Relocation of a sports equipment company based in Milford to Stratford
STRATFORD, CT – A Milford-based sports protective equipment company is moving operations to Stratford, according to realtors.
Force3 Pro Gear, currently located at 43 Banner Drive in Milford, will be the new occupant of 240 Hathaway Drive in Stratford, according to Westport-based Bruce Wettenstein of Vidal / Wettenstein.
The 20,062-square-foot industrial building at 240 Hathaway Drive was recently sold for $ 1.85 million, according to Wettenstein, who was the seller’s broker. The building housed the Lindquist Security Company for over 25 years.
Wettenstein said Lindquist Security Company decided to liquidate its inventory, shut down the business and put the property on the market.
Force3 Pro Gear “manufactures and distributes the highest quality protective gear for the sports industry,” according to a press release.
“Its revolutionary patented S3 Shock Suspension System technology is on permanent display at Cooperstown and recognized for the first true evolution of the catcher’s mask in over 100 years,” the press release reads. âForce3 Pro Gear is currently worn by more than 30 MLB catchers, which allowed the Major League Baseball Players Association / Inc (MLBPA / MLBPI) to become shareholders. With this new facility, Force3 Pro Gear quickly grew. established as a leader in the sports equipment industry.
Jason Klein, President and Founder of Force3 Pro Gear, said âWe are delighted to call Stratford our home and with a building of this size we will be able to fuel our growth and allow us to expand our resources to support our mission to put end to all concussions. “
“This much-needed new space will serve as a showroom for all of our products, office space for employees, internal customizations, new test facility, warehouse, and all capabilities direct to consumers,” Klein said. âWe are delighted to present all of our products in our new showroom. “
Wettenstein was the listing broker and Lawrence Langerman of Karp, Langerman of Milford was the seller’s attorney, according to the press release.