Swix Sport USA announced it has reached an agreement with Uvex Sports GmbH to become the exclusive distributor of Uvex winter sports products for the U.S. market starting August 1, 2009. The Uvex winter line including snow sports helmets, goggles and sunglasses will be shipped from the Swix Wilmington MA warehouse beginning August 1, 2009. Swix will also assume all sales and marketing functions for the Uvex winter sports products.
Steven Poulin, President of Swix Sport USA, is very pleased with the new distribution agreement. He stated, “The Swix and Uvex product lines make an excellent match, both are respected brands in their categories and together are positioned as the clear leaders in the winter sports accessory category. In addition, by adding the Uvex line to our product mix we gain volume, efficiencies, and broader distribution, all factors critical for success in these difficult market conditions.”
Swix Sport USA is located in Wilmington, MA and is a subsidiary of Swix Sport AS, of Oslo, Norway.
Uvex Sports GmbH is part of the Uvex Winter Holding Group located in Furth Germany. Please visit www.uvexsports.com for information about Uvex products or www.swixsport.com for additional details on Swix Sport.