Who invented the Stiga Ping Pong Tables

Stiga ping pong tables are amongst the most popular table tennis table brands. Here is Stiga Table Tennis table information. Stiga ping pong tables are sold in over a hundred countries around the world and used by the world’s best table tennis players. Stiga merchandise is renowned for innovation, design and playability.

Stiga Table Tennis History

Stiga started in 1934 by Stig Hjelmquist in Tranas, Sweden, as an importing and wholesaling business. Stiga started manufacturing table tennis tables in 1944. Since 1944, the Stiga brand has gone through different company ownerships, and is now with Sweden Table Tennis AB.

In 2003, Escalade Inc., a U.S. company expanded its ownership share in Sweden Table Tennis AB to 50 percent from a little more than 37 percent. This allowed Escalade Sports, a manufacturer of many different sports items, to manufacture ping pong table equipment with the Stiga brand name. Currently, they are in a ten-year agreement with the Swedish national table tennis team which runs from the 1 July 2003 until 31 December 2013.

Stiga Table Tennis Brand

Today Stiga Table Tennis Tables are among the most popular ping pong tables available. Stiga is a preferred brand for ping pong tables. Their indoor table tennis tables are extremely durable for every level of play.

Here is some information on select tables.

Stiga Aerotech Ping Pong Table

This is a high quality table tennis table that will last for years. It can easily be folded up, and store away when not in use.

Features include:

  • 1 1/2″ Round Steel Self Opening Legs.
  • 1″ Strut (Steel Tube) and radiused cross brace.
  • 4″ Mag wheel casters, two with brakes
  • 5/8″ black top and desert Platinum chassis.
  • Edgebanding and Striping 2 steel apron.
  • Corner Protection pads.

Stiga Prestige Ping Pong Table

Stiga’s Prestige table tennis table has a durable edge-banded tournament top and a steel support apron for years of play and competition.

Features include:

  • 1 in. Tournament Blue Top
  • Edgebanding And Striping – Professional Grade
  • 2 in. Steel Support Apron For Extra Table Support
  • 2 in. Square, Steel Self-Opening Legs (the table legs automatically open as the table is lowered from the storage position to the playing position)
  • Extra Heavy-Duty Steel Chassis
  • 4 in. Ball-Bearing Wheel Casters
  • Corner Pads For Added Protection, Prevents Snags
  • Includes Tournament Grade Net And Posts
  • Playback And Storage Positions

Stiga Master Ping Pong Table

This is considered a great home table with a solid frame.

Features include:

  • 3/4 in. Tournament Blue Top
  • Edgebanding And Striping-Regulation Style
  • 2 in. Steel Support Apron
  • 1 1/2 in. Square Self-Opening Steel Legs (the table legs automatically open as the table is lowered from the storage position to the playing position)
  • Heavy-Duty Chassis
  • 3 in. Ball-Bearing Casters For Easy Mobility
  • Corner Pads For Added Protection, Prevents Snags
  • Includes 66 in. Net And Posts
  • Playback And Storage Positions

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