BEAVERTON, Ore. –-(Ammoland.com)- Leupold & Stevens, Inc. was named 2012 Optics Manufacturer of the Year by the National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW) Nov. 8 at its annual expo and meeting.
A new award category for the NASGW last year, this is Leupold’s second-consecutive Optics Manufacturer of the Year award.
Candidates were evaluated by the wholesaler members on four key criteria: distribution policy; marketing, sales and promotion; logistics and operations; and NASGW and industry support. This comprehensive assessment of manufacturer performance was designed to provide a balanced appraisal that truly recognizes the best of the best according to NASGW distributor members.
“We are honored to repeat as NASGW’s Optics Manufacturer of the Year award,” said Kevin Trepa, vice president of global sales and business development for Leupold & Stevens, Inc. “We believe our relationships with distributors are extremely important. We’re glad that they have recognized our efforts to support and serve their needs.”
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Leupold & Stevens, Inc., the preeminent American-owned optics company, employs hundreds of people in its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility near Beaverton, Ore. Family owned and operated, Leupold offers products that are sold worldwide to hunters, competitive shooters, American military warfighters, law enforcement personnel and wildlife observers. The product line includes rifle, handgun and spotting scopes; binoculars; rangefinders; trail cameras; mounting systems; and optical tools and accessories.
Leupold & Stevens, Inc., P.O. Box 688, Beaverton, OR 97075-0688, U.S.A.
Phone: (800) LEUPOLD or (503) 526-1400 • Fax: (503) 352-7621 • www.leupold.com