company

HISTORY

  • 1971 ~ 1980

    Birth of Nassau,
    Korea's leading sports brand

  • 1981 ~ 2000

    Globalization

  • 2001 ~ 2009

    Starting afresh,
    Nassau in transition

  • 2020 ~

    Nassau
    chasing dreams

19711980
  • 1971

    Sebang Trade Co., Ltd. founded

  • 1972

    Obtained export license from Ministry of Commerce and Industry

  • 1973

    Development of tennis balls started
    An area of 26,000㎡ for a factory in Bucheon purchased
    production of tennis balls started

  • 1975

    Building of factory in Bucheon completed

  • 1976

    Approved by United States Tennis Association (USTA) and Korea Tennis Association (KTA)
    Started production of woven felt tennis balls

  • 1977

    Started production of needle felt tennis balls

  • 1978

    Entered technology alliance with Irumagawa, Japan for laminated balls of soccer, volleyball, basketball and handball
    Changed business name to Naasau

  • 1980

    Approved by Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)

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  • 1980

    Selected as an official match ball of the 2nd divison of Argentine professional soccer leauge

  • 1982

    Entered technology alliance with ALDILA, USA for rackets
    Started production of table tennis rubber

  • 1983

    Graphite racket developed
    Approved by International Tennis Federation (ITF)
    Approved by Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB)
    Approved by International Handball Federation (IHF)

  • 1984

    Approved by Korean Industrial Standard (KS)

  • 1985

    Won Korean Industrial Standardization Award from Korea Institute for Industry

  • 1986

    Selected as official tennis ball for United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA)
    Selected as official balls for tennis, soccer, handball, volleyball in 1986 Seoul Asian Games 1986

  • 1987

    Designated as excellent sporting goods manufacturing company by Ministry of Commerce and Industry
    Selected as official tennis ball of 1988 Seoul Olympic Games

  • 1988

    Selected as official tennis ball of Australian Open

  • 1989

    PT. Nassau Sports Indonesia established
    Designated as Korean World-Class Product manufacturing company by KOTRA

  • 1990

    Building of PT. Nassau Sports Indonesia’s factory completed
    Selected as official tennis match ball for Australian Open
    Approved by Korean Industrial Standard (KS)
    (PT.NASSAU SPORTS INDONESIA)
    Won Industrial Service Medal from Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA)

  • 1993

    Selected as official soccer match ball of KFA soccer leagues

  • 1995

    Selected as official soccer match ball of KFA soccer leagues

  • 1997

    Approved by International Basketball Federation (FIBA)

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  • 2002

    Approved by International Handball Federation (IHF)
    Selected as official tennis ball for 2002 Busan Asian Games
    Selected as excellent sporting goods manufacturing company by Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism

  • 2008

    Official sponsor to Gundes Liga (Army soccer league) for celebrating 60th anniversary of Korea's independence
    Selected as official tennis match ball of Tennis Association of Sport for All

  • 2009

    Selected as official soccer match ball of KFA, FA CUP, K3, U and Youth leagues
    Selected as Quality approved manufacturer by Research Institute of Sports Science, Korea Sports Promotion Foundation

  • 2010

    Selected as an official match ball of Soccer Associations of Seoul-si, Gwangju-si, Kangwon Province, Daejeon-si and Southern Gyeonggi province

  • 2011

    Official sponsor to Gwangju Sangmu Football Club

  • 2016

    Wining Shot became the official match ball of several amateur tennis games

  • 2017

    Selected as official soccer match ball of KFA, FA CUP, K3, U and Youth leagues.

  • 2018

    Entered into contract for soccer balls with KFA for their commercialization business
    Launched sporting facility business
    Entered into MOU with National Olympic Committee Kenya
    Entered into MOU with The Association For International Sport for All (TAFISA)
    New brand launched in collaboration with Dellanuri
    Entered into a Marvel character licensing agreement

  • 2019

    Selected as official match balls of K5, K6 and K7 of KFA
    Entered into sponsorship agreement with 9 city and provincial soccer associations out of 16
    (Gyeonggi, Chungbuk, Chungnam, Gyeongbuk, Gyeongnam, Jeonnam, Daejeon, Busan, Ulsan)
    Selected as official match ball of the Little K league of National Youth Soccer Education Service (NYSES)

  • 2020

    Selected as official soccer match ball of KFA,
    K3 and K4 leagues
    Entered into agreement with Korea Amateur Tennis Organization (KATO) for official match ball