Polaris Industries Plans For World Domination


SOURCE:  CYCLE WORLD

What do you think about this “monopoly” happening in this market?

February 4, 2013 By

Photographer :  Jeff Allen

Polaris Industries at Long Beach Int'l Motorcycle Show

What is Polaris Industries up to? The Minnesota-based outfit is buying companies across a wide product range: electric-car makers GEM and Goupil Industrie, engineering and prototype firm Swissauto, outdoor-gear-
maker KLIM and even Indian. An all-new Indian powered by a redrawn V-Twin engine is expected from Polaris’ Spirit Lake, Iowa, plant this year. There is also a “strategic partnership” with electric-motorcycle-producer Brammo. Continue reading

POLARIS ACQUIRES KLIM TECHNICAL RIDING GEAR


Addition of KLIM enhances Polaris offerings in the parts, garments and accessories market

THANKS DAVE for the heads up!

MINNEAPOLIS (December 6, 2012) — Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the acquisition of Teton Outfitters, LLC, a privately owned, Rigby, Idaho-based company which designs, develops and distributes KLIM Technical Riding Gear. Calendar year 2012 sales for KLIM are anticipated to approach $30 million. KLIM is an industry leader in technical riding gear. This acquisition adds KLIM to Polaris’ growing parts, garments and accessories (PG&A) business. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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