PlayCore Acquires Belson Outdoors | Athletic Business

PlayCore Acquires Belson Outdoors

Source: PlayCore Holdings, Inc.

PlayCore Holdings, Inc. (PlayCore), a leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer of a broad range of play and recreation products, today announced the acquisition of Belson Outdoors.

Founded in 1948, Belson Outdoors has become an industry leader in the development, design, and distribution of quality park and recreation equipment, featuring a wide range of outdoor products including tables, benches, grills, shelters, and drinking fountains. Over its 67 year history, with the help of dedicated team members and exemplary customer service, the company has expanded its leadership in the site amenities field. Day-to-day operations will continue from Belson Outdoors' headquarters in North Aurora, Illinois as part of PlayCore's family of brands.

“We continue our growth story by adding strategic acquisitions that extend our reach and add value, service, and selection to our customers. We are excited about this opportunity to increase our presence in this important market and expand our offering. The company aligns greatly with PlayCore’s mission and values based culture and supports our mission of building communities through play and recreation,” said Bob Farnsworth, President and CEO of PlayCore.

"We're impressed with PlayCore's leadership position and research and are excited about this partnership and the ability to continue our growth and customer service in the marketplace," added Laura Beller of Belson Outdoors.

About PlayCore

PlayCore helps build stronger communities around the world by advancing play through research, education, and partnerships. The company infuses this learning into its complete family of brands. PlayCore combines best-in-class planning and education programs with the most comprehensive array of recreation products available to create play solutions that match the unique needs of each community they serve. Learn more at www.playcore.com

About Belson Outdoors

Since 1948, Belson Outdoors has been serving the needs of the park and recreation industrywith the finest products. They offer numerous categories of quality indoor and outdoor equipment including commercial barbecue grills, picnic tables, park benches, and trash receptacles. With the help of dedicated customers and employees, Belson has become an industry leader in park furnishings. Belson values their reputation, customer service, and 67 years of excellence. Learn more at www.belson.com

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