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Stand and deliver with kybun mats

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Stand and deliver with kybun mats

Rony says: «I feel much more energetic throughout the day and less tired in the evenings, it's that simple.»   By the age of 20, Rony Hanselmann had already been nominated into his national football team, Liechtenstein, and was on the verge of signing a professional contract. At 21 however, and, after years of tireless dedication to the sport, he made the huge decision to turn his back on the game he loved. Fortunately, Rony is wise beyond his years and has a pragmatic approach to life. His plan B meant he still had his job at the bank. Almost...

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kybun and Joya to merge

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kybun and Joya to merge

Your benefit: A merger between two of the world market leaders in health footwear will enable us to offer you more comprehensive solutions in the future.  This merger will allow kybun and Joya to expand their global market presence. The two established brands will now be managed under the umbrella of the kybun Joya Group. The new management team of the kybun Joya Group - Urs Koller, Markus Bartholet, Karl Müller and Claudio Minder - recognizes the added value for partners and customers that will result from the joint synergies. In the longer term, the group aims to achieve greater...

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Family Müller Takes Over Traditional Swiss Shoe Brand «Kandahar»

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Family Müller Takes Over Traditional Swiss Shoe Brand «Kandahar»

The traditional and exclusive shoe brand «Kandahar» has been acquired by the Thurgau-based family of entrepreneurs Karl Müller (kybun & Joya). The name «Kandahar» The name has stood for exclusive quality, craftsmanship and Swissness since 1932. Company founder Fritz von Allmen began by manufacturing ski boots. His breakthrough came with the après-ski boot developed in 1945. The light and comfortable winter shoes with an eye-catching look spread quickly. Among the most prominent "Kandahar" wearers was Charlie Chaplin. At its peak, the family business produced 15,000 pairs of shoes a year in its shoe factory in the Bernese Oberland with a...

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Getting back to normality with kybun

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Getting back to normality with kybun

Like many people around the World, Robert’s life has been tipped on its head by the covid pandemic. At its worst point, daily trips were limited to a once a week supermarket outing and the prospect of any other trip let alone a holiday were fanciful. This not only reduced his daily exercise but took away the pleasure of his daily walks and because this impacted his physical strength he lost the confidence to do the most straightforward things we all take for granted. Then out of the blue, his daughter Shirley came across a kybun video about Professor Karl Hecht,...

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Heinz Egli continues his Via Alpina tour

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Heinz Egli continues his Via Alpina tour

We catch up with kybun fanatic Heinz Egli in his kybun shoes on his epic journey along the Via Alpina with all its ups and downs. Starting back in July, kybun enthusiast Heinz Egli is hiking a total of 1,500 km along the red Via Alpina trail, crossing six countries on foot. His goal is to finish in October 2021, so currently, he is on the home stretch having mastered almost 100% of the route. In Heinz's hiking diary, he reports on his exciting encounters, routes, and impressions along his way. As a special highlight, he has been walking in the model Matterhorn 20 Dark...

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