Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollectionsRiddell Bell Holdings Inc
IN THE NEWS

Riddell Bell Holdings Inc

FEATURED ARTICLES
BUSINESS
February 8, 2006 | Claire Hoffman, Times Staff Writer
Two of the nation's largest privately held sports equipment makers said Tuesday that they were combining to form one of the biggest teams on the industry's playing field. Easton Sports Inc. of Van Nuys and Riddell Bell Holdings Inc. will become Easton-Bell Sports Inc. The deal was orchestrated by Easton and New York-based private equity firm Fenway Partners Inc., which controls Riddell. It is being partly funded with money from Canada's Ontario Teachers Pension Fund. Terms were not disclosed.
ARTICLES BY DATE
Advertisement
BUSINESS
January 27, 2007 | Alana Semuels, Times Staff Writer
An icon of Little League fields across America is taking its bat manufacturing business to China, cutting 250 jobs in Van Nuys in the process. Van Nuys-based Easton-Bell Sports Inc., which produced 2 million aluminum bats a year at its 130,000-square-foot plant, is outsourcing its manufacturing operations to "stay one step ahead," Ken Waltrip, Easton's vice president of manufacturing, said in a statement Friday. "We are sad to see this day come."
Los Angeles Times Articles
|