2.5 Million Dollar Expansion to Begin Immediately!
BowTech?s CEO & President John Strasheim announced a $2.5 million expansion
to the corporate facilities located in Eugene,
Construction begins immediately on a 15,000-Sq.-Ft. addition
to the manufacturing building which will house new horizontal machining centers
valued at over $2,000,000.
?The ability to mill our machined components
in-house will have an immediate impact,? stated Strasheim. ?We will be more
effective and more efficient. The increased control, combined with less
reliance on outsourcing, will enable us to respond to dealer needs at a
The second phase involves a 9,500-Sq. Ft. extension and
remodel of the existing BowTech Factory Pro Shop. In addition to 3,800
remodeled Sq. Ft. of retail space, the new pro shop will feature a TechnoHunt?
all-digital interactive archery simulator, a meeting/training center for
upcoming BowTech Dealer Universities,
local archery club meetings, and hunter safety and other specialty classes (GPS
use, etc). The focal point will be a 30-yard indoor range with automatic pop-up
and retractable 3D targets and a second-story loft for elevated shooting.
General Manager, Dewayne Tiller, added ?It is our goal to
have the finest pro shop in the world. Our state-of-the-art expansion will be
another step toward that goal, and will allow us the opportunity to share
proven merchandising and marketing programs with our dealers.?
BowTech manufactures and distributes the world?s finest
compound bows and archery equipment. Founded in 1999, BowTech?s corporate
offices and manufacturing facilities are located on the outskirts of Eugene, Oregon.
Today, BowTech divisions include WaterDog Surface Technologies formed in
December 2003 and Diamond Archery acquired in September 2004.