Madison, NC (PRWEB) September 25, 2008
Remington Arms Company, Inc. announced today that it has teamed with Fernando Coelho, long involved in the firearms, ammunition, and tactical clothing communities, to enter the rapidly growing market for tactical apparel.
The new company - EOTAC (http://www.eotac.com), will be tapping into decades of experience in the military, law enforcement, and private security sector by both Mr. Coelho and Remington's family of companies, to design and produce, the finest line of tactical and discreet clothing.
"EOTAC's approach to apparel design is to offer a balance between innovation and price point. By merging outdoor industry techniques with tactical user based input and world class materials, EOTAC will offer both traditional tactical clothing and the next generation in tactical clothing," said Fernando Coelho, President of EOTAC.
Based in West Columbia, South Carolina, EOTAC has entered the market with its Operator Grade™ line of apparel. The line focuses on providing purpose-designed solutions to law enforcement, military, private security, and Fire/EMT, looking for purpose-built clothing that covers both tactical and discreet wear.
"On a daily basis, Remington, and our sister companies- Bushmaster and DPMS, interact with operators all over the world when seeking to address their needs with our firearms and ammunition solutions. This constant interaction with the global tactical community, puts us in a position to provide a constant stream of feedback and ideas to EOTAC's design team, leverage our industry expertise and relationships, and support EOTAC in developing and supplying, the finest tactical and discreet clothing available," said E. Scott Blackwell, President of Global Sales and Marketing for Remington.
About Remington Arms Company, Inc.
Remington Arms Company, Inc., headquartered in Madison, NC, designs, produces and sells sporting goods products for the hunting and shooting sports markets, under a family of famous brands including Remington, Marlin, Harrington & Richardson (H&R), New England Firearms, L. C. Smith and Parker, as well as solutions to the military, government and law enforcement markets. Founded in 1816 in upstate New York, the Company is one of the nation's oldest continuously operating manufacturers. Remington is the only U.S. manufacturer of both firearms and ammunition products and is the largest domestic producer of shotguns and rifles. The Company distributes its products throughout the U.S. and in over 55 foreign countries. More information about the Company can be found at http://www.remington.com.
Bushmaster Firearms International, LLC (BFI) is the leading supplier of AR15/M16 type rifles in the United States for Law Enforcement, Public and Private Security and Safety applications, as well as consumer use. Headquartered in Windham, Maine - with additional facilities in Dallas, Georgia and Lake Havasu, Arizona, BFI supplies both Aluminum and advanced Carbon Fiber based rifle platforms in calibers ranging from 5.56mm/.223 to .50BMG, as well as associated accessories, to its US customer base, in addition to Law Enforcement, Security and Military customers in over 50 countries around the world.
DPMS Firearms, LLC is an industry leader in providing quality AR-style rifles, components and accessories. Headquartered in St. Cloud, Minnesota - No other company offers more styles or configurations of AR rifles. DPMS also provides choices for high-power and small-bore shooters by offering several rifles chambered in .204 Ruger, .223 Remington, 5.56x45 NATO, .243 Winchester, .260 Remington, 6.5 Creedmoor, 6.8x43 SPC, 7.62x39, .308 Winchester, .300 Remington SAUM and .338 Federal.
Fernando Coelho: (803) 744-9930