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Rossignol strengthens the apparel segment through the combination with Dale of Norway

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Two iconic heritage brands, both world-known for their high quality products, have decided to join forces to strengthen their growth on the international apparel market. Rossignol Group (“Rossignol”), one of the world’s leading winter sports groups, majority owned by the Nordic focused Private Equity Company Altor, has entered into a binding agreement to acquire Dale of Norway (“Dale”). Since its 1879 origin, Dale has been known for its high quality wool-based knitwear. The company designs and manufactures its own portfolio of premium knitted garments and accessories, which are distributed directly or through its many global distributions agents. The brand is […]

New Member: Viking Kings AS – Draken Harald Hårfagre

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Draken Harald Hårfagre – The world´s largest Viking Ship built in modern times. In the summer of 2010, on a small island in Norway, a band of veteran boat builders, craftsman and artists undertook the challenge to build the largest Viking longship to sail in modern times. The Draken Harald Hårfagre was created from a patchwork of historical clues. Builders looked at the archaeological record, what bits of Viking ships have been found and they used the knowledge of the traditional wooden ship builders along the Norwegian coast. Inspiration was also drawn from the sagas that were written down a […]

Eriksen Translations

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Eriksen Translations Ranked Among the Top 40 Language Services Providers in North America.  Independent market research firm Common Sense Advisory recognizes Eriksen Translations Inc. as a leader in 43.08 billion global translation, localization, and interpreting services industry. BROOKLYN, NY (PRWEB) JULY 25, 2017: Eriksen Translations Inc. announced today its official ranking as one of the top 40 language services providers (LSPs) in North America. Issued July 2017 by independent market research firm Common Sense Advisory (CSA Research), the report titled “The Language Services Market: 2017” ranked Eriksen Translations Inc. as a top-grossing LSP in the 43.08 billion global market for […]

Dale of Norway

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For over 130 years, Dale of Norway has been developing, producing and distributing the finest Norwegian sweaters in the world, and continues to this day to offer leading innovations within knitwear of 100% wool. Founded in 1879 in the quaint village of Dale, the brand is best known for their premium quality, attention to detail, and beautiful classic designs inspired by Norwegian patterns and the active Norwegian lifestyle. Dale of Norway is still designing and knitting their garments in the historic factory, fully operated by hydropower since 1879. The highly competent and experienced staff follows every process in the production, […]

Philly Shipyard, Inc.

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Philly Shipyard Celebrates Keel Laying Milestone for Fourth Product Tanker for Kinder Morgan Philly Shipyard, Inc. (PSI), the wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Philly Shipyard ASA (Oslo: PHLY), held a ceremonial Keel Laying today for the fourth product tanker in a four vessel order for American Petroleum Tankers (APT), a Kinder Morgan, Inc. subsidiary.   Steinar Nerbovik, Philly Shipyard’s President and CEO, remarked, “Within the last seventeen years of building great ships, we’ve also built great teams and a best in class workforce. The shipyard is a place where you can be a part of something big, and we are always […]

Scandinavian Airlines

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SAS celebrates 70 years as pioneers in the sky. August 1, 1946 was the starting point for Scandinavia’s preferred airline through the merger of the Norwegian, Danish, and Swedish international airline operations. On September 17 of the same year, 28 specially invited guests gathered for the inaugural flight with SAS’ new DC-4 “Dan Viking” from Stockholm to New York. The journey took 25 hours with intermediate landings in Copenhagen, Prestwick in Scotland and Gander on Newfoundland. The true history of SAS had begun. “The anniversary marks SAS’s position as Scandinavia’s preferred airline, focusing on making life easy for travelers to, […]

Norseland, Inc.

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Norseland, Inc. is the exclusive importer, sales and marketing agent for Jarlsberg® cheese, Norwegian specialty such as Snofrisk® and TINE’s Brunost Collection: Ski Queen®, Ekte® Geitost & Caramore®, as well as several other premium specialty cheese products in the United States. Jarlsberg® cheese is celebrating its 60th anniversary – six decades celebrating a world famous cheese. Jarlsberg® cheese is one of America’s top-selling brands for specialty cheese, achieving the highest level of awareness among American consumers over other specialty cheeses in the US.  The mild, mellow and nutty flavor unlike any other specialty cheese, is a testimony of the quality and […]

Nixon Peabody LLP

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Susan Meyer, NACC Chapter President for Chicago, is counsel in Nixon Peabody’s Intellectual Property Group.  She concentrates her practice on franchise, intellectual property, and corporate law while providing practical, value-driven legal counsel to her clients.  Susan also focuses on developing strategies for her Norwegian based clients to navigate the business opportunities, and cultural differences, that arise with the increased trade with the United States. Nixon Peabody LLP is a full service law firm that helps international and domestic clients, including those based in Europe, with their corporate and litigation needs including business formation, intellectual property protection, immigration and employment issues, […]