Products from Rossignol
Rossignol is a French group of companies (SA) founded around 1907, which today manufactures skis, snowboards and winter sports accessories.
History of the
Until 1950, Rossignol also produced everyday clothing. In 1970, a subsidiary was founded in the United States together with the Italian sporting goods manufacturer Nordica.
In 2005, Rossignol merged with Quiksilver Inc. Rossignol's former principal shareholder, Laurent Boix-Vives, became a director of Quiksilver and president of Roger Cleveland Golf Company, Inc. a Rossignol golf specialist. The merger of the two companies, with their world-renowned brands and complementary activities, created a major supplier in the outdoor sector. The outdoor market includes equipment and clothing for outdoor sports and leisure activities. Quiksilver mainly covered the outdoor activities at the sea, whereas Rossignol mainly stood for the mountains and the following brands belonged to the group:
Quiksilver (until 2008)
Roxy (until 2008)
DC Shoes (until 2008)
Ski boots from Rossignol
Rossignol with its affiliated company Dynastar, Look and Lange moved from Quiksilver to the Australian group Chartreuse & Mont Blanc in November 2008.
Rossignol had to cut about a third of its jobs in 2009 and in 2010 brought part of its ski production back to France from abroad. In 2013, Rossignol was taken over by the Norwegian investment fund Altor with a staff of around 1200 at the time.