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Industry news Wiley X Renews Cancer Research Support W iley X Inc. has renewed its partnership with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) for 2013. The company will donate $3 to BCRF for each retail sale of its new WX Chelsea sunglasses for women. The glasses ship with a BCRF Pink Ribbon static lens sticker. “We are pleased to renew our partnership with this worthy organization, and to support the BCRF’s continuing fight for a cure,” said Myles Freeman Jr., Wiley X co-owner. “This year, we decided to tie our annual fundraising efforts to sales of our new WX Chelsea. We’re confident this new style will quickly become a top seller among women everywhere — and with each sale, our company will be helping to raise both awareness and much-needed funds for the cause.” The WX Chelsea comes in two versions. The Model SSCHE01 matches a Liquid Plum frame with Smoke Grey lenses, while Model SSCHE04 combines an Iced Tea frame with glarecutting, Polarized Bronze lenses. Visit www.bcrfcure.org and www.wileyx.com. 2 EAsy sCREWs .243 WIN .260 REM Warne Manufacturing Has New Owners W .338 FEDERAL arne Manufacturing, maker of scope mounting systems since 1990, is under new ownership. Daniel Goetz and Salt Creek Capital II LLC purchased the company in January. Goetz has more than 30 years of lean manufacturing experience and leadership in profitably building organizations. “I am very excited about the opportunity to lead Warne through the next phase of growth by focusing on enhanced customer service, internal process improvement and innovative rapid product development,” Goetz said. Charlie Lake, previous owner and president, and Dave Wilcox, vice president, will remain available to provide strategic guidance to Warne as it continues to develop products. Visit www.warnescopemounts.com. 7MM-08 REM Creedmoor Sports Relocates Operation n April, Creedmoor Sports Inc. will relocate its operation from Oceanside, Calif., to newly acquired facilities in Anniston, Ala., according to Dennis DeMille, general manager. “The decision to move was based on several factors, including business climate, proximity to a greater number of customers, employee pool and growth potential,” DeMille said. The company’s new facilities are located aboard old Fort McClellan. “Many of our employees who are key to production and operations will be moving with us, thereby minimizing any potential disruption to service,” DeMille said. The company’s new address: Creedmoor Sports Inc., 167 Creedmoor Way, Anniston, AL 36205. Visit www.creedmoorsports.com. www.shootingindustry.com I 6.5 CREEDMOOR LOOsEN one, remove the other, switch barrel. that’s it. that’s why lmt® weapons are the most versatile weapon systems available today. BEC AU S E FA I LU R E I S NOT A N OP TI ON PhONE: 309-732-9527 sALEs@LMtDEFENsE.COM WWW.LMtDEFENsE.COM LMt offers numerous barrel options for each and every one of our mrp® weapons. allowing you to customize your rifle for your specific mission. this versatility, plus our rigorous quality and testing program is why sportsmen, law enforcement officers and military ranks around the world have been choosing LMt® weapons to complete their missions. 14 MARCH 2013 Subscribe to SI DIGITAL