Trijicon Inc. Acquires AmeriGlo

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    Trijicon, best known for the ACOG and their range of firearm optics, has moved to acquire AmeriGlo, the Georgia based manufacturer of high visibility pistol sights. AmeriGlo will remain a stand alone brand within Trijicon, with the company continuing to manufacture their ranges of sights for pistols made by Glock, Beretta, FN, SIG Sauer, Smith & Wesson and Heckler & Koch.

    While Trijicon already produce their own range of iron sights for pistols the acquisition of AmeriGlo will expand their manufacturing capabilities. The deal is set to be finalised in the next 30 to 60 days. AmeriGlo have not yet issue a statement but here’s Trijicon’s press release in full:

    Wixom, MI, (June 25, 2018) – Trijicon®, Inc., global provider of innovative aiming solutions for the hunting, shooting, military and law enforcement markets, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire AmeriGlo, a leading supplier of U.S. made night sights. The completion of the acquisition is expected to occur within 30-60 days.

    “The AmeriGlo brand is a natural fit for us,” said Stephen Bindon, Trijicon President. “This purchase will further enhance Trijicon’s ever-expanding product and brand portfolio while increasing our manufacturing capacity to better serve end-users across the spectrum.”

    AmeriGlo will continue to function as an independent brand and product portfolio.  There are no immediate plans to change how the team at AmeriGlo operates the business.

    “The team at AmeriGlo looks forward to this new relationship with Trijicon, Inc.  AmeriGlo customers will see no interruption to the exceptional quality and service they have grown accustomed to over the years.  Our dedicated staff in Georgia will remain in place, and we’ll continue making sights for our valued clients,” said Rick Callihan. Callihan founded AmeriGlo in 2001 and will remain with the company.

    With over 15 years of design and manufacturing expertise, AmeriGlo has excelled with a passion and commitment to innovation, quality, and customer service. AmeriGlo sights are designed, machined, and assembled in the USA.

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    Matthew Moss

    Matthew Moss – Assistant Editor.

    Matt is a British historian specialising in small arms development and military history. He has written for a variety of publications in both the US and UK he also runs www.historicalfirearms.info, a blog that explores the history, development and use of firearms. Matt is also co-founder of www.armourersbench.com, a new video series on historically significant small arms.

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