Posts tagged as wfsgi

  • Wednesday, July 9th 2014

    WFSGI: top companies to attend Manufacturers Forum

    by Markus Huber

    The World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry (WFSGI) says that a wide range of brands and manufacturers have already signed up for this year’s Manufacturers Forum which will be held in Leipzig, Germany, on Nov. 13-14. Many senior executives from major brands have already signed up and will attend. They represent companies such as […]

  • Wednesday, June 4th 2014

    WFSGI invites to Manufacturers Forum 2014 in Leipzig

    by Markus Huber

    The World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry (WFSGI) is inviting interested parties to this year’s Manufacturers Forum to be held in Leipzig, Germany, on Nov. 13-14. The theme of the event is “How can design and manufacturing embrace?”. The forum follows last year’s convention in Taipei, Taiwan, titled “The future of manufacturing”. The Leipzig event […]

  • Tuesday, May 6th 2014

    WFSGI joins UNESCO council for global promotion of sports

    by ISPO NEWSBLOG

    The World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry (WFSGI) has joined the Permanent Consultative Council to the Intergovernmental Committee for Physical Education and Sport (CIGEPS) at UNESCO. In this body, WFSGI intends to fight for access to sports as a fundamental right for all. Among its goals are promotion of investments in sports, notably on the […]

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    Tuesday, February 11th 2014

    WFSGI Magazine 2014 available for free download now

    by Markus Huber

    The World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry (WFSGI) has published its annual publication, the WFSGI Magazine 2014. The publication includes a wide range of topics which concerns the global supply chain of sporting goods. It takes a look at issues such as the future of manufacturing, corporate responsibility and sustainability, the necessity of enhanced […]

  • Tuesday, January 28th 2014

    Correction: WFSGI

    by Markus Huber

    A few days ago, we reported that the World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry was to open an office in Taipei, Taiwan. This was incorrect. WFSGI is looking to increase the exchange of thoughts concerning the future of global manufacturing and the changes ahead. And to this end, it started the new WFSGI Manufacturer’s Forum […]

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    Sunday, January 26th 2014

    Frank Dassler is new WFSGI President

    by Markus Huber

    The outcome of the vote was no surprise Frank A. Dassler, chief lawyer at Adidas, was the only candidate for the post of President of the World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry (WFSGI). Until recently, the 57-year-old was President of WFSGI member organisation Fesi, the European Manufacturers’ Federation. At the WFSGI’s AGM, Dassler was […]

  • Monday, October 14th 2013

    WFSGI reshuffles its bicycle committee

    by Markus Huber

    The Bicycle Committee of the World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry (WFSGI) has elected several new chairpersons. Bernhard Johanni of parts-maker Sram replaces Dirk Bruynseraede from Ridley as chairman of the technical committee. Shimano’s Tim Gerrits takes over the lead at the wheel committee from Zipp manager Josh Poertner. The same working group now […]

  • Monday, August 26th 2013

    WFSGI hosts conference on “The Future of Manufacturing”

    by Markus Huber

    The World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry (WFSGI) is hosting a conference on “The Future of Manufacturing” to discuss the challenges and opportunities in the production of sporting goods with industry leaders. The event will take place in Taipei, Taiwan, from Dec. 1-2. Top speakers at the conference include: Professor Aleksandar Subic, Dean of […]

  • Wednesday, February 6th 2013

    WFSGI welcomes new members and honorary directors

    by Markus Huber

    The World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry (WFSGI) now has more than 200 members as 15 more companies have decided to join the industry’s global association. Among them are two bike-related companies, Schwalbe and Mavic, from Germany and France, respectively. New are also Uhlsport, the German team sports company, and Campagnolo of Italy. More new members […]

  • Monday, January 21st 2013

    WFSGI hosts World Sports Forum at ISPO MUNICH

    by ISPO NEWSBLOG

    The World Sports Forum is organized by the WFSGI and includes two plenary sessions on fair wages, labour standards, competitiveness in global supply chains and sustainable 21st century manufacturing as well as physical inactivity. In the two sessions guest speakers from around the world will share their experiences followed by panel discussions and question & […]