Helly Hansen

The story of Helly Hansen started in 1877, and is today sold in more than 40 countries.

Product form Helly Hansen is today used by world-class sailors, adventurers and skiers, and the clothes gives full protection and performance in all kind of weather.


The story

The story behind the norwegian brand Helly Hansen began in and the founder was a captain Helly Juell Hansen.

In the beginning the clothes was based on oilskin clothes. After the second world new product was innovated  ex. Helox, which is a thin sheet of translucent PVC plastic, and this was sewn into the coats and made them waterproof. The fleece jacket was developed in 1961 and had been popular for more than 60 years. The company has been very innovative in developing new materials to improve their products, and in 1980 a new technology was launched which meant the the clothes now were both waterproof and breathable.

 

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Weather in Norway

Weather in Norway

Compared to the high latitude, Norway has a mild climate, because of the influence of the warm Gulf Stream.

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