Athens Archery is Acquired by Athens Outdoors

New York-based Athens Outdoors has purchased Indiana-based Athens Archery and plans to expand the brand.

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Athens ArcheryAthens Outdoors based in Rochester, New York, is excited to announce that it has completed the acquisition of Athens Archery, which is headquartered in Rochester, Indiana. Athens Archery founded in 2009, has been a leading provider of high-quality compound bows. They bring to the market tremendous customer service coupled with an excited, motivated customer base. Athens Outdoors will be taking this reputation in the outdoor space to the next level and continue to grow and expand the brand.

Lyntech Engineering will continue to provide the high-quality manufacturing of Athens Archery bows. Jim Klossner, co-founder of Athens Outdoors, had this to say: “Continuing to partner with Lyntech Manufacturing allows us to remain focused on our customers and grow the brand and penetrate further into the outdoor space. We are excited to be able to take Athens to the next level and remain committed to offering the best compound bow in the market along with world-class customer service and commitment to our customers.”

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From left to right, new owners Jim and Tracie Klossner, with former owners Amanda and Jason Hudkins.

Athens Outdoors Co-founder Tracie Klossner added: “The one word that comes to mind is ‘passion’.  I see passion not only for the Athens brand, but the family feeling that Athens archers have with each other. We are going to take that passion and use it to expand and share that excitement with the rest of the outdoor world.”

Jason and Amanda Hudkins, former owners of Athens Archery and current owners of Lyntech Engineering commented, “We are very excited about the future of Athens Archery and could not be happier with our choice for the new owners. We feel that Jim and Tracie are exactly the right people to bring Athens Archery to the next level.”

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About Athens Outdoors

Jim Klossner comes to Athens Outdoors with years of archery experience. He was the VP of Operations at The Outdoor Group at its inception. Jim is an avid hunter and during the off season, he is active in 3-D archery. Tracie Klossner has more than 25 years of Supply Chain and Strategic Sourcing Management experience. She is a proud military veteran having served in the United States Air Force.

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Check out the video below to learn how Athens Archery was born from the automotive industry.