Posts tagged as black diamond

  • Monday, July 8th 2013

    Black Diamond re-organizes European distribution

    by Markus Huber

    Black Diamond, the manufacturer of climbing and outdoor gear from Salt Lake City, Utah, has appointed a couple of new sales agencies and representatives for various countries. In part, the team has been expanded to make a statement in the apparel business, a sector in which Black Diamond is a newcomer. As a result, BD […]

  • Friday, February 15th 2013

    Black Diamond grew at double digits in 2012

    by Markus Huber

    Black Diamond, Inc., marketer of brands like Black Diamond, Gregory, POC and Pieps, expects to report record sales for its financial year 2012 based on preliminary unaudited information. At this point, Black Diamond estimates its total sales for the fourth quarter to have been up by 33 percent to $48.8 million compared with the last […]

  • Sunday, November 4th 2012

    New Chinese ski plant for Black Diamond


    A few days after an announcement by Jarden Corporation, parent company of K2 and Völkl, of its new $40 million investment in ski manufacturing, Black Diamond reported the start-up of a new state-of-the-art ski manufacturing plant in Zhuhai, China. The 43,000-square-foot factory has started by producing samples of Black Diamond’s 2013/14 ski collection for its salesmen. […]

  • Monday, September 24th 2012

    Black Diamond buys Pieps


    Black Diamond Inc. has agreed to buy Pieps, an Austrian brand of alpine safety equipment, at a price of €8.0 million in cash. The deal also calls for the American company to assume debts worth €2.1 million, and to make extra payments of up to €2.3 million if Pieps reaches specific sales targets by the […]

  • Wednesday, July 11th 2012

    Black Diamond’s chief challenges Utah’s government over public land


    Peter Metcalf, chief executive of Black Diamond, has resigned from the Utah Ski and Snowboard Industry working group over legislation proposed by Utah’s governor, Gary Herbert, that would transfer ownership of public lands from the federal government to the state. He argued that the governor’s proposal would be detrimental to the outdoor sector, ignoring its […]

  • Thursday, June 7th 2012

    Black Diamond agrees to buy Poc Sweden


    Black Diamond has reached an agreement to take over Poc Sweden, the maker of protective gear for ski and action sports enthusiasts, which has grown rapidly in the last years with its distinctive and award-winning design. Established only eight years ago, the Swedish company continued to expand in the fiscal year until the end of […]