The Team Sports division (Wilson Team Sports) of Amer Group Plc is expanding its operations by acquiring Athletic Training Equipment Company Inc. (ATEC), a leading manufacturer of pitching machines for baseball and softball, from Sport Supply Group Inc. Consideration for the acquisition is USD 10.5 million.
ATEC manufactures pitching machines and training equipment for baseball and softball and thus supports Team Sports’ strong market positions in these sports. ATEC’s annual sales are approximately USD 11 million and the company is highly profitable.
The company employs 40 people and is located in Sparks, Nevada.