T-H Marine Acquires Rights to the R2 Marine Innovations Product Line
Huntsville, AL – June 11, 2015 -- T-H Marine Supplies, Inc., of Huntsville, Alabama, and R2 Marine Innovations, of Chester, VA announce they have entered into an agreement granting T-H Marine the global exclusive manufacturing and distribution rights for the R2 Marine Innovations product line – including the patent pending Eliminator trolling motor propeller nut, Equalizer trolling motor lift assist system, and Silencer trolling motor vibration pads. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
T-H Marine’s president and CEO, Jeff Huntley, stated “We are happy to announce that we can now offer these great designs and high quality R2 Marine Innovations products to all of our OEM and aftermarket customers. Robbie Patterson and Ricky Bodsford have developed some products that are truly difference makers in trolling motor performance. T-H Marine is excited to bring our manufacturing, sales, distribution, and customer service horsepower to the table to make sure that every boater has access to these great products. The products fit perfectly into our G-Force™ line of trolling motor enhancement products, including our hugely successful G-Force™ Trolling Motor Handle. Trolling motor accessories are an area that we continue to focus on to bring more innovation to the segment.”
Robbie Patterson, president of R2 Marine, stated, “Ricky and I are very glad that we were able to team up with T-H Marine. We are excited to hand these products over to a partner that can fully expand the distribution of our product designs. The Eliminator and Equalizer have exploded in popularity and we want everyone to be able to get them. We are also happy that the guys at T-H Marine are really a lot like us - they understand the fishermen and boaters and they care about quality products and good customer service.”
T-H Marine’s Huntley also stated, “T-H Marine continues to be heavily invested in and very involved with bass fishing tournaments and growing our fishermen relationships. R2 Marine Innovations has also been very involved with these same tournaments and people and they have used that knowledge to develop some really innovative products for the anglers that are tournament proven. We expect this relationship to be great for both our companies, and even more important, we think it will allow more anglers to enjoy the R2 Marine Innovactions products along with the broad T-H Marine product line.”
T-H Marine is celebrating its 40th Anniversary of business and has grown to be one of the largest manufacturers of boating and fishing accessories in the U.S. T-H Marine provides parts to every boat manufacturer in the country and distributes them through virtually every major distributor and retailer of boating and fishing products. To learn more about T-H Marine, please visit www.thmarine.com. Links to product pages are: G-Force ELIMINATOR™ and G-Force EQUALIZER™.
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