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CRAVEN. UNION. STRONGER.


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RÜF. UNION. STRONGER.


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YEAR EIGHT. The perfect binding is more than a mechanism. It’s more than a tool. It’s more than the sum of baseplate, highback, straps and hardware. The perfect binding is a catalyst to creating the ultimate connection between rider and board— and that connection spells freedom. For the past eight years, the Union Binding Company has been dedicated to crafting that connection—flawlessly uniting snowboard and rider through next-level comfort and technology, progressive performance, and dependable, durable components. We are an independent brand founded on supplying snowboarders with the best bindings on the planet. Product has always come first, and we build it for snowboarders who thrash their gear and expect it to survive. Our history speaks for itself. Union blew doors in its very first year by building an elite binding that was totally bombproof. With a zero warranty-return rate, we knew we’d created our

foundation for the future. During the following years, we continued to develop and pioneered new materials and processes to the binding market—becoming the first snowboard company to utilize things like Extruded Aluminum, Injected Magnesium, Machined Coring™, MetaFuse Nano Technology, and the list goes on… Moving into this year, Union is proud to have made improvements across the entire line and written yet another chapter of product design and progression. Working exclusively with Dupont™ Zytel® ST, we continue our commitment to building the lightest, strongest, and best riding snowboard bindings on the market.

CONTENTS

MEN’S COLLECTION

WOMEN’S COLLECTION

CUSTOM HOUSE/TEAM

WELCOME .............................. 03 LIFETIME WARRANTY .......... 04 100% OWNERSHIP ................ 06 INDUSTRY FIRST ................... 07 GET TO KNOW UNION TRUEFIT™ .................. 08

METAFUSE™ MC ...................... 12 CHARGER ................................ 16 SL ............................................. 20 ATLAS ...................................... 24 CONTACT PRO ........................28 FORCE ......................................32 CONTACT ................................ 36 FLITE ....................................... 40 DLX .......................................... 44 MINI-FLITE .............................. 48

LEGACY................................... 50 TRILOGY ................................. 54 MILAN.......................................58 ROSA ....................................... 62 FLITE LADY ............................ 60

UNION CUSTOM HOUSE ....... 70 SOFTGOODS ...........................72 SUPPORTING RIDERS ............74 THANKS ...................................78 LINE OVERVIEW .................... 80


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Our bindings are injected with the highest-quality Dupont™ Zytel® ST Nylon throughout the entire collection. The result is the strength, safety, security, and confidence of a lifetime warranty on all baseplates and heelcups. If you break, or even crack your baseplate or heelcup during riding, we’ll replace it for life. Guaranteed.


UNION TECHNOLOGY

100% OWNERSHIP. 100% FOCUS. Union is 100% devoted making the best bindings on the planet— we live, eat, and breathe it. And every part of the process, from pioneering new materials to CNC machining a new baseplate, is done in-house with zero outsourcing. Every single piece of a Union binding is therefore completely exclusive to Union— you can’t find it anywhere else.


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INDUSTRY FIRSTS. Union stands firm by its original commitment to the evolution of snowboard bindings. Over the past seven years, Union has introduced new materials, new processes, and pioneered new levels of durability and performance. These commitments are evidenced by tremendous sell through, and virtually zero warranty. We give snowboarders what they want, and back it up 365 days a year.

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METAFUSE NANOTECHNOLOGY

Dupont™ Zytel ST Nylon coated with ultra-stiff nanocrystalling metal particles 1/75,000 the size of the human hair. Light as a feather, and has the wear resistance of hardened steel.

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INJECTED MAGNESIUM

This high-tech process is four times the strength of aluminum with only half the weight. Plus, magnesium is easily recycled and remains the eighth most abundant material on the planet.

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EXTRUDED ALUMINUM

Extruded aluminum comes out 100-percent pure and maintains its true shape no matter how much wear and tear you inflict. Union was first to bring the extrusion process to snowboarding and remains the sole company using it.

