Battenfeld Technologies, Inc., To Acquire PowerTech, Inc.,

Battenfeld Logo BigBattenfeld Technologies, Inc. has recently added another great brand to their team. The company is excited to announce that PowerTech, Inc., a company that designs and manufactures shooting, hunting,  reloading,  gunsmithing  and  gun  cleaning  supplies, will be joining forces with Battenfeld.

Battenfeld  Technologies,  Inc.,  an  industry  leading  manufacturer of  shooting,  hunting,  reloading,  gunsmithing  and  gun  cleaning  supplies,  announced  today  that  it  intends  to acquire the assets of PowerTech, Inc., a leading manufacturer of tactical flashlights, universal LED lights and personal pocket lights designed for military, law enforcement and sporting enthusiasts.

As a licensee of Smith & Wesson, PowerTech, Inc., designs, manufactures, and distributes Smith & Wesson® branded lighting products to retailers, wholesalers and consumers around the world. The Smith & Wesson® flashlight line was created with military, law enforcement, hunting and other sporting  enthusiasts in mind. Over time, the product line has expanded to include a number of additional products for every day carry and casual use. The strategic relationship with  Smith  &  Wesson, combined with over 15 years of experience serving the military, law enforcement, and consumer sporting goods markets, have helped PowerTech, Inc., become an industry leading manufacturer of quality lighting products.

Battenfeld President, Jim  Gianladis, said,  "We are excited about entering the tactical lighting category  by adding PowerTech, Inc.,  to the Battenfeld Technologies family of brands. PowerTech's owners,  Danny
Holmes and Barbara Gross, and their team have done an excellent job successfully establishing
and growing PowerTech in the portable lighting category. We believe that foundation, combined with our  ability to bring high quality, innovative products to the market, provide us with an exciting opportunity to further grow and expand the product line."

Danny Holmes, said, "We are proud that our products have become a leading brand in the portable lighting industry,  a success  that  we  owe  to  product  innovation, strategic  relationships, and  our  loyal  customer base. We look forward to watching the Battenfeld Technologies team taking PowerTech, Inc., to its next level of  success  with  new  product  developments and  a  continuation  of  the  exceptional  service  and  support  that our customers have enjoyed."

Battenfeld  Technologies  plans  to  locate  PowerTech  operations  in  its  Columbia,  Missouri  facility,  effectiveupon completion of the acquisition, with no expected impact on deliveries of PowerTech, Inc., products.

About Battenfeld Technologies, Inc.
Based in Columbia, Missouri, and owned by Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation, Battenfeld Technologies develops and sells  shooting,  reloading,  gunsmithing,  and  gun  cleaning  supplies under  several  popular,  premium  brands,  including innovative, top quality products under Battenfeld Technologies, Inc., including: Caldwell® Shooting Supplies; Wheeler® Engineering; Tipton®  Gun  Cleaning  Supplies; Frankford  Arsenal®  Reloading  Tools; Lockdown® Vault  Accessories; and Hooyman® Premium Tree Saws.

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For more information about Battenfeld Technologies, Inc. products, visit www.BTIbrands.com or call 573-445-9200.