Smith & Wesson Acquires Battenfeld Technologies

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In a $130.5 million deal, Smith & Wesson Holdings is acquiring shooting accessory company Battenfeld Technologies according to a press release issued this morning. This move will give S&W a huge foot in the accessory market, an area that they have not strongly pursued in the past.

Missouri-based Battenfeld Technologies owns a number of popular brands including:

  • Caldwell
  • Tipton
  • Wheeler Engineering
  • Frankford Arsenal
  • Bog-Pod
  • Golden Rod
  • Lockdown
  • Non-Typical Wildlife Accessories

These companies cover a wide range of firearms accessories including gunsmithing, reloading, cleaning, storage and more.

But, what does this mean for Smith & Wesson…