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ANODIZED ALUMINUM HARDWARE

By increasing the thickness of the natural surface oxide layer, the anodizing process beefs up a metal’s strength by 30-percent. Drastically lighter than normal hardware.

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GRADE 8.8 HARDWARE

The most commonly used hardware is made from "mild steel" that has a property class of only 4.6. But considering how much stress a binding goes through, we use only highest-strength steel (featuring a property class of 8.8) on ALL hardware.

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DUPONT™ ZYTEL® ST NYLON

Union uses only the highest-quality Dupont™ Zytel® ST nylon throughout our entire binding collection. The result is the strength, safety, security, and the confidence of a lifetime warranty on all baseplates.

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MACHINED CORING

CNC process removes material to decrease overall weight, while maintaining the strength and integrity of each part. This expensive and time-consuming process demonstrates our commitment to product progression.


GET TO KNOW UNION TRUEFIT™ MINIMAL CONTACT

TRUE BOARD FLEX

FIBERGLASS INDEX

It’s a simple fact—the larger your binding’s baseplate, the more effect it has on the way your board flexes. Union baseplates are designed to provide supreme strength with the smallest footprint possible—crucially reducing interference with a board’s true flex.

Once they’re mounted, bindings create “dead zones”—areas under the baseplates where your board won’t flex. With this in mind, all Union bindings are designed to promote a free, even board flex for sweeter response, better board control, and improved board durability.

Bigger riders require stiffer bindings, so we proportionally increase the fiberglass content from our smallest sizes to the biggest. That’s personalized performance for any rider who straps in.

BINDINGTO-BOARD CONTACT

ATLAS

10%

LARGE/X-LARGE FIBERGLASS =

14% CONTACT

19%

DREADED

DEAD ZONE

FORCE

10%

TRILOGY

10%

MEDIUM/LARGE FIBERGLASS =

7%

DREADED

DEAD ZONE

SMALL/MEDIUM FIBERGLASS =

3%


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ASYMMETRICAL/ MULTIZONE SYMMETRICAL HIGHBACK HIGHBACK

Union’s innovative injected EVA bushing systems dampen vibrations underfoot to promote a more comfortable ride and a smooth, even board flex with no dead spots. Each size comes with its own durometer for custom performance.

Comfort and power unite as one in our groundbreaking Asymmetrical/Symmetrical Highback. We’ve taken our Multizone Highback to the next level by combining the total freedom of movement you want in the air with the strategic support you need to set down the landing gear.

Dupont™ Zytel® ST injected Multizone Highbacks are tapered towards the top, providing flex and tweakability where you want it, support and durability where you need it.

FLEX ZONE NO. 01 (TOP) STRENGTH ......................... 50% FLEX ................................... 50%

FLEX ZONE NO.02 (MIDDLE) STRENGTH ..........................75% FLEX ....................................25%

FLEX ZONE NO.03 (BOTTOM) STRENGTH ....................... 100% FLEX ......................................0%

FLEX ZONE NO. 01

FLEX ZONE NO. 02

FLEX ZONE NO. 03

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GET TO KNOW UNION TRUEFIT™ ADJUSTMENT IS BETTER Stance width is all about personal preference, and having the ability to dial in your stance exactly how you want it is a must. Let’s face it – the chances of your board inserts lining up exactly where you want them are slim to none. By running your disk slots parallel to your board’s edge, you will have a wider range of stance width options. Now you can use your adjustable heelcups and toe ramps to get your feet centered while making your toe/heel adjustment is perfect.

STANCE WIDTH ADJUSTMENT HEELCUP ADJUSTMENT

COMPATIBLE DISKS Compatible with any traditional 4x4 mounting system and 3-Hole, along with Burton snowboards featuring The Channel, you can mount Union Bindings on any board you choose.

