March 05, 2014 08:00 ET

FELLFAB® Strategic Alliance with Granite Gear, LLC

HAMILTON, ONTARIO and TWO HARBORS, MINNESOTA--(Marketwired - March 5, 2014) - FELLFAB® President Eric Taylor and Granite Gear, LLC CEO Bryan Kinsley jointly announce that a strategic alliance has been set in place between the two companies. Granite Gear, LLC has granted FELLFAB® the sole licence to make, manufacture and sell their Load Carriage Systems in Canada. These products will be jointly designed and developed by both companies for Canadian Military applications and the tactical class of trade in Canada by means of sharing technologies. Within the agreement, FELLFAB® has been appointed the exclusive representative and dealer for Granite Gear, LLC in Canada. By combining FELLFAB®'s manufacturing scale, engineering excellence and project management expertise with Granite Gear's award winning, cutting-edge excellence in design and construction of backpacks and tactical equipment, the parties believe that they can offer the customer a high quality, Canadian made product to meet their evolving equipment needs, on a scale not previously possible.


FELLFAB® is a 60 year old privately owned company headquartered in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The company also operates two US manufacturing facilities in Atlanta, Georgia and Fort Worth, Texas. FELLFAB® provides its customers with a variety of engineered textiles solutions to the Military, Transportation and Industrial markets. The company manufactures a vast assortment of load carriage and specialty tactical equipment, interior airline and rail textile products including seating and carpeting and a multitude of textile Industrial products. For more information about FELLFAB® please visit: www.fellfab.com.

About Granite Gear

For 27 independent years, Granite Gear has brought cutting-edge products to the outdoor marketplace. Their award-winning backpacks and tactical gear, extensive variety of storage sacks, lifestyle accessories, dog products and canoe gear offer excellence in design and construction. Granite Gear's desire is for all outdoor enthusiasts and travelers to experience the incredible durability and comfort of their products. Located in Northern Minnesota, just minutes from the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and the Superior Hiking Trail, they have a rugged and beautiful testing ground for their products.

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