Yonex is a world leader in Badminton, Tennis and Golf, developing and manufacturing innovative equipment, footwear and sports apparel. Founded in 1948 in Japan it now has subsidiaries in the UK, Germany, USA, Canada and Taiwan and distributors in most countries around the world.
The company’s philosophy is to contribute to society through sports and to surprise and delight its customers. Yonex has always put creativity and innovation at the top of its priority list. This has led to the development of many world beating technologies and products used by many of the world’s top athletes such as the new Australian Open Tennis champion, Stanilas Warinka and Lee Chong Wei, the world’s number one badminton player from Malaysia, who will be in Glasgow to defend his Commonwealth title.
Yonex, the world’s number one badminton brand, is very proud to be appointed the Official Badminton Equipment and Services Provider to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. This follows on from our involvement as a Sole Supplier to every Olympic Games, including London 2012, since badminton was included for the first time in Barcelona. Yonex has also been the title sponsor of the All England Badminton Championships, the world’s oldest and most prestigious tournament, for over 30 years - making this one of the longest title sponsorships of any sports event in the world. It is through such investments at all levels of sports that Yonex seeks to stimulate participation and to inspire tomorrow’s champions.
Yonex is delighted to be able to contribute to what promises to be the most exciting of Games in one of the most exciting of cities.