3-HOLE BOARD PATTERN

CHANNEL COMPATIBILITY MOUNTING SLOT STANCE WINDOW MOUNTING SLOT

CHANNEL BOARD


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METAFUSE NANOTECH HEELCUPS The absolute lightest and strongest in snowboarding, MetaFuse heelcups are as good as it gets. Union is one the the first companies to bring this technology to the market (in any market) - and when it comes to snowboarding, it’s still exclusive to Union.

EXTRUDED & ANODIZED ALUMINUM Tried and true after seven years on the market, every Union heelcup undergoes an anodizing process— reinforcing the already bombproof apparatus with another 30-percent strength. It’s serious strength in a streamline package.

STRAP TECHNOLOGY High-performance, highly comfortable ankle and toe straps keep your feet locked in and on point. It’s called TrueFit™ strap technology, and it includes Multi-Position toe straps for the ultimate in premium personalization

MULTI-POSITION TOE STRAP

ANKLE STRAP CONTOUR

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MC-METAFUSE. UNION. STRONGER. “Union Bindings has been an excellent partner and has been the first company to use the MetaFuse™ Nanometal/Polymer Hybrid technology commercially, demonstrating it's potential for Weight Savings vs. Aluminum. This exciting technology based on high strength Nanovate™ structural cladding is being validated for demanding applications such as Jet Engine Parts, Medical Devices and Hand Held Device frames. Congratulations to Union for a rapid product development cycle and a continual drive to incorporate the newest technologies available into their products.” —Andrew Wang VP Product Development Integran Technologies Inc.

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MC-METAFUSE METAFUSE™ TECHNOLOGY Machined Coring Stage III Atlas Base / Carbon-Injected Dupont™ Zytel® ST / All-New Asym/Symmetrical Full Carbon Highbacks / Precision Adjustment Forward Lean / Injected EVA Bushings / MetaFuse Heelcups / All-new 3D Direct-Connect Strap System / Multi-Layer Tapered Strap Core / Magnesium Buckles + Aluminum Cage / Universal Disks / All-New CNC Anodized Aluminum Hardware / All-New Open Toe Straps / Dual Density Toe Ramp Padding / Full Carbon Toe Ramps / Lifetime Warranty Base

METAFUSE HEELCUPS

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The lightest and strongest heelcups in the industry.

CARBON ASYMMETRICAL/ SYMMETRICAL HIGHBACKS Next-level heelside control— the lightest on the market.

MACHINED CORING

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Process removes material to reduce weight and maintain strength. 02

CNC ANODIZED ALUMINUM HARDWARE The lightest on the market.

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CHARGER. UNION. STRONGER. “The Charger has made the connection with my board seamless. Performance and durability you can trust.” —Temple Cummins 4 x Legendary, Banked Slalom Winner

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ORANGE

CHARGER


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CHARGER A LEGEND IN THE MAKING Stage III Atlas Base / Carbon-Injected Dupont™ Zytel® ST / Full Carbon Highbacks / Shift-on-the-Fly Forward Lean / Injected EVA Bushings / CNC Machined Heelcups / All-New 3D Direct-Connect Strap System / Multi-Layer Tapered Strap Core / Magnesium Buckles + Aluminum Cage / Universal Disks / Dual Density Toe Ramp Padding / Grade 8.8 Hardware / All-New Open Toe Straps / Lifetime Warranty Base

CARBON HIGHBACK

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Light, strong, and ultra responsive.

STAGE III BASE— DUPONT™ ZYTEL® New standards in performanceto-weight ratio. Lifetime warranty. Carbon injected base.

CNC MACHINED HEELCUPS

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Process removes material to reduce weight and maintain strength. 02

ALL-NEW 3D DIRECT 04 CONNECT ANKLE STRAPS Multi-Layer Tapered Strap Core evenly distributes pressure.


SL. UNION. STRONGER.

