SOURCE: Escalade, Inc.

February 14, 2007 13:29 ET

Escalade Announces Acquisition of Trophy Ridge

EVANSVILLE, IN -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 14, 2007 --Escalade Sports, a wholly owned subsidiary of Escalade, Inc. (NASDAQ: ESCA), announced that it has purchased substantially all of the assets of Trophy Ridge LLC., a manufacturer and developer of archery accessories. The Trophy Ridge brand enjoys high recognition among bow hunting enthusiasts across the United States. Products include a line of vertical pin bow sights, Drop Zone™ arrow rests, and the Rocket Aerohead™ broadhead line for arrows. Additional product information can be found at www.trophyridge.com.

Jim Allshouse, President of Escalade Sports, stated that, "The Trophy Ridge acquisition is expected to add $4 million in revenues during 2007, but more importantly the Trophy Ridge brand, intellectual properties, and products compliment the Bear Archery® product line of premium bows and accessories giving Escalade Sports a complete line of archery accessories to meet all its customers' needs, whether they be avid bow hunters or just archery hobby enthusiasts. This acquisition is a key component of our strategy to diversify our product lines and distribution channels."

Escalade is a quality manufacturer and marketer of sporting goods and office/graphic arts products sold worldwide. To obtain more information on the Company and its products, visit our website at: www.EscaladeInc.com or contact Terry Frandsen, Vice President and CFO at 812/467-1334 or Daniel Messmer, President and CEO at 812/467-4449.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Terry Frandsen
    Vice President and CFO
    812/467-1334

    Daniel Messmer
    President and CEO
    812/467-4449