Press Kit 2016
90 years uvex - 90 years protecting people
uvex will celebrate its 90th birthday in 2016: 90 years of the uvex group means 90 years of innovation in line with ourphilosophy of “protecting people” reliably at work, in sports and during leisure pursuits. Our path from small craftworkshop to international brand has allowed us to make a telling and successful contribution to the history of Germanindustry. uvex has been an established name as specialists in the fields of sport and industrial health and safety for manydecades. Today, uvex stands for the highest possible reliability and quality as well as for new, pioneering innovations.Also for this reason, more than 1,000 elite athletes around the world place their trust in uvex products, including manyGerman sporting stars from the worlds of winter sports, cycling and equestrian pursuits. Despite our global positioning, uvex is a family company whose headquarters remain in Germany today. We feel an obligation to our headquarters in Fuerth and, even after 90 years, the majority of our own manufacturing plants are in Germany and Europe.
In this press kit, you will learn more than just about the uvex brand’s beginnings and which technologies and innovationswe are known for. You will also gain an insight into the people behind our success – our employees – and how much wevalue close collaboration with international elite athletes.