“ If you own/run a snowboard shop and Union isn’t your best selling binding, then you are definitely doing something wrong.” —Mike Pettit, Youth Shelter, St. Cloud, Minnesota YEAR EIGHT / DEALER CATALOG UNIONBINDINGCOMPANY.COM

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ASADACHI 5

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SUPER LIGHT ALL-MOUNTAIN ATTACKER Stage III Atlas Base / Dupont™ Zytel® ST / Asym/Symmetrical Atlas Highbacks / Shift-on-the-Fly Forward Lean / Dual Density EVA Bushings / CNC Machined Heelcups / All-New 3D Direct-Connect Strap System / Multi-Layer Tapered Strap Core / New Magnesium Buckles + Aluminum Cage / Universal Disks / All-New Open Toe Straps / Dual Density Toe Ramps / Grade 8.8 Hardware / Lifetime Warranty Base

ALL-NEW OPEN TOE STRAPS

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Multi-Positional options with open Ultra Grip™ Design.

ASYMMETRICAL/ SYMMETRICAL HIGHBACKS Maximum tweakability and heelside control.

DUAL DENSITY 03 EVA BUSHINGS Lightweight, durable material allows for true board flex.

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CNC MACHINED HEELCUP Process removes material to reduce weight and maintain strength.

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ATLAS. UNION. STRONGER.

“The Atlas is light and responsive. Every element on this binding serves a purpose—no gimmicks.” —TJ Schneider, Brand Ambassador

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MATTE GREEN

METALLIC BLUE

MATTE BLACK

MATTE STONE

ATLAS


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ATLAS THE NEXT GENERATION OF PERFORMANCE Stage III Atlas Base—Dupont™ Zytel® ST / Asym/Symmetrical Atlas Highbacks / Shift on the Fly Forward Lean / Dual Density EVA Bushings / Extruded Aluminum Heelcups / All-New 3D Direct-Connect Strap System / Multi-Layer Tapered Strap Core / All-New Magnesium Buckles / Universal Disks / All-New Open Toe Straps / Dual Density Toe Ramps / Grade 8.8 Hardware / Lifetime Warranty Base

STAGE III ATLAS BASE– DUPONT™ ZYTEL®

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New Standareds in performance-toweight ratio. Livetime Warranty.

ALL-NEW 3D DIRECTCONNECT STRAP SYSTEM Multi-Layer Tapered Strap Core evenly distributes pressure.

MULTIZONE ATLAS HIGHBACKS

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Extremely comfortable, lightweight and responsive–No highback bite. 02

MAGNESIUM BUCKLE Twice as light, and four times stronger than aluminum.

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CONTACT PRO. UNION. STRONGER. “Over the past three years I’ve become fully integrated into Union’s product development team and seen firsthand the result of 100% focus on bindings.” – Gigi Rüf, Professional Snowboarder

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PURPLE/GREEN

BLACK/GRAY

CONTACT PRO


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CONTACT PRO GIGI TESTED, RÜF APPROVED Designed by Gigi Rüf / Carbon Injected Contact Base- Dupont™ Zytel® ST / Contact Pro Dupont™ Zytel® ST Highback / Triple Zone Injected EVA Bushings / Shift-on-the-Fly Forward Lean / CNC Machined Heelcups / Injected Magnesium Buckles / Tool-Free Size Adjustment / All-new 3D Direct-Connect Strap System / Multi-Layer Tapered Strap Core / Universal Disks / All-New Toe Cup Design / Grade 8.8 Hardware / Lifetime Warranty Base

TRIPLE ZONE BUSHING SYSTEM

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Incredibly light and comfortable— Gigi Rüf approved.

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Process removes material to reduce weight and maintain strength.

Three separate zones provide supreme dampening and true board flex.

CONTACT PRO HIGHBACKS

CNC HEELCUPS

03

CONTACT BASE— 04 LIFETIME WARRANTY Maximizes true board flex and overall comfort.


