Beginning in 2014, Molten will serve as the official handball of the International Handball Federation (IHF). As an official partner, Molten will supply the official ball for all games organized and sanctioned by the IHF, including the World Championships. In addition, Molten will supply the official ball for the Olympic Games.
Founded in 1958, the Molten Corporation is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of competition quality sports balls in several sport categories - including handball, basketball, volleyball and football. In addition to being named the official handball of the IHF, Molten is also the official basketball of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and serves as the official ball of numerous national leagues, national federations, and continental organizations around the world over many years. With a worldwide network that includes more than 70 countries, Molten manufacturers a wide range of athletic balls and accessories, including game balls for elite level play as well as practice and recreational product for schools, clubs, and youth organizations.
Molten Corporation’s core business is comprised of three pillars – Sports Equipment, Automotive Parts, and Healthcare Equipment. As committed by its brand statement ‘For the real game’, Molten continues to contribute to the growth and development of the sport of handball by providing the ‘Only One, Number One’ products. By utilizing the knowledge and technical expertise gained from within all three business divisions, Molten will continue to develop innovative products to fulfill and exceed the expectations of the handball community.
For further information, please visit www.molten.co.jp