Valken Inc. is pleased to announce that it has acquired SLY Equipment.
Effective immediately, Valken will be manufacturing, selling and distributing the entire line of Sly Equipment which includes the Profit and Annex goggle systems, the PRO-MERC S-12 lineup of softgoods, protective gear and luggage; and the Pro-Merc Carbon Fiber barrel systems.
Products currently in development include a new line of high-end SLY branded Goggles and TRAINING protective gear along with a new gun and loader that are due out later this year. Annex will see the release of a mid level goggle system and also full head coverage.
Gino Postorivo, President and CEO of Valken said, “We are excited and proud to add SLY to our expanding line of manufactured products. Sly’s innovation, quality and popularity throughout the paintball industry will provide a more diverse opportunity for Valken, and the players, alike.” “Ken Anderson and his team will staying on as consultants and will be spearheading the SLY Division”, added Postorivo.
Ken Anderson, President of SLY LLC said. “A lot of companies chose to downsize and cut back on investment during the recession. We did the opposite and pushed ahead aggressively thinking that if we continue to put great products in front of our customers, they would continue to support us. We also realized very quickly that we needed to find the best way to distribute our products, and Valken opened the door for us.
Ken Anderson, his new role as Valken’s New Product Specialist said “The acquisition of SLY Equipment by Valken opens up more avenues for rapid development, vast distribution and integrated marketing and we’re glad to be part of the Valken team.” We have a lot of great new products in the works!”
As an added value for their customers, Valken can now combine shipments of paint, goggles, plastics, loaders and soft-goods at their Hong Kong facility, making for more-timely and less expensive worldwide distribution of these items
Valken Sports is a sales, service, manufacturer and distribution company dedicated to serving specific sports communities that has coupled exceptional service with competitive, quality sporting goods. Valken Sports was created to break the stranglehold that mainstream companies had on their dealers. To join the expanding family of fields that have already made the switch to SLY goggles, email Debbie@valken.com Valken is the manufacturer and exclusive distributor of SLY Profit and Annex goggle systems. For more information on how to become a part of the Valken Network, and have access to over 50 brands of paintball and hundreds of airsoft products
or for SLY product ordering or questions, current and new customers should contact their Sales Representative or call Valken at 1 866-97VALKEN or visit www.valken.com