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TRU-SPEC and 5ive Star Gear 2020 Vision: Plan For The New Year And Beyond

Tuesday, January 21st, 2020

Manufacturer to Unveil New Items to Favorite Apparel Lines

Marietta, GA – Jan. 20, 2020 – TRU-SPEC®, one of the leading suppliers of uniforms and personal equipment to the military, law enforcement and public safety markets, has announced that they will be unveiling several new products at their booth (#10970) at SHOT Show 2020, in Las Vegas, NV.  

TRU-SPEC® has a long history in the market that dates back to 1950. Originally founded by Jack Zaglin as Atlanta Army Navy in Atlanta, Georgia, they have grown into the company they are today- thanks to all their loyal customers. “We take great pride in that we are still a Zaglin family owned business,” says Darrel Jacks, Vice President of Sales & Marketing.

TRU-SPEC® is evolving to meet the demands of their rapidly changing marketplace. In the coming year, these much-needed changes will take place. They will be introducing modern, updated designs that utilize cutting edge materials. They have teamed with some innovative partners and will be debuting new groundbreaking technologies. They are rebuilding their infrastructure to ensure they have a solid foundation for this next chapter in their company’s long history. TRU-SPEC® is changing their ways to be aggressive and responsive in the marketplace.

Their new motto says it all!  “We are not your Granddad’s BDU company anymore.”

Stop by SHOT Show booth #10970 and see the new products!


Savage Arms Signs Scott Satterlee to Precision Rifle Team

Saturday, January 18th, 2020

WESTFIELD, Massachusetts – January 15, 2020 – Savage Arms, makers of the most reliably accurate long-range production rifles in the United States, is proud to announce a new addition to its shooting team. Veteran Precision Rifle Series shooter Scott Satterlee will join Savage, shooting production class with the 110 Elite Precision.

“Master Sergeant Satterlee brings a wealth of experience to Team Savage,” said Beth Shimanski, Director of Marketing for Savage Arms. “He served 26 years in United States Army Special Operations Command and was deployed on multiple combat tours including Panama, Afghanistan, Iraq, and the Philippines. Now he’s sharing his expertise with everyone. We are excited to watch Scott compete this season in the PRS Production class with the new 110 Elite Precision rifle”

“I’m super excited to be working with Savage on their new Model 110 Elite Precision, which is a purpose built, race ready, competition rifle,” Satterlee said. “Savage Arms has always had one of the most modular and versatile platforms available at any price. The modularity and functionality of the new 110 Elite Precision platform will allow me to go from a .223 trainer to a 6mm Creedmoor competition match rifle to a medium weight long range hunting rifle, and with only a few tools.”

Satterlee took 24th overall in 2019’s PRS standings, and 17th over all in the NRL. In addition, he won 3 separate matches. Satterlee is an ideal brand ambassador for Savage Arms. He will serve as the Director of Match Operations for the National Rifle League and the Director of the International Precision Rifle Federation in 2020. In addition to his administrative roles, Satterlee will compete in PRS events with his 110 Elite Precision.

Saterlee will also be taking his shooting expertise on the road. He’ll compete in international matches and hold clinics in Limpopo, Johannesburg and Capetown, South Africa. After, Satterlee will head to the north to hold clinics and compete in Scotland and Ireland.

Remington Announces Sponsorship of Season 2 of WILDCraft on Amazon Prime

Saturday, January 18th, 2020

Columbia, SC, January 17, 2020 – WILDCraft Entertainment is excited to announce that Remington Arms Company, LLC. has signed on as the firearms and ammunition sponsor for Season Two of their Amazon Prime hunting adventure series. Remington joins Land Rover and BF Goodrich in sponsoring this eight-episode, reality based production, WILDCraft: Texas Overland Adventure.

Following on the heels of a very successful Season One —WILDCraft: South Africa, on Season Two, cast members Ron Spomer, Luke Hartle, Richard Mann, and African professional hunter Geoffrey Wayland, will hunt in West Texas along the Davis Mountain Range with Backcounty Hunts for free-range Aoudad. Viewers will get a realistic look at hunting as the cast overlands across the rugged terrain of West Texas, hunting from and living out of brand new Land Rover Defenders. This eight episode series will be available on demand for streaming, direct from Amazon Prime instant Video in early fall of 2020.

