sports is a sporting goods company with internationally recognized brands including Salomon, Arc’teryx, Peak Performance, Atomic, Mavic, Suunto, Wilson and Precor.
“The Mountain Sport Company”, Salomon was born in 1947 in the heart of the French Alps and the birthplace of modern alpinism. Salomon’s commitment to innovative design and passion for mountain sports created a vast range of revolutionary new concepts in bindings, boots, skis and apparel for both Alpine and Nordic skiing and brought innovative solutions to footwear, apparel and equipment for snowboarding, adventure racing, mountaineering, hiking, trail running, and many other sports.
Through performance driven design, Salomon delivers innovation and progression to mountain sports; converting new ideas into action and expanding the limits of possibility. Salomon’s heritage, culture, and commitment are tied together by one simple concept: the world’s leading mountain people creating the world’s leading mountain products.
Salomon is headquartered in Annecy, France.
Life in Annecy Design Center
Originating in a small factory based in Annecy, France in 1947, Salomon became part of Adidas in the late 1990's and was subsequently acquired by the Amer Sports group from Finland in 2005. The company strives to deliver gear and experiences that enable people to play.
The Salomon brand is present globally in more than 45 countries and has a unique multi-sport, multi-product category and multi-season model that enables the company to equip consumers from ‘head-to-toe’ (or head-to-ski tip) to enable them to play 365 days per year.