Illkirch, FR and Scottsdale, AZ, USA - December 23rd, 2013
EOSkates and Nistevo Sport Manufacturing Corp. announce Strategic Partnership for Distribution, Representation and Marketing of Market Leading Skate Products.
EOSkates and Nistevo Sport Manufacturing Corp announced today they have forged a strategic partnership for distribution and representation of roller sport goods. Nistevo and EOSkates intend to jointly market leading inline products designed to offer consumers, dealers and distributors unrivaled choice and opportunity. EOSkates will promote Nistevo products worldwide and distribute them in France and Switzerland and Germany with exclusive distribution in France starting 1st of January 2014. Nistevo will be the main equipment sponsor of the EOSkates World Team 2014 for wheels and boots.
"We are looking forward to working hand in hand with Nistevo. Our companies share a common innovative approach in product development and the creativity that we found in Nistevo’s product engineering is very promising. We have been testing many products of the major brands and are convinced that Nistevo’s wheels and boots will best match the expectations of our customers."
"We are happy to welcome Nistevo onboard as the premium material partner of our World Team. Competition on the highest level is a very challenging and rewarding experience. At EOSkates we thrive for excellence in both business and sport and so does Nistevo with a very high standard in their product line."
“We are excited for this partnership and look forward to work closely with EOSkates. I believe there will be a lot of supporters and dealers who will want to join.”
Luigino Verducci, Founder of Luigino Boots, is Nistevo’s a partner based in Port Sant’ Elpidio, Italy. Luigino’s heritage is profound he resides in the shoe capital of the world and assisted his father in making shoes at the tender age of 10. Luigino became self-employed by the age of 25 and started making his own line of skating boots in the early 90s.
Nistevo is currently headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona. Its core business is boot manufacturing dating back to 1997, and is known for leading edge technology with performance-enhanced products. Nistevo solely owned brands: Atom Wheels, Luigino, Bionic, and Atom Gear. Currently, design, develop and distribute worldwide: Luigino Boots, Atom Wheels, Atom Gear (protective wear), Atom Luggage, Bionic Bearings, and Pilot frames. Julie Glass owner/President & Doug Glass owner/Vice President run day to day operations, sales and marketing. Kim Bauer of Tournament sports and grandson of Bauer Skates founder is CFO.
Further information on Nistevo please visit: www.nistevousa.com
EOSkates, based in Illkirch, France is the global leader in carbon inline speed skating frames. European sales are managed from its headquarters, with asian and latin America sales through selected sporting goods retailers.
For further information please visit: www.eoskates.com