Worldwide skateboard manufacturers list
Although the most famous and oldest skateboard manufactures on the list are from the US, there are many reliable woodshops from other countries. With the development of manufacturing techniques, and equipment, sourcing high quality skateboard and longboard is possible world widely.
Skateboard Manufacturers List from Canada
|Woodchuck||1996||Max Dufour||Oceanside, California|
|Control MFG||1995||Carl Savard||Saint-Nicolas (Québec)|
Skateboard Manufacturers List from USA
|Dwindle / DSM||2003||Steve Rocco, Rodney Mullen||El Segundo, California|
|Chapman||1991||Gregg Chapman||Deer Park, NY|
|NHS Inc||1973||Doug Haut, Jay Shuirman, Richard Novak||Santa Cruz, CA|
|Watson Laminates||1975||Charles Watson||San Diego, CA|
|Skate One||1976||George Powell||Santa Barbara, CA|
|South Central||1992||Chris Atchinson||ELMORE, AL|
|Pennswood||1996||OIL CITY, PA|
|BBS||1996||Grant Burns||San Diego|
Skateboard Manufacturers List from Mexico
|PS Stix||Paul Schmitt||Tijuana, Mexico|
Skateboard Manufacturers List from Europe
|HLC DISTRIBUTION||2000||Igor Iraola||Irún (Gipuzkoa)|
Skateboard Manufacturers List from China
|CHOP CHOP||2002||Huizhou, Guangdong|
|FYSboard Factory||1997||Shaoyan, Hunan|
There are many doubts that manufacturers outside America provide skateboards or longboards of less quality. There surely be some worries among skateboarding fans. However, if you get to know how your skateboard decks are produced, you would get less worries.
Material: Maple from Canada around the great lakes are the best choice. However, with the increasing demand of skateboard and slow growth of maple trees, some substitutes are inevitable. Such are bamboo, or maple tree from other areas, or birch tree. Indeed, there should be strict requirement for manufacturing decking, needed by pro skaters. Beginners could have more choices. With the new improvement of producing methods, some other material, such as fiberglass, carbon fiber has also been introduced to add strength of the deck.
Technique: Cold pressing is regarded as the best pressing technology; however, it consumes a great time and energy. Hot press is still the most popular methods. For those who claimed that their decks are made with cold pressing, and also sell at a low price. It may not be true. There is always a balance with quality and price. And there is a no mystery.
Famous skateboard brands may choose one or more than one of them as their manufacturers. Not all brands have their direct factory, but arrange an OEM production.
With the rapid spreading passion for skateboarding around the globe, research and development of high quality and sustainable decks is inevitable. FYS board factory radically replaces traditional maple wood with more eco-friendly bamboo material, to build standard street popsicle skateboard decks. It takes 50 years for Canadian maple to grow while only 5 years for bamboo plant…
Surfskating has become popular as more and more beginners become fond of skating sports. It would be easier to ride and can give skaters a feeling of surfing on land. FYS is capable of building high quality decks with material of bamboo, maple, fiberglass, carbon fiber and even plastic pc. We also supply high-performance surfskate trucks, wheels, bearing and so on.