FORCE. UNION. STRONGER. “Durability, comfort, performance and lightweight. The Force is everything you need, and nothing you don’t.” — Dan Brisse, Professional Snowboarder

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BLACK

MAGENTA

PURPLE

GREEN

WHITE

BLUE

FORCE


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FORCE WORKHORSE DEPENDABILITY Stage II Base—Dupont™ Zytel® ST / Multizone Dupont™ Zytel® ST Highbacks / Injected EVA Bushings / Extruded Anodized Aluminum Heelcups / Quick-Adjust Forward Lean / All-new 3D Direct-Connect Strap System / Multi-Layer Tapered Strap Core / Tool-Free Size Adjustment / Magnesium Buckles / Universal Disks / All-New Toe Cup Design / Grade 8.8 Hardware / Lifetime Warranty Base

STAGE II BASE– 01 LIFETIME WARRANTY Guaranteed against breakage for life.

ALL-NEW 3D DIRECTCONNECT STRAP SYSTEM Multi-Layer Tapered Strap Core evenly distributes pressure.

EXTRUDED ANODIZED ALUMINUM HEELCUPS

02

Anodizing process adds 30% strength— completely indestructible. 03

INJECTED EVA BUSHINGS Lightweight and durable material allows for true board flex.

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CONTACT. UNION. STRONGER. “The Contact is my ideal binding, because it’s super light and non-restricting.” —Scott Stevens, Professional Snowboarder

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BLOOD SPLATTER

SO GOOD

GREEN/RED

ORANGE/BLACK

CONTACT


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CONTACT TRUE BOARD FLEX, TRUE BOARD CONTROL All-New Fusion Highbacks / Contact Base—Dupont™ Zytel® ST / Injected Dual Zone EVA Bushings / Extruded Anodized Aluminum Heelcups / Shift-on-the-Fly Forward Lean / All-new 3D Direct-Connect / Strap System / Multi-Layer Strap Core / Tool-Free Size Adjustment / Aluminum Buckles / Universal Disks / All-New Toe Cup Design / Grade 8.8 Hardware / Lifetime Warranty Base

ALL-NEW FUSION HIGHBACKS

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Lateral tweakability in any temperature.

ALL-NEW 3D DIRECTCONNECT STRAP SYSTEM Multi-Layer Tapered Strap Core evenly distributes pressure.

INJECTED DUAL ZONE EVA BUSHINGS

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Two separate zones provide improved dampening and true board flex. 03

ALL-NEW OPEN TOE STRAPS Multi-Positional options with open Ultra Grip™ Design.

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FLITE. UNION. STRONGER. “If you want your bindings to last a lifetime, then get on a pair of Union. I’m proud to be part of it, and so will you.” —Danny Kass, Professional Snowboarder

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ARMY

CMYK

BLACK

SUNSET

FLITE


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FLITE F#CKING LIGHT Flite Base—Dupont™ Zytel® ST / Flite Dupont™ Zytel® ST Highbacks / Injected EVA Bushings / Extruded Anodized Aluminum Heelcups / Quick-Adjust Forward Lean / All-New Direct-Connect Strap System / PU Leather Straps / Tool-Free Size Adjustment / Injected Aluminum Buckles / Universal Disks / Grade 8.8 hardware / Lifetime Warranty Base

FLITE BASE— DUPONT™ ZYTEL® ST

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3D Multi-Layer Strap Core evenly distributes pressure.

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Pipe, Park and Powder— A well-rounded freestyle driven design.

Super lightweight, freestyle oriented design. Lifetime warranty.

SYMMETRIC 3D ANKLE STRAPS

FLITE HIGHBACK

02

EXTRUDED ANODIZED ALUMINUM HEELCUPS Anodizing process adds 30% strength— completely indestructible.

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DLX. UNION. STRONGER. “Union bindings are by far the best. I’ve been riding the same pair for the past six years.” —Joe Sexton, Professional Snowboarder

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BLACK

RED

DLX


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DLX BUILT TO LAST Stage I Base—Dupont™ Zytel® ST / Multizone Dupont™ Zytel® ST / Injected EVA Bushings / Extruded Aluminum Heelcups / Quick-Adjust Forward Lean / All-New Direct-Connect Strap System / Tool-Free Size Adjustment / Aluminum Buckles + Steel Cage / Universal Disks / Grade 8.8 Hardware / Lifetime Warranty Base

INJECTED EVA BUSHINGS

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Lightweight and durable material allows for true board flex.

