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Is Schutt Sports still in business?

Is Schutt Sports still in business?

Schutt will continue operating under new ownership after Innovatus Capital Partners LLC acquired the assets through a foreclosure sale earlier this month for an undisclosed price, according to Ravi Bhagavatula, a partner of Innovatus. β€œThe brand is going to live on,” Mr. Bhagavatula said Monday.

Where is Schutt Sports located?

Litchfield, IL
Schutt Sports

Type Private
Headquarters Litchfield, IL , U.S.
Area served U.S.
Products Football and baseball helmets, jockstraps, shoulder pads, sportswear
Parent Kranos Corp.

Is Schutt better than Riddell?

Testing: In both the Virginia Tech Helmet Study and the NFLPA’s Helmet Laboratory Test, the Schutt F7 outperformed the Riddell SpeedFlex. The F7 was the second highest rated helmet in Virginia Tech’s study, scoring 2.54. Only three helmets (Vicis Zero 1, Xenith X2E+) broke 3 on the test.

Where are Schutt helmets made?

Illinois
All of the batters helmets in the Schutt lineup are made in the USA – manufactured, assembled and finished in the company’s facilities in Illinois. Schutt Sports is the largest domestic manufacturer of batters helmets in the USA.

Did Schutt buy Vicis?

By Andrew Cohen April 13, 2020. The remaining assets of football helmet manufacturer VICIS have been acquired by Innovatus Capital Partners for $2.85 million, according to GeekWire. Last October, Innovatus made an $18 million investment in Schutt, a leading helmet manufacturer and rival to VICIS.

How long does Schutt take to ship?

Stocked items typically ship 1-2 business days after your order is placed. If the item(s) you are ordering are custom or painted, or a faceguard the current lead time before shipping is 6-8 weeks.

How heavy is the Schutt F7?

With a titanium faceguard, the F7 LTD weighs just 4.4 pounds!

Whats better speed FLEX or F7?

Both the Riddell SpeedFlex and Schutt F7 are 5-star rated by Virginia Tech, but the F7 has a protection score of 0.75 (the best ever) while the SpeedFlex clocks in at 4.49. This alone would indicate that the F7 is the better helmet, however, the truth is that the VA STAR system oversimplifies the science of safety.

Who bought Schutt Sports?

Platinum Equity
Platinum Equity, a Los Angeles-based private investment group, submitted a winning $32.5 million bid for the assets of Schutt Sports at an auction last week in federal bankruptcy court in Delaware.

Why did Vicis fail?

Insiders say the company put too much focus on grabbing market share from incumbents such as Riddell and Schutt, rather than turning a profit. The troubles came as a surprise to some shareholders. Vicis was unable to raise more cash before shutting down the company and laying off more than 100 employees in December.

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