Download Jansport Logo – Jansport (own notation: JanSport ) is the world’s largest manufacturer of backpacks , based in the United States . In 1967, the hippies Murray Pletz and Skip Yowell and Jan Lewis laid the foundation of a small family operation in Seattle , Washington laid the foundation for the outdoor brand. Murray had the patent on a backpack frame made of aluminum and Jan could not sew very well. After studying Murray promised to marry his girlfriend, Jan, and name the joint company for her when she makes a successful pack. They were successful and the brand name was created JanSport.
At first they produced only bags for climbers. Then they expanded the range to include bags , leisure bags, and luggage . Since 1986, JanSport is one of the VF Corporation . JanSport warrants its products (backpacks, bags, luggage) for a period of 30 years. The administrative headquarters of JanSport is located at the headquarters of the parent company VF Outdoors in San Leandro , California , JanSport is where offices with its sister companies, Napapijri and The North Face shares. Together with The North Face Jansport holds a stake of nearly 50% of annual sales in the U.S. backpacks.