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With a Legacy of Over 50 Years in Manufacturing Excellence: SMK Helmets, a Family-Owned Venture Driven by Quality and Innovation.

Welcome to the world of SMK Helmets, where meticulous helmet designs meets state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities equipped with the latest technology and machinery. Every helmet undergoes rigorous testing in our advanced laboratories, ensuring compliance with strict international safety standards and receiving approval from authorities and organizations worldwide.

Our commitment to Style & Safety shines through in every helmet we produce, offering riders not just protection but also a reflection of their unique personal style.


The SMK Story

In 2015, STUDDS unveiled the premium SMK Helmets line, responding to the global demand for top-quality motorcycle gear. This new brand seamlessly integrates STUDDS’ renowned innovation, Italian design flair, cutting-edge safety technologies, and premium materials, setting a new benchmark for excellence in motorcycle helmets.

Today, STUDDS produces approximately 14 million helmets annually across both brands, leveraging state-of-the-art technology and rigorous safety testing protocols. Our laboratory is esteemed as a top-tier safety testing facility, boasting multiple certifications such as ECE (Economic Commission of Europe) and DOT (U.S. Department of Transportation).

At SMK, we take pride in offering riders the safest and best-fitting helmets and gear, empowering them to express their individuality in a distinct and personalized manner.

Your Dreams. Your Journey. Your Style. #SMKIsYou!


The SMK Concept

In 2015, STUDDS introduced the premium line of SMK Helmets to meet the demands of international customers. This new brand brings together the renowned innovation of STUDDS, the elegance of Italian design, advanced safety technologies, and cutting-edge materials to set a new standard for top-tier motorcycle helmets.

Today STUDDS manufacturers approximately 14 million helmets annually across both brands using the most advanced technology and rigorous safety testing methods. Our lab is widely acclaimed as a leading safety testing facility with multiple certifications, including ECE (Economic Commission of Europe) and DOT (U.S. Department of Transportation).

SMK is proud to offer the safest and best-fitting helmets and gear that empower riders to showcase their unique personalities in their own distinctive way.

Your Dreams. Your Journey. Your Style. #SMKIsYou! 

Fulfilling the Concept

With quality as the mantra in everything we do, the path to realizing the vision and values of SMK was clear. Offer what no other motorcycle helmet manufacturer could.

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Quality Assurance

More than just testing and inspection protocols, quality assurance is infused in everything we do; and in doing everything in-house. From initial design concepts to final packaging and delivery, we are the only helmet manufacturer in the world to keep the complete cycle of production under our control.

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Certified In-House Testing & Proving Laboratories

The SMK helmet manufacturing facilities are the only ones in the industry with in-house laboratories that are certified to meet ECE (UN Regulation No. 22) and DOT (U.S. Department of Transportation) safety standards.

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State-of-the-Art Facilities

The technology in each of the four integrated SMK production facilities is constantly reviewed, analyzed and updated.

  • In-house design studios
  • Fully-automated EIRT injection moulding
  • Fully-automated UV-resistant polyurethane paint processing
  • In-house production of EPS (expanded polystyrene) – a key safety material
  • Automated silicone hard coating for face shields
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Innovative Materials

Exceptional standards of safety, quality and performance don’t come from everyday parts and materials. One example is SMK’s EIRT (Energy Impact Resistant Thermoplastic), a formulation designed for added impact protection and improved scratch resistance.