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DFSniper 01-07-2010 12:11 PM

Smart Parts "Temporary" Closure
Smart Parts Inc., undergoes temporary closure for restructuring during the month of January 2009.

Loyalhanna, PA – January 6, 2010 – Paintball manufacturer Smart Parts, Inc. is temporarily shutting down all manufacturing and sale operations in order to facilitate a corporate restructuring. During this time, the company will not be able accept or process orders, ship or receive products or perform repairs. The restructuring process is expected to be completed by the end of January 2010.

“It is important that people do not send equipment in for service during this time,” said company Vice President, Adam Gardner. “Our buildings will not be staffed during the restructuring, so there will be no one there to receive packages. They will automatically be refused and returned to the sender.

“To the players, field owners and store owners, please know that we appreciate your support and are looking forward to a fresh start for the 2010 paintball season. We apologize for any inconvenience this short closure may cause, and hope to make it up to you in the future.”

Smart Parts, Inc., is a leading developer and manufacturer of equipment and accessories for the sport of paintball.

basically theyre restructuring and moving everything overseas.

battlechaser 01-07-2010 02:43 PM

Re: Smart Parts "Temporary" Closure
Yay for even ****tier tolerances! :D

xsvly-fat 01-07-2010 03:30 PM

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Hmmm... Interesting. Are they really moving things overseas though?

Scorpio98 01-07-2010 05:25 PM

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i hope they dont go under and hope they come back hard and get stuff done to stay ahead.

DFSniper 01-07-2010 05:32 PM

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scorpio, youre obviously new to paintball... so i'll let you slide..

xsvly, thats whats been going around. theyre closing all their plants in the US. dealers were told not to order any more stuff since new products werent being sold anymore.

RSX99 01-07-2010 08:45 PM

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American companies should not have the ability to relocate overseas. GG to the Feds for their collective inaction. Revolution anyone?

xsvly-fat 01-09-2010 01:31 PM

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To be honest it would kinda suck if they went under. I don't think it would help paintball to much... Well, maybe it would ha. Why would the company that makes a gun as unrealiable as the shocker go overseas where it would cost more for shipping as well as take longer?

DFSniper 01-09-2010 04:06 PM

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because theyre not in it to make a good gun, theyre in it for the money. i mean, look how much the 09 impulse flopped. and that was their first new gun since the ion...

RSX99 01-09-2010 05:05 PM

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I haven't been keeping track of the paintball scene for a while now. Why did the 09 Impulse fail?

DFSniper 01-09-2010 06:47 PM

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well, the #1 reason was the way they designed the feedneck. the neck was so low pressed into the body that it basically carves away at the bolt. i was talking to someone about this the other day, and its rare to find a used on on pbnation...

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