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    BowTech acquires Excaliber Crossbows

    Announced this morning, BowTech acquires Excaliber Crossbows.

    BOWTECH
    Acquires Crossbow
    Manufacturer Excalibur
    Crossbow Inc.
    Partnership
    aligns leading archery brands an
    d
    creates
    the industry’s broadest
    product and service offering
    Eugene,
    Oregon
    and Kitchener, Ontario,
    Canada

    January 6
    , 2014

    BOWTECH, a leading archery
    products
    manufacturer, announced today that it has acquired Excalibur Crossbow
    , Inc.
    , a leading crossb
    ow manufacturer.
    Excalibur’s expertise
    , quality
    and innovation in crossbows and archery accessories
    segments align
    perfectly with
    BOWTECH’s leadership position in the
    compound
    bow
    category
    .
    The highly strategic acquisition allows
    BOWTECH to provide the i
    ndustry’s broadest assortment of high quality brands and products to customers.
    .
    “BOWTECH
    brings the most innovative design and technology to the
    compound
    bow category
    .
    Excalibur
    shares
    these values and their
    crossbow
    s are
    the finest
    on the market.
    Excalibur is a perfect addition to our company’s
    product
    and brand
    portfolio
    ,
    ” s
    aid
    Ron Johnson, CEO
    of
    BOWTECH.
    Further Johnson add
    ed,

    By bringing these companies together we will be better positioned to offer our
    customers
    and consumers more comprehens
    ive and innovative archery product s
    olutions
    and service
    s
    .
    We plan to continue
    operating both companies
    while sharing and leveraging our significant expertise, industry know
    -
    how
    ,
    and talented
    employees
    .”
    “We could not have asked for a better partner to
    as
    sist us in
    tak
    ing
    the
    Excalibur products and brand
    to the next
    level,” said
    Rob
    Dykeman
    , President
    Excalibur Crossbow
    . “
    BOWTECH’s
    commitment to innovation and
    meeting
    consumer needs
    aligns with the vision we have always had for
    Excalibur
    .
    Both companies sh
    are very strong
    reputations
    and position
    s
    in the marke
    t, and combining both companies
    will be a
    great
    benefit to
    both
    product lines
    and
    brand
    s
    going forward.
    Excalibur is very excited about the future possibilities.

    About BOWTECH
    www.bowtecharchery.com
    BOWTECH manufactures and distributes the world’s finest compound bows and archery equipment. Founded in
    1999, BOWTECH’s corporate offices and manufacturing facilities are located in Eugene, Oregon. With
    a
    worldwide distribution network, Bowtech’s family of brands include: BOWTECH, Diamond, Octane,
    and
    Stryker.
    About Excalibur Crossbow, Inc.
    www.excaliburcrossbow.com
    Excalibur Crossbow
    manufactures and di
    stributes
    efficient, reliable, and accurate hunting
    recurve crossbow
    s
    and
    other
    archery accessories. Founded in 1983,
    Excalibur Crossbow offices and manufacturing facilities are located in
    Kitchener,
    Ontario, Canada
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    so does this mean they will be making stryker and excalibur or are they gonna combine them into one division? We sell the stryker crossbows in the shop I work at part time and they are pretty decent crossbows if you're into crossbows.

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    I released what they released, I cannot say anything further than that. More to follow I'm sure
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    interesting... sounds like a good move by two good companies.
    Just shooting Hoyt until I can sell them and get Mathews...

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    Thanks Jon for the good, timely information without drama.

    Can't wait to see what come together for them.

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    great acquisition that's for sure. thanks for the update Jon.
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