Norwegian born C.A. Lund founded Northland Ski Manufacturing Company in St. Paul, MN. Lund began producing skis, toboggans, snowshoes and hockey sticks shortly after Lund’s arrival from Norway.
Christian A. Lund had been doing business under the name of C. A. Lund Company since 1927 in Hastings, MN manufacturing wooden skis, hockey sticks, and toboggans. Lund also sold wholesale to department stores and ski clubs with their own ski labels. Lund opened a second ski manufacturing plant in Laconia, NH in 1938.