Hestra Brandstory

The family business Martin Magnusson & Co. was founded in 1936 and is now run by the third and fourth generation of Magnussons. Both design and development is done at the headquarters in the small village Hestra, Sweden. 

The gloves are manufactured in their own factories and they personally buy all leather, fabric, wool and other materials. This gives them control of the production chain and ensures a high level of quality. Several of their models are handmade by some of the most experienced glove makers in Europe. 

In 2021, they produced over 2 million pairs of gloves. The company has about 60 employees at its headquarters in Sweden. They also have a subsidiaries in United States, Norway and Germany as well as agents, distributors and retailers in over 40 countries.