Chase Tactical Secures Strategic Growth Capital Investment | Launches Tactical Nylon Product Line | Hiring of Chad Freeman as COO
Bozeman, MT (05/31/2018) – Chase Tactical, LLC, best known for specializing in the manufacture and distribution of high quality Tactical Nylon and Ballistic Armor to the military, special forces, and law enforcement communities, is pleased to announce several new developments designed to better serve its growing customer needs.
Strategic Growth Capital Investment
Chase Tactical is announcing a recent strategic growth capital investment from institutional investors. The Investment provides Chase Tactical with meaningful working capital to support the needs of its existing and future dealers and customers, while also allowing the Company to pursue new growth opportunities, expand its senior management team and invest in technology to support its dealer network. “As the tactical military and law enforcement industry continues its dynamic growth trajectory, this transaction allows us to more rapidly meet the demands and implement the innovations required to serve our military, special forces and first responder end users” said Brent Chase, Founder and CEO of Chase Tactical. The headquarters for Chase Tactical will remain in Bozeman, Montana under the direction and leadership of Mr. Chase who will continue as CEO.
New Chase Tactical Nylon Product Line
Chase Tactical is excited to announce that it has begun manufacturing its own premium line of Chase Tactical branded nylon products. The new product line will include Plate Carriers, Ammo Pouches, Utility Pouches, Bags and Packs and will complement the Company’s existing lines of Ballistic Armor, Disruptive Combat Pants and PIG Gloves. Production has commenced and the new products are being made with 100% USA Made Mil-Spec Materials, IR Webbing and other premium components that customers would expect from Chase Tactical. All nylon items will be TAA Compliant and a Berry Compliant version of most products will be offered. There will be no changes to Chase Tactical’s Ballistic Armor line which remains 100% Made in USA and Berry Compliant.
Industry Veteran Chad Freeman Joined as Chief Operating Officer
Chase Tactical is also announcing that Chad Freeman has joined the Company as Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Freeman is a U.S. Navy Veteran and a proud member of the UDT SEAL Association who brings over 18 years of sales, marketing, operations and product development experience to the team. Not long after exiting the Navy, Mr. Freeman started his professional career in the private industry at BLACKHAWK! where he worked closely with and learned a wealth of knowledge from CEO Mike Noell. After leaving BLACKHAWK!, Mr. Freeman relocated to Florida and joined Mark Llano and Randy Webb at Source One Distributors as their Director of Government & Law Enforcement Sales. In the last 11 years he has strengthened his professional knowledge and skillset with Proforce Equipment, who was an exclusive importer and distributor of many brands including Snugpak, Multimat, Wildo, Nite Watches, Aquatabs, NDuR and Camcon; Mr. Freeman then honing his operational experience by establishing the North American operations for EKA, a Swedish manufacturer of knives since 1882.
“We are extremely excited to have Chad on board as a member of our team. There is no doubt that Chad will be a key factor in our continued growth across all of the verticals and he will certainly strengthen relationships with our existing and future client base and business partners.” added Mr. Chase. “I was very humbled and thrilled when Brent asked me to come onboard and be his right-hand man to help him take Chase Tactical to the next level” said Mr. Freeman. “I am very excited and looking forward to this new role, its challenges and the opportunity to serve and provide the men and women in the Military and Law Enforcement communities with the quality equipment they need and deserve!”
CHASE TACTICAL LLC.
Chase Tactical, founded in 2012 and headquartered in Bozeman, MT, is a veteran owned and operated manufacturer and distributor of premium tactical products focused on the military and law enforcement markets.