Koola Buck, an industry leader in state-of-the-art meat-processing products, announced recently that is has acquired Viper Archery Products. This acquisition adds a number of made-in-America archery products to the Koola Buck portfolio. Examples of Viper Archery Products include Driver Series sights and scopes, Venom sights and Viper stabilizers. The terms of the sale were not disclosed.
For the past 17 years, Viper Archery Products of South Point, Ohio, has been a well-known name in the archery industry for offering premium products in a wide variety of categories. The company manufactures and assembles all of its products in the U.S. Line additions for 2019 currently planned will include broadheads, drop-away arrow rests, quivers and releases.
“Today’s announcement represents a tremendous opportunity to advance and grow the Viper Archery Products company, develop and introduce powerful new products, and bring the company to the forefront of the archery market once again,” said Viper Archery Products President Brad Lockwood. “We are committed to offering the best new and innovative products tailored to meet the specific needs of our customers. This is all backed by our exceptional customer service, excellent distribution channels and tremendous sales and marketing support.”
Of course, with any acquisition, questions about staffing and relocating are always on the minds of employees. Thankfully, the news here appears to be good: The company will be automatous to the Koola Buck brand and operations, and it will remain in its South Point headquarters. Rick Clark, founder of Viper Archery Products, will stay on to oversee the manufacturing, while Brad Lockwood will take on the roles of president and brand manager for Viper Archery Products.
A new website for Viper Archery Products will be completed by ATA 2019. Click here to visit the company’s Facebook page. Representatives of Koola Buck and Viper Archery Products ask those who are attending this year’s ATA Show to please visit the Viper Archery Products booth (#1743).
About Koola Buck
Headquartered in Brookville, Pennsylvania, Koola Buck is a leading designer and manufacturer of portable refrigeration systems, meat hooks, anti-microbial game bags, game-processing videos and the new Hide Ripper deer-skinning machine. For additional information on Koola Buck and its full line of products, call (814) 849-9695 or click here.