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NZI Helmets is nowadays a European reference concerning motorcyclist’s safety.

Since the first fiberglass helmet was manufactured by its founder, Nazario Ibañez, in 1972, more than 11 million helmets have been produced in NZI’s factory in Yecla, (Murcia), distributed in more than 30 countries around the world.

NZI Helmets has always taken part in high competition’s world such as Moto Gp, sponsoring great world champions like Alex Crivillé, Jorge Martinez “Aspar”, Alvaro Bautista or Jorge Lorenzo.

Thanks to its continuous efforts innovating and researching, NZI Helmets has developed its own technology and new production systems to build protective shells and liners, besides introducing new materials and its optimization in order to achieve the maximum protection with the right weight.

In recognition of its achievements in recent years NZI has received several awards, including the one granted by the Spanish Association of Fine Arts and the Spanish Society of Development and Innovation in the Design exhibition: “Design Values : Vision, Design and Innovation” in 2008. The wireless communication system NZI Tech Com 1.0 and safety helmet, patented by NZI Helmets were prized.

NZI Helmets actively participates in several international projects and is an active member of the Working Group of the European 3rd Road Safety Action Plan. NZI has participated in the SIM project (Safety in motion), whose objective is to design innovative products that contribute to the prevention and reduction of road accidents for motorcycle riders.

NZI Helmets is also a company committed to the environment. Proof of this has been his participation in the CRAFT project, whose goal is the development of new fully recycla- ble materials and the introduction of new tools, standards and manufacturing techniques that increase the safety of users and facilitate the recycling of materials.