January 25, 2011
For Immediate Release:
Technologies (UST) of Monroe,
Washington, has just announced the sale of its
Recreation/Commercial Division to Revere Supply Co, Inc. of
Florida. The acquisition of the
division will give UST the opportunity to solely focus on their military and
law enforcement sales channels, with capital to expand current research and
development initiatives in body armor, CBRNE defense, tactical gear and
includes the assets of UST’s line of personal safety and survival tools,
including patented all-weather fire starting systems, targetable and
unbreakable signal mirrors, a premium outdoor saw, a low profile whistle, an
ultralight emergency stove, and kits in which the tools are combined.
Revere Supply has acquired all outdoor recreation sales channels.
UST will be rebranding itself to further define its service to the
military and law enforcement marketplace, and will be retaining sales of the
survival tools to these customers.
“We are very excited about what this means for our customers,” said Chris Venti, President and CEO of UST.
is a well-established company with a great track record for customer service
and a vast history in the survival and recreation industries.
This transition will put us in an even stronger position to continue
to innovate for and focus on our military and government customers."
Andrew Kaufmann said this about the purchase:
is focused on growing our business in the outdoor, aviation and leisure
marine markets. We see the
purchase of UST’s Recreational Division as a key acquisition that will help
us to achieve this goal.”
About Ultimate Survival Technologies:
Ultimate Survival Technologies is a manufacturer of proprietary survival,
rescue, life support, and disaster preparedness equipment and survival
tools. Core technologies include chemical, biological, radiological,
nuclear, and high-yield explosive (CBRNE) defense; anti-ballistic and
impenetrable barriers; load bearing and rescue/extraction vests, mobility
systems, and survival equipment and tools.
tactical and survival vests which
use the patented SnapTrack™ modular attachment system, a deployable
CBRNE decontamination processing
system called the Contaminant Air Processing System™ (CAPS™), lightweight ARM-R
Flex™ body armor,
moldable ARM-R™ Panels for
vehicles, and a reconfigurable, collapsible, and virtually indestructible
shipping crate called the
Advanced Reconfigurable Container™ (ARC™).
About Revere Supply Co. Inc.:
Revere Survival Products, has been an exclusively family-owned company
beginning in 1936, now celebrating 75 years in the survival products
business. The company has routinely been honored a vast number of awards and
honors for their life-saving supplies and equipment.
Revere’s distributor base can be found in over 20
states -- as well as countries in Europe, South America, the Caribbean and Asia.
For more information about the purchase or for other questions about the
company, please send an email to
To learn more about Revere,
please go to www.reveresurvival.com.