Main Sponsors of FIL
With approximately 10,000 employees at 80 locations worldwide, the Eberspaecher Group is one of the automotive industry’s leading system developers and suppliers. The family business, headquartered in Esslingen am Neckar, stands for innovative solutions in exhaust technology, automotive electronics and thermal management for a broad range of vehicle types. Eberspaecher components and systems provide more comfort, greater safety and a cleaner environment on or off the road.
Since the 2020/2021 season, the long-standing main sponsor of the International Luge Federation also acts as title sponsor of the EBERSPÄCHER World Cup.
Hargassner Ges mbH
With over 37 years of experience and more than 130,000 satisfied customers worldwide, the Hargassner Group of Companies has established itself on the national and international biomass market. The family-owned company with its more than 650 employees has a production capacity of 16,000 boilers/year and distributes pellet, wood chip, and log wood boilers to more than 36 countries worldwide.
Hargassner biomass heating systems are environmentally friendly and CO2-neutral, thus making a valuable contribution to the protection of our environment. The closeness to nature, the absolute precision in choosing the right line, and the dynamics of the sport are elements that connect and drive the sport of luge and Hargassner.
The BMW Group
The BMW Group is the leading premium manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles in the world with its BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce brands. As a global company, the BMW Group operates 28 production and assembly facilities in 13 countries and has a global sales network in more than 140 countries. The success of the BMW Group has always been built on long-term thinking and responsible action. The company has therefore established ecological and social sustainability throughout the value chain, comprehensive product responsibility and a clear commitment to conserving resources as an integral part of its strategy.
BMW Group Germany is Official Partner of the International Luge Federation (FIL). Within the scope of the partnership, BMW is present on the international scene as "Official Main Sponsor of the EBERSPÄCHER Luge World Cup" and "Presenting Sponsor of the EBERSPÄCHER Team Relay World Cup presented by BMW". In very few other sports are dynamics, efficiency and technical perfection - qualities that also reflect the philosophy of the BMW brand - as important as in the luge.
Engelbert Strauss GmbH & Co. KG, which is based in Biebergemünd, Germany, is a German brand manufacturer, mail order company and retailer that sells workwear, safety footwear and personal protective equipment. The company will be main sponsor of the EBERSPÄCHER Luge World Cups and FIL World Championships Artificial Track from the 2022/2023 season on.
Partners of the FIL
Based in Metzingen-Glems, the Seiz company is a family business founded in 1961 manufacturing high-performance gloves to meet the most demanding requirements. The group of companies includes two subsidiaries. Seiz Industriehandschuhe develops and produces hand protection for industrial use, while its sister company Seiz Technical Gloves specializes in technical hand protection. This includes protective gloves for the fire department, for technical assistance, and for winter sports. The portfolio of industrial gloves includes assembly and cut protection gloves as well as gloves for the food industry. Seiz is constantly working on innovative solutions for its customers' requirements, which is why the inventor of the textile firefighting glove is considered a technology leader in the industry. The market leader’s hand protection combines quality, safety, wearing comfort, and design.
As an official supplier, Seiz equips the International Luge Federation with thermal gloves and hats.
Since the formation of the Uvex -Group in 1926 their main theme "PROTECTING PEOPLE" stands for the protection of people in business, sports and free time. Uvex pays the awards and bonuses for artificial track athletes. Furthermore the company supplies the International Luge Federation with safety helmets for its member federations.
Once upon a time the victors were allowed to drink from the cups of kings. Today it is the crystal cups of JOSKA Bodenmais that indicate the top performances. The glassmakers not only manufacture exclusive cups, but also a comprehensive range of sports cups, medals, presents and gift items. Using different engraving technologies, your logos, coats of arms or inscriptions can be applied to all glass objects in the catalog according to your wishes.
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