Recreational/sporting goods

Sportech adding machinery to keep up with demand

February 26, 2014 1:55 pm ET

Sportech Inc. is adding machinery and taking steps to add an innovation center to meet growing demand, according to its CEO Chris Carlson.

Riddell parent sells off Easton brand to focus on football

February 17, 2014 10:09 am ET

The parent company of Rosemont, Ill.-based helmet maker Riddell Inc. sold its baseball and softball business for $330 million, which it plans to plow into its football and action sports brands, the company announced.

New York compounder moving to new location

February 7, 2014 12:41 pm ET

Compounder CRC Polymer Systems Inc. will spend almost $1 million to open a new 27-employee manufacturing site in Sodus, N.Y.

Fire destroys Indiana fiberglass molder

February 5, 2014 1:22 pm ET

A fire at an Indiana fiberglass components plant was still smoldering the afternoon of Feb. 4, three days after it began.

Flambeau claims victory in patent fight

January 17, 2014 10:50 am ET

A Utah federal district court judge has ruled that Flambeau Inc. did not infringe on patent claims filed by Etagz Inc., of Springvale, Utah.

Simona buys Laminations Inc. to increase capacity, product offerings

January 10, 2014 3:20 pm ET

Simona AG's North American unit has expanded its thermoplastic sheet business with the recent acquisition of Laminations Inc.


Igloo Products adding more US jobs

January 6, 2014 4:05 pm ET

Igloo Products Corp. is continuing to build up its U.S. manufacturing and production capacity, adding 250 workers in late 2013 and opening a new warehouse and distribution center in Texas.


Safety guru turns to football helmets

September 26, 2013 3:27 pm ET

One bad tackle was all it took to motivate motorsports safety innovator Bill Simpson to develop a safer football helmet for players of all ages.


It's on! America's Cup "September showdown" under way

September 9, 2013 3:53 pm ET

Defender Oracle Team USA and challenger Emirates Team New Zealand are racing for the America's Cup on San Francisco Bay. Their so-called “September showdown” features two races daily and started Sept. 7.


Despite peeling film, Luna Rosa Challenge wins first America's Cup semifinal race

August 7, 2013 10:32 am ET

Partial peeling of Clysar polyolefin shrink film off the frame of the Luna Rosa Challenge's wing sail hindered but did not stop the Italian team from defeating Artemis Racing of Sweden Aug. 6 in the first semifinal race of the America's Cup...

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