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Revere Grows Again with Purchase of Ultimate Survival Technologies’ Recreational Division

January 13, 2010
For Immediate Release:

Revere Supply Company announced Thursday that they have purchased the Recreational Division of the Seattle-based Ultimate Survival Technologies (or UST), a major manufacturer of personal and military-oriented survival products and accessories. The purchase will include an assortment of fire starting tools, emergency signaling appliances, hand saws as well as complete kits containing these and other miscellaneous survival supplies.
Revere President Andrew Kaufmann said this about the purchase:  “Revere is focused on growing our business in the outdoor, aviation and leisure marine markets.  We see the purchase of UST’s Recreational Division as a key acquisition that will help us to achieve this goal.”

Chris Venti, the President of UST, commented about the purchase: “We are very excited about what this means for our customers.  Revere is a well-established comp­any with a great track record for customer service and a vast history in the survival and recreation industries.  This transition will put us in an even stronger position to continue to innovate for and focus on our military and government customers."

About Ultimate Survival Technologies:

Ultimate Survival Technologies is a manufacturer of proprietary survival, rescue, life support, and disaster preparedness equipment and survival tools. Besides sales to a vast number of government agencies, UST also sells its line of survival tools to a variety of outdoor and sporting goods retailers in the hiking, camping, and hunting markets. The company's line of personal safety and survival tools includes patented all-weather fire starting systems, targetable and unbreakable signal mirrors, a premium outdoor saw, a low profile whistle, and kits in which the tools are combined.

About Revere Supply Company.:
Revere has been an exclusively family-owned company beginning in 1936, now celebrating 75 years in the survival products business. The company has routinely been honored a vast number of awards and honors for their life-saving supplies and equipment. Revere’s distributor base can be found in over 20 US states -- as well as countries in Europe, South America, the Caribbean and Asia.

For more information about the purchase or for other questions about the company, please send an email to marketing@reveresupply.com.
To learn more about Ultimate Survival Technologies, please visit www.ultimatesurvivaltech.com.
To learn more about Revere, please go to www.reveresurvival.com.