PlayCore acquires Belson Outdoors

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PlayCore Holdings, Inc. (PlayCore), a leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer of a broad range of play and recreation products, 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.

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