Pliar

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Pliar
TypePrivate
IndustrySportswear, Sports equipment
HeadquartersLessingen

Pliar is a Mergan sportswear manufacturer that mainly designs and manufactures sports shoes, clothing and accessories. It is headquartered in Lessingen, Bürttemwerg. The corporation is listed on the Mergan Handelsbörsen and is a component of the MERHAB16 stock market index.

History

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Products

Shirt produced by Pliar

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Marketing

Currently there are several global marketing strategies for Pliar. They aim to tie all brands and labels together, presenting a unified image to consumers interested in sports, fashion, pop culture and even music. Pliar is believed to engender high consumer brand loyalty.

Notable sponsorships

Pliar sponsors many teams and pays top athletes in many sports to use their products and promote and advertise their technology and design. Some of current sponsorships are:

Basketball

Football

Swimming

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Track and field

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Tennis

Production facilities

Headquarters Lessingen, Mergany

Pliar headquarters is located in Lessingen.

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Factory Dolola, Commonia

The sportswear factory in Dolala in the north on Commonia is with 32.5 ha the largest factory of Pliar.

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Factory Mynninghamn, Østermark

The factory in Mynninghamn, Østermark is 18.2 ha large.

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Logistics Center Lessingen, Mergany

Pliar main logistics center is located in south of Lessingen, Mergany.

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Criticism

Treatment of factory workers

Pliar factory in Commonia

During the 1980s, Pliar have been criticised for their bad practises in countries such as Østermark and Commonia, where factory workers were poorly-paid. Later on, Commonian activists found out that even children had to work in factories producing for Pliar. Consequently, Pliar resigned many contractors and built its own factories to guarantee good treatment and wages conforming to the law. In addition the company improved its social commitment e.g. by building nurseries and sponsoring local events.