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Snowsports Industries America posts news and information about the snowsports industry - as well as press releases, brand stories and other member-focused blogs here in our news portal. For information about how to be seen in this portal, contact Chris Steinkamp, director of communications and marketing, at chris@baselayergroup.com.

Kohlberg Just Purchased a Large Share of the Snow Sports Market

By SIA | May 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Late last week, Newell Brands Inc. announced that Kohlberg and Company, a private equity company out of Mount Kisco, NY will purchase Newell’s portfolio of winter brands for $240M. Kohlberg’s acquisition of brands including winter K2, Volkl, Marker, Dalbello, Madshus, Line, Ride, Full Tilt, BCA, Atlas, and Tubbs will make Kohlberg and Company the largest […]

Nick's Notes – April 2017

By SIA | April 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

With many resorts closing this past weekend and winter slowly coming to an end, we are keenly focused on the job ahead. Throughout the spring and summer, we will be working to develop more tools to help strengthen our value to SIA’s members. Focus groups, new research and data projects, educational programs, and a look […]

Nick's Notes – March17

By SIA | March 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

    Spring is here and I couldn’t be more thrilled to hear about how the snow continues to be great pretty much anywhere and everywhere you go! I’m sharing this month’s notes a bit later than usual because we have been waist-deep in planning for the year ahead. Our goal of reshaping the vision […]

Nick's Notes – February 2017

By SIA | February 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Thanks to all who came out to the 2017 Snow Show and the On-Snow Demo. We were pleased with the renewed sense of energy and excitement surrounding the Show and hope you were too.  As we consider many options for the path forward, we want to hear from you! I have added the link to […]

Nick's Notes – January 2017: 7 Days Until the Snow Show

By SIA | January 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

7 days and counting! My team and I are looking forward to seeing everyone at the Snow Show next week and the agenda for Denver is stacked. First off, you will notice changes within the Show – from the overall look and feel, layout of the floor, new exhibition areas, and social events, to the […]

Rossignol’s Nick Castagnoli on The Sessions @ SIA

By SIA | April 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

  Rossignol’s Nick Castagnoli discusses maintaining a top position in the ski hard goods market, new carbon technology & the decision to consolidate its bindings offering. When you have the top two selling skis in North America, how do you possibly go up from there? Rossignol has been a staple in the ski industry since […]

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