Altus Brands Honored as One of the 2013 “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch”
Altus Brands, LLC has been recognized as one of the 2013 “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch,” an awards program sponsored by the Edward Lowe Foundation and presented by Michigan Celebrates Small Business.
Altus Brands will be honored at an awards ceremony during the ninth annual Michigan Celebrates Small Business event, May 2, 2013 in Lansing, Mich.
Based in Michigan since 2008, Altus Brands works with small to mid-sized companies in the hunting, fishing, shooting and outdoor recreation space to unlock their potential for growth through partnerships and acquisitions. The company has acquired and developed twelve brands in the hunting, fishing, shooting and outdoor recreation space, including Cass Creek Outdoors, Extreme Dimension Wildlife Calls, Pro Ears hearing protection, Benchmaster Shooting Products, Bughat, Woodland Whisper, Harmon Scents, Heart Stopper Lures and Pro Hood.
“This recognition means a lot to us,” stated President, Gary Lemanski. “We truly owe this honor to our dedicated employees and loyal customers who helped Altus Brands grow to become a leading company in the state of Michigan.”
Companies making it to the “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch” list are a remarkable group of second-stage companies. Defined as having 6 to 99 full-time-equivalent employees and generating $750,000 to $50 million in annual revenue or working capital from investors or grants, these companies form the backbone of Michigan’s economy. Representing all regions of the state and a diverse range of industries, companies like Altus Brands is known for their exceptional entrepreneurial leadership, creation of innovation or use of innovation in creative ways, and their sustainable competitive advantage.
Winners were selected by Michigan-based judges from the banking, economic development, entrepreneurship development, industrial and venture capital communities.
Michigan 50 Companies to Watch is presented by Michigan Celebrates Small Business.
Founding underwriters are the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, PNC Bank, Michigan Certified Development Corporation, Accident Fund Insurance Company of America and Dynamic Edge, Inc.
Contributing Underwriters are DTE Energy Foundation, Comcast Business Class, Michigan Credit Union League & Affiliates, Rehmann, Varnum Attorneys at Law, Consumers Energy, Comcast Spotlight and AARP.
Michigan Celebrates Small Business was founded by the Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center, Michigan Economic Development Corporation, U.S. Small Business Administration, Small Business Association of Michigan, Greater Lansing Business Monthly and Edward Lowe Foundation.
Information about next year’s Michigan 50 Companies to Watch program can be found at www.Michigan.CompaniesToWatch.org. For information about Michigan Celebrates Small Business, visit www.MichiganCelebrates.biz.
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From: Sue Bookhout: SueBMedia.com