Thule was established in Sweden in 1942. And ever since then, Tule has made it it’s business to bring you closer to the world and your passion for life.
Thule helps you transport anything you care for safely, easily and in style so that you are free to live your active life. Thule believes in the value of an active life – whether you’re in the city or the great outdoors.
For our own health and happiness as human beings, and ultimately for the respect and care we then give to the world around us.Whatever your passion, whatever your pursuit. Wherever you’re going, whatever you’re bringing. With Thule, you’re free to live your active life to the full. Bring your board.
Bring your bike.
Bring your skis.
Bring your love.
Bring your passion.
Bring your dreams.
Bring your life.
Based in Malmö, Sweden, the Thule Group has over 3,000 employees at more than 50 production and sales locations all over the world. Thule is the largest brand in the Thule Group.
The Thule timeline
1942 – Erik Thulin starts making products for Swedish fishermen. Thule is born
1955 – First Thule product for cars: grilles protecting headlamps from small stones
1962 – First ski rack
1964 – Roof rack with basket
1968 – Roof rack Classic 68
1977 – Ski box TB-11, Thule’s first roof box
1983 – Carriers for surf boards
1984 – Thule Combibox 250
1992 – Thule’s first towbar mounted bike carrier
1997 – Thule becomes the world’s largest producer of roof boxes
2002 – Thule Hull-a-Port kayak carrier, top-seller in the U.S.
2004 – Launch of bestseller Thule 591 ProRide, roof mounted bike carrier
2010 – Thule Crossover luggage and laptop bags
2012 – Thule EasyFit, the world’s fastest snow chains
2012 – Thule Pack ‘n Pedal bike bags and racks
2013 – Thule Perspektiv camera bags