Polaris Industries Acquires KLIM Technical Riding Gear

With the objective of adding to the offerings in the parts, garments and accessories market, Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) acquired Teton Outfitters, LLC, a privately owned, Rigby, Idaho-based company which designs, develops and distributes KLIM an industry leader in technical riding gear.2012 sales for KLIM are anticipated to approach $30 million. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

“The KLIM acquisition provides yet another growth opportunity for our PG&A business, a key contributor to Polaris’ top-line growth and profitability,” said Steve Eastman, Polaris’ vice president of PG&A. “KLIM is an established leader in the powersports apparel market with a strong track record of providing innovative, premium technical riding gear to a broad range of consumers. Adding an outstanding brand like KLIM, whose strengths complement our existing business, gives us a more complete PG&A product lineup, one which will flourish in the global market. We are excited to welcome KLIM employees into the Polaris family. With our common culture and vision, we believe this will be a mutually beneficial partnership for everyone involved.”

KLIM Technical Riding Gear is a global leader in designing, developing, sourcing and distributing the most advanced powersports apparel for the snowmobile and motorcycle rider. Utilizing the world’s highest technologies in waterproof, breathable, durable and comfortable materials, like GORE-TEX® product.

2 Responses to “Polaris Industries Acquires KLIM Technical Riding Gear”

  1. 1 richard Dec 11th, 2012 at 6:11 pm

    Question…is this stuff made in America?

  2. 2 Rodent Dec 12th, 2012 at 9:57 am

    What’s the difference between technical and non-technical riding gear?

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