Remington Arms Company, LLC, (“Remington”) designs, produces and sells sporting goods for the hunting and shooting sports markets, as well as solutions to the military, government and law enforcement markets. Founded in 1816 in upstate New York, the Company is the nation’s oldest continuously operating manufacturer of the same product and continues to manufacture in its original plant located in Ilion, NY.

Christian Hogg, Director of Marketing at Remington Arms Co. LLC, said, “Remington is stoked to have the opportunity to team with WILDCraft, which is a series that captures the true essence of hunting. This series will allow Remington firearms to be showcased in a challenging environment where they thrive. WILDCraft Entertainment represents the evolution of hunting television and as a hunter’s best companion, Remington had to be a part of it.”

WILDCraft Season 2 is currently in the pre-production stages and sponsorship/partnering opportunities are currently available. WILDCraft Entertainment’s Season One, WILDCraft: South Africa is available streaming direct from Amazon Prime Instant video.


Down East Innovation Appoints Hudson Supplies Inc as Exclusive International Distributor for the 3DSR Buckle and FASTmag

Saturday, January 18th, 2020

Down East Innovation has appointed Hudson Supplies Inc as the exclusive international distributor for the 3DSR® buckle and FASTmag® magazine carrier

Hudson Supplies is an International stocking Master Distributor delivering worldwide and easy to work with: NO MOQ, you can buy as low as 1 pc, stock all colors and style of FASTmags® and 3DSR®  Buckles.


To participate in this year SHOTshow 2020 HUDSON patch swap, please stop at Booth 10579, Level 2


ZEV Technologies – WHO WE ARE

Friday, January 17th, 2020

For the past 15 years, ZEV Technologies has continually driven the firearms market. Looking back at our foundation and where we are today, it’s clear to see that in 2020 and beyond, innovation is WHO WE ARE.

Join us this year at Shot Show, booth # 20463 and let us show you excellence in firearms manufacturing.

LionHeart Alliance Expands Sales Force

Friday, January 17th, 2020

Virginia Beach, VA – LionHeart Alliance, a full-service gear provider for Law Enforcement and Military is expanding its operations.  LionHeart recently increased its list of GSA products and made a couple of key hires. They added positions in its contracting department and hired Brian Montgomery as National Sales Director.

LionHeart Vice President Dan Cowan commented: “We were fortunate to make the additions to our staff and anticipate expanding our product lines this year.  Montgomery brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our company from his time in Law Enforcement in the Northwest as well as his experience with some of the industry’s top brands.”

“LionHeart has developed some unique, key products for several Federal agencies in addition to fulfilling their traditional gear needs and will continue to find new and innovative ways to make our nation’s Law Enforcement Officers safer and more effective.”

LionHeart Alliance is an innovative small business that pushes the boundaries, Forging Custom Solutions, with cutting edge tactical equipment and services For Those In The Fight. With an ever-expanding portfolio of the latest tactical and operational equipment, we can assist in shaping your unit’s equipment requirements by providing only those products with a proven record on the battlefield or the streets. Our streamlined procurement methods provide an effective and efficient means to procuring all your equipment requirements from a sole source thus allowing focus to shift to more pressing operational demands.



Aaron Cowan Joins Sons of Liberty Gun Works As Pro Staff

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

San Antonio, Texas JAN 2020 – Sons of Liberty Gunworks, a superior manufacture of high quality, hard-use, direct impingement firearms, is pleased to announce the addition of Aaron Cowan of Sage Dynamics to our professional staff.

Aaron Cowan began his career in the United States Army (11M) in 1999, serving seven years in the infantry. After leaving active duty, Aaron worked as a private security contractor both CONUS and OCONUS; conducting convoy security, close protection details, static security and relief security during natural disasters.

In addition to his military career, Aaron served over ten years in law enforcement, at both the Federal and State levels, in a uniform and plain clothes assignments. Aaron served as a SWAT/SRT member, Sniper section member, Deputy SRT commander, Field Training officer and training coordinator.

