Start was founded in 1981 in Hollola in Finland by Jukka Järvinen. The background was the passion to be involved in developing new top products of the highest quality in an industry he was passionate about.
The company that started as a one-man company has today established itself as one of the leading companies in whey/and accessories. Both headquarters and production are located in Lahti, right in the center of skiing in Finland. Today, the assortment includes everything you could want for both sliding and mounting for both long and alpine, of the absolute highest quality. Today you can find Start's products all over the world and all national teams are major users of the brand's products. A unique patented product that has become very popular on the market is Starts Grip Tape.