ALL-NEW OPEN TOE STRAPS Multi-Positional options with open Ultra Grip™ Design.

STAGE I LIFETIME WARRANTY BASE

03

Lightweight and bombproof. Ask Joe Sexton. 02

INJECTED ALUMINUM BUCKLES Fast in, and fast out. Union Aluminum is second-to-none.

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CMYK

BLACK

MINI FLITE


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MINI FLITE BUILT TO LAST AT GROM SCALE Miniflite Base - Dupont™ Zytel® ST / Fusion Dupont™ Zytel® ST Highbacks / Injected EVA Bushings / Extruded Aluminum Heelcups / Shift on the Fly Forward Lean / Direct-Connect Strap System / Tool-Free Size Adjustment / Injected Aluminum Buckles / Universal Disks / All-New Toe Cup Design / Grade 8.8 hardware / Lifetime Warranty Base

MINI FLITE BASE— DUPONT™ ZYTEL® ST

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Super lightweight, freestyle-oriented design.

FUSION HIGHBACK Forgiving Lateral flex in any temperature.

ALL-NEW INJECTED ALUMINUM BUCKLES

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Fast in and fast out. Union aluminum is second to none. 02

DIRECT-CONNECT STRAP SYSTEM Multi-Layer material evenly distributes strap pressure.

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LEGACY. UNION. STRONGER. “Union is our top selling binding across the board. Every season we buy more and sell through at the highest profitability of any binding brand in the shop.” —Wendy Woodward, Boards N Motion, Auburn, California

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WHITE/NAVY

LEGACY


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LEGACY PERFORMANCE EVOLUTION Stage III Atlas Base—Dupont™ Zytel® ST / Multizone Atlas Highbacks / Extruded Anodized Aluminum Heelcups / Shift on the Fly Forward Lean / Injected EVA Bushings / Extruded Anodized Aluminum Heelcups / All-new 3D Direct-Connect Strap System / Multi-Layer Tapered Strap Core / Magnesium Buckles / Universal Disks / All-New Toe Cup Design / Grade 8.8 Hardware / Lifetime Warranty Base

FEMALE-SPECIFIC STAGE III BASE—DUPONT™ ZYTEL®

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New Standards in performance-to-weight ratio. Lifetime Warranty.

ALL-NEW 3D DIRECT-CONNECT 02 STRAP SYSTEM Multi-Layer Tapered Strap Core evenly distributes pressure.

ASYMMETRICAL/ 03 SYMMETRICAL ANATOMICAL HIGHBACKS Maximum tweakability and heelside control.

MAGNESIUM BUCKLES Twice as light, and four times stronger than aluminum.

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TRILOGY. UNION. STRONGER. “I ride Union because the people behind the product are just as solid, rad, and dependable as the bindings they make. One less thing to worry about when I'm out in the snow doing my thing.” —Jess Kimura, Professional Snowboarder

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BLACK

MAGENTA

TRILOGY


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TRILOGY TRUE TO FORM Trilogy II Base—Dupont™ Zytel® ST / Asym / Symmetrical Highbacks / Quick Adjust Forward Lean / Injected EVA Bushings / CNC Machined Heelcups / All-new 3D Direct-Connect Strap System / Tool-Free Size Adjustment / Injected EVA Bushings / Universal Disks / All-New Direct-Connect Strap System / All-New Toe Cup Design / Grade 8.8 Hardware / Lifetime Warranty Base

TRILOGY II BASE— 01 LIGHTEST ON THE MARKET Female Specific High-End Performance.

ASYMMETRICAL/SYMMETRICAL 02 ANATOMICAL HIGHBACKS Maximum comfort and heelside control.

