Company Overview of The Burton Corporation
The Burton Corporation provides snowboarding gear, apparel, and related products for men, women, and youth. It offers snowboards, boots, bindings, and tools and accessories; jackets, tech fleeces, hoodies, sweaters, shirts, tees, tanks, pants, shorts, hats, beanies, outerwear, belts, and accessories; necessities, such as first layers, socks, gloves, and mitts; and goggles, lenses, and helmets. The company also provides backpacks, shoulder bags, travel bags and luggage, snowboarding gear bags, and specialty bags. It markets its products through its own stores, partners’ stores, online dealers, and its online shop in North America and Europe. The Burton Corporation was founded in 1977 and is b...
80 Industrial Parkway
Burlington, VT 05401
Founded in 1977
Key Executives for The Burton Corporation
Senior Vice President of International Business
Executive Vice President of Product and North American Sales
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.
The Burton Corporation Key Developments
Incipio Technologies Announces Licensing Agreement with Burton Snowboards
Jan 16 15
Incipio Technologies, Inc. and Burton Snowboards have announced a multi-territory, multi-year licensing agreement to produce a range of mobile device accessories. Both the companies are based in the US. The agreement will allow Incipio to manage the manufacturing and distribution of Burton's mobile device accessory offering, including premium cases, portable charging solutions, and speakers, which will all feature seasonal prints and signature designs from Burton. It also includes a co-branded collaboration on rugged, waterproof, portable Bluetooth speakers, with Incipio's audio brand, Braven.
Burton Snowboards Announces Executive Changes
May 14 14
Burton Snowboards announced that after five years in progressive leadership roles within Burton, most recently as COO, Mike Rees will officially step up to the role of CEO. With Mike now running day-to-day operations, Jake Burton will once again become the company's Chairman, focusing on evolving the brands world-class product lines. Now as CEO, Mike will head up product, marketing and sales, as well as operations and finance. With Jake as Founder and Chairman and Mike as CEO, Donna Carpenter will continue in her role as Burtons President, running point on Human Resources, Sustainability, Legal and Women's Business Initiatives.
Burton Snowboards to Close its Plant in Upstate New York
Feb 7 14
Burton Snowboards is closing its plant in upstate New York. The company will close its Feura Bush facility outside Albany sometime in mid-April. Burton lists the economy as the reason for closing the plant, which employs 72 full-time warehouse workers, supervisors and seasonal workers who manufacture snowboarding equipment and accessories such as bindings, boots and outerwear. In 2010, Burton announced it would cease manufacturing in Vermont and move production to Austria because of high manufacturing costs.
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