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Fond of Bags

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Industry  Textile Industry
Products  Backpacks, Bags
Number of employees  177
Headquarters  Cologne, Germany
Revenue  34 Mio. EUR
Founded  2010
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Type  Limited liability company
Founders  Florian Michajlezko, Juliaan Cazi, Sven-Oliver Pink, Oliver Steinki

F.O. of Bags GmbH, marketed as Fond of Bags, is a German manufacturer of sustainable, ergonomic backpacks. The startup company was founded by Sven-Oliver Pink, Florian Michajlezko, Oliver Steinki and Juliaan Cazi in 2010 and is based in Cologne.

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History

Fond of Bags, initially founded as ergobag GmbH, launched its first product in 2010: an ergonomic, sustainable backpack for primary school children called ergobag. In the past years, six additional brands were added to their product portfolio leading to a change in company name to Fond of Bags. Today, Fond of Bags has 184 employees and distributes its products in 20 countries worldwide. A further expansion to China and the United States is planned.

Products

Fond of Bags' portfolio contains seven brands:

  • Affenzahn
  • Ergobag
  • Satch
  • AEVOR
  • pinqponq
  • AEP
  • Offermann
  • All of these individual adaptable products are produced substantially, using Polyethylene terephthalate, i.e. Polyester made of recycled PET bottles.

    Awards

  • 2011 Red Dot Design Award
  • 2012 Germany Land of Ideas; enable2start Business Plan Competition Winner
  • 2013 Red Dot Design Award
  • 2015 German Design Award for brand satch; Beste neue Marke for ergobag
  • References

    Fond of Bags Wikipedia


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