SIGVARIS Enters Into Partnership With the Indianapolis Colts, Supplying the NFL Team With Athletic Recovery Socks!

SIGVARIS is very pleased to announce that it will be providing Athletic Compression Socks to the Indianapolis Colts for the 2010-11 and 2011-12 football seasons.

Jan 19, 2010, 06:18 ET from SIGVARIS

ATLANTA, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- SIGVARIS, the global leader of graduated compression garments, will supply the Indianapolis Colts with the "Athletic Recovery," a sports compression sock for post-game and post-practice recovery and as a travel-sock for games on the road.

"We are very excited about our partnership with the Indianapolis Colts. Not only will the Colts help us grow the SIGVARIS name in the sport compression market, but SIGVARIS will also have the chance to provide a product which will help professional athletes optimize performance through faster recovery," said Jason Kern, product manager for SIGVARIS North America.

The Colts have won more regular season games in the last ten years than any other NFL team has ever won in a decade (115) and the team has made the playoffs 9 of the past 10 years. The Indianapolis Colts are a national brand, typically appearing on prime time television 4 to 5 times each year.

"We're very pleased to be partnering with SIGVARIS. The Colts believe in partnering with companies that share our passion to be the best, and SIGVARIS & the Athletic Recovery Socks fit the bill," said Tom Zupancic, Senior VP of Sales and Marketing for the Indianapolis Colts.

General SIGVARIS athletic sponsorship questions can be directed to: or by calling 770-632-2930.

SIGVARIS, through the Athletic Recovery line of socks, already has several strategic partnerships in place with established endurance sports organizations in North America, such as: Road Runner's Club of America (RRCA), USProTri, Southern Crescent Cycling Club, and Cross Country Canada (CCC-skiing).

"As the global leader of graduated compression socks, we are very excited to be entering this new and emerging market segment of Athletic Recovery. SIGVARIS brings unequalled quality and expertise to a new demographic of competitive athletes and weekend warriors, many of whom may have been previously unfamiliar with graduated compression garments. The Athletic Recovery Line is the first SIGVARIS Sock in the new Active Therapy series, with several additional products to be introduced in 2010," said Jonas Thelin, Director of Marketing, SIGVARIS North America.


About the Indianapolis Colts

COLTS ARE NFL'S WINNINGEST TEAM FROM 1999-2009: The Colts stand as the NFL's winningest team since the start of the 1999 season. The Colts own a 128-48 record during that span. The club became the first in NFL history to win at least seven consecutive games in five consecutive seasons. Manning won his record 4th AP NFL MVP award. In 56 years of National Football League competition, the Colts achieved a 444-408-7 record, including four World Championships and 17 Conference or Divisional titles.


SIGVARIS North America is part of an internationally active medical device group headquartered in Winterthur, Switzerland, that focuses on the development, production and distribution of medical compression garments, including hosiery and socks. With distribution in more than 50 countries on six continents, SIGVARIS is recognized as a global industry leader in the area of compression therapy.

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