Aaron is one of the most accomplished firearms and tactics trainers in the US and has developed several POI’s / SOP for this nation’s leading law enforcement agencies. “Sons of Liberty Gun Works strives to manufacture a tool that exceeds the harsh demands our customers endure. Aaron’s extensive overall experience makes him a great resource for our customer base.” Said Mike Mihalski of SOLGW. “SOLGW, and our customers will benefit tremendously from Aaron’s involvement in new product testing and development, in addition to demonstrating our products to prospective customers.”

For more information:

Aaron Cowan / Sage Dynamics www.sagedynamics.org

Sons of Liberty Gunworks: sonsoflibertygw.com

PR / Sales Contact: William@sonsoflibertygw.com


Ehmke MFG/High Ground Announces Promotions In Their Leadership Team for 2020

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

Ehmke Manufacturing Company, Inc. (Philadelphia, PA.) announces the promotion effective immediately of the following Team Members to help implement new business and sales strategies to lead Ehmke into 2020.


Glenn Aust will assume the role of President of Ehmke.  The role was previously vacant after the retirement of Louis Verna, Jr.in 2001.  Mr. Aust is responsible for the daily performance of the organization directly managing the engineering, operations, quality and sales groups.  He will report to Bob Rosania, CEO & Owner.  Mr. Aust joined Ehmke in 2004 as a design engineer and has since risen through the organization assuming roles of greater responsibility; including, Director of Engineering and VP of Engineering. CEO Bob Rosania comments, “Glenn helps solidify our leadership team.  Over the last 16 years, just about every critical project or major customer Glenn played an important role. His textile experience and knowledge of our company’s personnel and processes make him the ideal President to lead Ehmke into the 2020’s.”  Mr. Aust, who holds a number of LEAN Enterprise certifications, adds, “A banner over our production floor reads ‘OUR TROOPS DESERVE OUR BEST’. My mission is to make sure the company lives up to that promise. I am honored and excited to have the opportunity to work with such an exceptional team here at Ehmke, a leader in the military and commercial textile manufacturing industry where we are able support, design, manufacture and deliver a diverse offering of quality Made in the USA products; especially to our Armed forces.”


Mike Runella is promoted to Executive Vice President, Tactical Systems (High Ground Gear).  Mr. Runella previously served as Director of Development, Tactical Systems (High Ground Gear).  He brings over 13 years of tactical gear experience in Nylon and armor to the newly created position. Mr. Runella spent 6 years serving his country at home and abroad in the US. Coast Guard and Federal Government as a member of the Special Operations community earning a number of citations. He holds a BBA and PMBA from the University of Phoenix. CEO Rosania comments on his promotion, “Mike’s work ethic is unmatched developing, designing, promoting and selling High Ground gear. He brings a wealth of practical experience from his service in the Spec-Ops community and industry to ensure our warfighters are receiving the most effective gear to complete their missions.  In his new position, he will work with other members of the Leadership Team to plot our pathway forward.” Mr. Runella added, “I am looking forward to 2020 and beyond for not only the High Ground brand but the opportunity with Ehmke Manufacturing in new arenas that we have never engaged in as an organization. We at Ehmke/High Ground have a unique advantage being one of the very few manufactures with a broad range of in-house capabilities ranging from tactical nylon and armor solutions to commercial textiles manufacturing all under the same roof. I’m excited and eager to introduce a number of tactical edge leading High Ground products over the next year.”

Daniel Nguyen is promoted to Director of Engineering filling a position previously held by newly named President Glenn Aust. Mr. Nguyen is a graduate of Temple University earning a BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering. CEO Rosania could not be happier with Mr. Nguyen’s ascension in the company, “Daniel is a true Ehmke success story. Starting as a college engineering intern seven (7) years ago, he has risen in the organization through hard work and sheer determination. He lends a keen design eye that helps sort through many of our challenging design projects”.  Mr. Nguyen is also looking towards the future, “I’m pumped for 2020 at Ehmke because of the new opportunities to learn, grow, and reach higher for our company goals. It’s been a fantastic 7 years and I look forward to helping lead Ehmke for many more”. His previous positions at Ehmke include Design Engineer and Quality Engineer.  He will report to President Glenn Aust.

For more information about the company, go to www.ehmkemanufacturing.com and www.highgroundgear.com.