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Once upon a time in Hillerstorp

Hillerstorp is located in the middle of the forests of Småland in southern Sweden. This is where Thule was founded in 1942 and where Thule launched the first roof racks 20 years later in 1962.
Thule history

The heritage of Thule

Launching our Next Generation Roof Racks, we decided to celebrate our journey with a film taking us down Memory Lane. A film about the heritage and the DNA of our brand and our company, highlighting the passion of the people behind it all. The people from the Hillerstorp facility, where it all started back in 1942. The place where we produced our first roof racks back in 1962. The very place where you find us today – and where we will continue to produce our roof racks for many years to come.

Toplist 1942

Mrs. Miniver Yankee
Doodle Dandy
Random Harvest
Reap the Wild Wind
Bing Crosby
Glenn Miller
Jimmy Dorsey
Harry James

A commitment to sustainability and safety



At Thule, we want to contribute to a more sustainable world through innovative, high-quality products, manufactured responsibly, that inspire people to live an active life outdoors. For us, that’s sustainability.
Thule Test Center

Thule Test Center™

We test our products to the limit and beyond so you don't even have to think about it. After all, you've got an active life to lead. And oh yes, that smile on the face of the engineer? It's pride.