Shoei Co., Ltd is a Japanese company that produces a popular line of motorsporthelmets
SHOEI. PREMIUM HELMETS.
1959 SHOEI Kako Co., LTD is established and begins manufacturing general safety helmets in Tokyo, Japan.
1962 SHOEI motorcycle helmets earn JIS (Japanese Industrial Standards) certification.
1963 SHOEI introduces the SR-1 — the company’s first motorcycle racing helmet.
1976 SHOEI introduces the GR-Z, the world’s first helmet to utilize carbon fiber in its construction.
1984 SHOEI introduces the RF-102V and TJ-201V — the world’s first ventilated helmets.
1993 SHOEI released the first dual EPS liner ventilation system in the world with the X-8 Air.
2012 SHOEI Road Team rider Marc Márquez wins Moto2 World Championship.
2013 SHOEI Introduces the all-new RF-1200 road helmet. The RF-1200 features an all-new lightweight shell design, shield, and base-plate system.
• SHOEI Road Team rider Marc Márquez wins MotoGP World Championship.