Laying the pipes
In , captain Helly Juell Hansen was looking for a better way to outfit his crew. The harsh elements of the Nordic seas made it difficult to stay warm and dry, exacerbating a health risk. In what would eventually become the first in a long history of inventions, Hansen came upon the idea of applying linseed oil to cotton canvas. What he created was a supple, waterproof material that could hold up against the elements.
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He and his wife, Maren Margarethe, began soaking coarse linen with linseed oil. The Norwegian manufacturer quickly became a major player in the clothing industry. The rest is a real Norwegian industrial adventure.
Your question might be answered by sellers, manufacturers, or customers who bought this product. Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question. Please enter a question. From our home in Norway, Helly Hansen has been making professional grade gear to help people stay and feel alive for more than years. It all started in when sea captain Helly Juell Hansen found a better way to stay protected from the harsh Norwegian elements. Helly Hansen gear is worn and trusted by professionals on oceans, mountains and worksites.