Company name:  Henri Lloyd


Year founded: 1963

Headquarters: United Kingdom

Parent: Independent

Henri-Lloyd Limited was founded in 1963 in Manchester by Angus Lloyd and Henri Strzelecki. Henri Lloyd pioneered the use of new technologies and fabrics such as Bri-Nylon in its early clothing lines. Among its innovations were the first non-corrosive zipper made of nylon, the introduction of Velcro closures in waterproof garments, the hand taping of seams as an alternative to varnishing, and the incorporation of Gore-Tex waterproofing.

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