Klip America now Epic Sports International
SAN DIEGO — Epic Sports International, Inc., a global sports brand management firm, today announced the official renaming of Klip America, Inc., the worldwide licensee for Völkl Tennis and Boris Becker Tennis.
“Coupled with the launch of new, premium technology product next year, the Völkl brand is on track to becoming the # 5 premium tennis brand in the U.S. in 2011.”
In addition, Epic has announced a new long-term, global logistics deal with Samsung C&T America, Inc. (SCTA), a global trading and investment firm. As a result of the deal, SCTA will be responsible for all domestic ‘pick and pack’ functions and logistics management between Epic’s Far East suppliers and the firm’s global distribution networks.
Moreover, the firm has signed new, global distribution partnerships across Europe and Asia for Völkl Tennis products. The new deals include Mint Apparel in the UK; Limited Sports in Germany, Switzerland and Austria; Zero To Zero in the Netherlands; and Kawasaki in China.
“Our new Samsung partnership provides us with the expertise and resources of a proven, global business leader to efficiently service our growing number of distribution channels worldwide,” said Brian Dillman, vice president and general manager of Epic Sports International. “In addition to company-wide growth and expansion initiatives, the Völkl brand has enjoyed high-level consumer visibility with a U.S. Open mixed doubles win by #1 WTA doubles player Liezel Huber, and Völkl spokesperson,” continued Dillman. “Coupled with the launch of new, premium technology product next year, the Völkl brand is on track to becoming the # 5 premium tennis brand in the U.S. in 2011.”
ABOUT EPIC SPORTS INTERNATIONAL, INC.
Epic Sports International, Inc., a subsidiary of Amincor, Inc., is a global sports brand management firm and the worldwide licensee for Völkl and Boris Becker Tennis. Products for Völkl and Boris Becker Tennis are available throughout the world in more than 30 countries.
Völkl has been manufacturing tennis rackets for nearly 40 years. Founded on German high tech engineering, Völkl products consistently earn top awards for technology and playability. Völkl tennis products include high performance tennis rackets, strings, bags, grips and other equipment.
A six-time Grand Slam champion, Boris Becker founded his own brand of premium tennis products and apparel in 2003. Epic Sports International, Inc. creates, promotes and sells Boris Becker branded products worldwide.
For more information about Völkl Tennis, please visit volkl-tennis.com or join us on Facebook. For Boris Becker Tennis, please visit borisbecker.com or join us on Facebook.
Samsung C&T America, Inc. (SCTA) is a global trading and investment company that functions as an independent American subsidiary of the Korean conglomerate Samsung C&T Corporation, one of the Samsung Group companies. SCTA is divided into three modes of operation: international commodities trading, product marketing and distribution, and new business development. In trade, SCTA specializes in a variety of commodities such as chemicals and steel. SCTA’s strength lies in its expertise in dealing with foreign markets. Sharing Samsung C&T Corp.’s international network spanning 82 offices in 55 countries, SCTA is able to operate both as a major trading intermediary and as a conduit for an immense volume of information. For more information, please visit samsungcntamerica.com.
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