LITCHFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kranos Corp., dba Schutt Sports today announced a strategic partnership with an independent equipment reconditioning company, Gridiron Sports Reconditioning, based in Owensboro, Kentucky.
Gridiron Sports will continue to work with its customer base in Kentucky and surrounding areas, while Schutt Sports will take over the reconditioning work.
“Gridiron Sports has a great reputation in the reconditioning business,” said Kip Meyer, General Manager for Schutt Sports. “We’re excited to have them as a partner in our reconditioning business. They have a tremendous history of providing impeccable service to their customers and we’re looking forward to working with them to grow their revenues and customer base.”
Gridiron Sports is licensed by the National Operating Committee for Standards of Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) and is a member of the National Athletic Equipment Reconditioners Association (NAERA). The company has served football teams in Kentucky and the surrounding areas for over ten years. The company is owned by Steve Arnold and his son, Stephen Arnold and Ney Gore.
About Schutt Sports
Schutt Sports is one of the leading manufacturers of protective equipment in the world, including football helmets, shoulder pads, protective apparel and padding, and much more. 36% of the players in the NFL choose to wear Schutt helmets, including 50% of the skill position players in the league.