Salomon was founded in 1947 in France. The company originally produced only ski edges and later also ski bindings. In 1966, Salomon invented the first security ski binding of the world and became in 1972 one of the largest manufacturer of ski bindings. Salomon later expanded their range and produces nowadays excellent outdoor clothing and boots for winter sports, shoes, tops, pants and shorts for trail running, hiking, climbing, mountaineering and water sport. Nowadays, the company belongs to the adidas group.