ALL-NEW 3D DIRECTCONNECT STRAP SYSTEM

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Multi-Layer Tapered Strap Core evenly distributes pressure.

MAGNESIUM BUCKLES Twice as light, and four times stronger than aluminum.

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MILAN. UNION. STRONGER. “A whole new world of graphic possibilities.” —Aaron James Draplin, Draplin Design Co., USA

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BLACK NEON

PURPLE/GREEN

WHITE/RED

MILAN


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MILAN ALL DAY COMFORT All-New Fusion Lady Highbacks / Milan Base – Dupont™ Zytel® ST / Shift on the Fly Forward Lean / Injected Dual Zone EVA Bushings / Extruded Aluminum Heelcups / All-new 3D Direct-Connect Strap System / Tool-Free Size Adjustment / Injected Aluminum Buckles / Universal Disks / All-New Toe Cup Design / Grade 8.8 Hardware / Lifetime Warranty Base

ALL-NEW FUSION HIGHBACKS

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Lateral tweakability in any temperature.

ALL-NEW 3D DIRECT-CONNECT 02 STRAP SYSTEM Multi-Layer Tapered Strap Core evenly distributes pressure.

INJECTED DUAL ZONE EVA BUSHINGS

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Two separate zones provide improved dampening and true board flex.

ALL-NEW INJECTED ALUMINUM BUCKLES Fast in and fast out. Union aluminum is second to none.

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ROSA. UNION. STRONGER. “Union has set new standards in design, durability, performance and retail sell through.” — Sesto Calende, Mentally Twisted Boardshop, Italy

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CMYK

RED

SILVER

ROSA


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ROSA HIGH VALUE, LOW COST Asym/Symmetrical Highbacks / Milan Base – Dupont™ Zytel® ST / Shift on the Fly Forward Lean / Injected Dual Zone EVA Bushings / Extruded Aluminum Heelcups / Symmetric 3D Ankle Straps / Tool-Free Size Adjustment / Injected Aluminum Buckles / Universal Disks / All-New Toe Cup Design / Grade 8.8 hardware / Lifetime Warranty Base

WOMEN’S-SPECIFIC HIGHBACKS

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More forgiving lightweight design for optimal comfort.

INJECTED DUAL ZONE EVA BUSHINGS Two separate zones provide improved dampening and true board flex.

LIFETIME WARRANTY BASE

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Guaranteed against breakage for life. 02

SYMMETRIC 3D ANKLE STRAPS 3D Multi-Layer Strap Core evenly distributes pressure.

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FLITE LADY. UNION. STRONGER. “Best binding out there is Union, without a doubt. Try them and you will see.” —Melissa Evans, Professionial Snowboarder

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MAGENTA

WHITE

BLACK

FLITE LADY


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FLITE LADY

CUSTOM COMFORT, ULTIMATE CONVENIENCE Women’s Specific Flite Baseplate / Injected EVA Bushings / Extruded Aluminum Heelcups / Direct-Connect Strap System / Tool-Free Size Adjustment / Injected Aluminum Buckles / Universal Disks / All-New Toe Cup Design / Grade 8.8 hardware / Lifetime Warranty Base

FLITE LADY BASE WITH EVA BUSHINGS

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Super lightweight, freestyle-oriented design. Lifetime warranty.

EXTRUDED ALUMINUM HEELCUPS The strongest and most versatile aluminum heelcup on the market.

DUPONT™ ZYTEL® ST 03 HIGHBACKS Maintains flexibility and strength in the widest range of temperatures.

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QUICK-ADJUST 04 FORWARD LEAN Tool Free Adjuster allows on-the-fly forward lean adjustment


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UNION CUSTOM HOUSE CUSTOM BINDING PRODUCTION CUSTOMIZED PRODUCT PRODUCT PROGRESSION FRIENDSHIP LIMITED EDITION PAST COLLABORATIONS:

AIRBLASTER INVERTER MILOSPORT / CEE ’EM WAIKAY SATELLITE / RIDE TO PARTY FIAT FREESTYLE TEAM KICKER FUCKER CHICKEN ADVITA / IUTER CLAN SNOWBOARD MAG DANNY KASS / BONED AGE SUPERB MAGAZINE SNOWPARK.IT ONBOARD MAGAZINE CAPITA ULTRAFEAR

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SOFTGOODS 01 “ICON”

M–L–XL, 100% Cotton, White and Orange on Black T-Shirt.

