Macron is founded in Bologna and starts its business as the exclusive Italian distributor of baseball equipment on behalf of MacGregor USA and other American baseball brands
Macron acquires Record Sports and, in addition to distributing sports equipment, starts producing kits for professional baseball, basketball and volleyball teams on behalf of other brands.
Macron’s adventure in professional football begins with the first sponsorship of a top-level club: Bologna FC 1909. From that moment, the Macron brand begins to be seen on the official kits of some of the world’s most renowned teams.
Macron starts its expansion abroad: from Italy to Europe, over to the United States, Canada, Australia and all the way to the Middle East. Macron products are worn by a growing number of professional and amateur athletes. In the same year Macron signs its first sponsorship contract abroad with Swansea City FC.
The steady growth of the company is reflected in the ever-increasing range of products, including apparel for rugby and handball.
The Macron Store project is launched: a unique outlet displaying the full range of Macron products, from teamwear to accessories, from merchandising to leisurewear. Macron also opens its Official Online Shop bringing supporters closer to their teams, through the sale of official merchandise.
Macron introduces the Athleisure collection, designed for those who like to wear Macron even in their free time.
Macron signs its first technical sponsorship contract with a national team: Scottish Rugby Union, confirming Macron as a leader in rugby
Macron becomes technical sponsor of Bolton Wanderers FC and acquires the naming rights for the club's stadium, which is now known as the Macron Stadium.
Under the supervision and advice of professional athletes, Macron conceives its Running collection, characterized by technicality, functionality and design.
Macron signs it first technical sponsorship with a national football team, Albania, playing in the European Championship in France the same year, marking an absolute record in the number of jerseys sold.
Numerous new sponsorships enrich Macron’s outstanding portfolio in new and traditional markets. In “The European Club footballing landscape” UEFA lists Macron as the third most important supplier in the world of European football.
On the strength of its successes, UEFA chooses Macron as its official partner in the supply of apparel to the smaller football federations for the years 2018-2022.