Zipping success.

Position:Financial News

The Riri zip company has for the past few years been on a high wave of success. This can partly be explained by high quality and innovation. But one cannot ignore the decision to sponsor Switzerland's victorious America's Cup yacht Alinghi, which helped put the Riri brand firmly on the map

The Mendrisio-based company was expecting to reach sales of CHF64 million ($47.97 million) in 2003 after a figure of just over CHF40 million five years ago.

Rift, owned by a group of Swiss and Italian investors, produces about ten million metres of zips each year. In...

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