The birth of Suomy is definitely a typical story of the Italian family.
Having worked for a long time in Yamaha, Umberto Monti, founder of Suomy, decides to commit in a different
way. The helmet is his passion and becomes first distributor for Europe of Bell helmets and then for the Japanese
DIC helmets. However, the true feeling that passionate him is the Made in Italy. He involves the two brothers,
Valter, the motocross rider, and Maurizio, nuclear engineer and the three together share their tasks and create
Suomy, a completely Italian brand, but that sounds Japanese. From the very beginning, with its fluorescent red
''dot '', becomes unmistakable and unique on the heads of the riders.
A winning choice, a nice brand, aggressive and racy, combined with the proactive search for quality.
The story is successful; in few years, Suomy is recognised worldwide as a product of quality, and reaches important goals with its twelve-world titles in motorcycle sports and offshore. Over the years the brand is no longer able to remain tight to the motor world. It is a typical example of the global recognition of the Italian fashion. On one hand, the riders rely on Suomy for safety and comfort and for all the technical racing solutions that only Valter and Maurizio are able to find and develop. Umberto imposes for the first time a look definitely unconventional and innovative, introducing graphics with flowers, glitter and bright colours that will be transferred to other areas and Suomy becomes in short time the only brand that migrates from helmets to other fashion products.
Other products, and several testimonials of high level, have consolidated the brand and made recognisable the '' red dot '' everywhere in the world. Having realised in time the decline of motorcycle racing, Suomy gives away the motor part of the brand in order to focus on the protective and ecological products. The first challenge is in cycling, where the three brothers want to create something new. The Suomy DNA, the Made in Italy and the high quality. Once again a winning challenge that keeps faith to the reason why Suomy was born: '' TO BE # 1 ''