Golf News for Wednesday, May 7, 2014 | Business

CHAMP expands global presence with new Shenzhen, China office

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. -- CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide - The World Leader in Sport Cleat Technology and maker of innovative CHAMP spikes, high-performance golf tees, grips and accessories - announces the opening of a new facility in Shenzhen, China, to support increasing global demand for the company's portfolio of innovative products.

The new location is double the size of the company's previous office in the region and features state-of-the-art laboratories for research and development, product testing and quality control. Additionally, increased space has been dedicated to customer service, inventory and logistics.

"CHAMP continuously looks to improve its capabilities with innovation and efficiency," says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. "This brand new facility will help improve our product and service levels to our growing customer base within China, the greater Asia Pacific Regions, and beyond."

The company recently launched the innovative C Grips collection - comprised of five distinct models - now available at retailers worldwide or through www.champgrips.com. Continued innovation and growth of the CHAMP Family of products are now a reality through the significant investment made in the new staff and facility.

With more than 100 active distributors, CHAMP is the world's largest manufacturer of replaceable spikes. Widely heralded for its commitment to quality and innovation, the company produces more than 140 million spikes annually and is the dominant global brand in football, soccer, golf, baseball, cricket, rugby and other sports.

For more information: www.champgolf.com, 1-800-OK-CHAMP.

About CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide
Celebrating more than 80 years of unparalleled engineering innovations, CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide has been a pioneer in spike technology since it introduced the world's first locking spike, SURE-LOK. The world's largest manufacturer of replacement spikes specific to various sports, the company has produced several industry-changing systems under the CHAMP brand and has become the #1 choice of Tour golfers. Along with its signature Zarma® and ScorpionSTINGER™ spikes, the high-performance Zarma FLYtee™. With distribution in more than 100 countries, CHAMP/MacNeill is headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts, USA with offices in Europe and Asia.

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