02 “STRONGER”

M–L–XL, 100% Cotton, Silver, Orange and Gray on Black T-Shirt.

03 “MISSION STATEMENT”

M–L–XL, 100% Cotton, White and Black on Charcoal T-Shirt.

04 “NICE TURNS”

M–L–XL, 100% Cotton, White, Gray and Orange on Charcoal T-Shirt.

05 “UNION CUSTOM HOUSE” M–L–XL, 100% Cotton, Black and White T-Shirt.


06 “ICON ZIP HOOD” M–L–XL, 100% Cotton, White and Orange on Black.

08 “U-WEAVE BEANIE” One Size Fits All, White Jacquard on Black, White Jacquard on Orange.

07 “UCH ZIP HOOD” M–L–XL, 100% Cotton, Silver on Black.

09 “TRUCKER CAP” One Size Fits All, 100% Cotton and Poly Mesh, Assorted Colors.

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SUPPORTING RIDERS

ALEX FISCHER / ANDREAS GIDLUND ANTO CHAMBERLAND / ARTHUR LONG BRANDON COCARD / BRENDAN GER CHRIS LARSON / CHRIS ROACH / C ANDREW BURNS / DANNY KASS / D DOMINIK BETSCHART / MANUEL P DAVID BERTSCHINGER KARG / DU E-MAN / VILLE HIETALAHTI / JA JAMES NIEDERBERGER / JANI SO NUUTTI NIEMELÄ / JESS KIMURA KEVIN JONES / JONAS MICHILOT / JOSH PARKER / JULIEN HARICOT / K LAURA HADAR / LOGAN SHORT / M DAN BRISSE / SEAN BLACK / DYLA MATT SCHAER / OLLIE PLUMLEY / RETO LAMM / RUSSELL WINFIELD / SAMUEL NELSON / SCOTT STEVENS / THOMAS EBERHARTER / STEF VAN SEBASTIAN MULLER / STIAN SOLBE TED BORLAND / TJ SCHNEIDER / GA


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D / MIKE RAV / ANDREW GEEVES / GO / BLAIR HABENICHT / CALE ZIMA / RARD / BRIAN IGUCHI /TOM BURT / CLEMENS JEZLER / CODY WARBLE / DASH KAMP / DURELL WILLIAMS / PIETROPOLI / DOMINIK BRUNNER/ USTIN CRAVEN / MELISSA EVANS / ACOB WILHELMSON / GIGI RÜF / ORASALMI / JASON ROBINSON / / JONAS CARLSON / JOE SEXTON / / MIKE RANQUET / JONI MAKINEN / KALLE OHLSON / TODD SCHLOSSER / MARKU KOSKI / MATT CUMMINS / AN ALITO / JONATHAN NILSSON / PAL SORENSEN / PHIL JACQUES / / SAMMY SPITERI / SCOTT BLUM / / JERED DAWOUD / STEVIE ALTERS / NDEWEYER / TEMPLE CUMMINS / ERG / FACUNDO VIAL SOTOMAYOR / ABE TAYLOR / TOTEO KONTTINEN /


SEXTON. UNION. STRONGER.


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APPRECIATION

THANK YOU FOR ANOTHER GREAT SEASON.

CATALOG CREDITS

CATALOG DESIGN

PRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHY

ACTION PHOTOGRAPHY

Draplin Design Co. Portland, Oregon

Patrick Lennox Wright Seattle, Washington

draplin.com

plwp.com

Scott Sullivan Andy Wright Jeff Patterson


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Union Binding Co 2012/2013 Catalog  

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