Nolangroup was founded in 1972, when
Lander Nocchi, a businessman operating in 3 the motorbike and car accessory sector, set
up production of motorcycle helmets which
were injection moulded in polycarbonate, an
innovative plastic material developed by
General Electric under the trademark LEXANTM*
and which had already been used for the
moulding of protective helmets for astronauts
on the “Apollo” missions.
This was the birth of the first helmet to carry the Nolan brand name (an acronym of the founder’s name): the N01, jet model.
*LEXANTM IS A TRADEMARK OF SABIC