WANAMASSA, NJ (January 2014) - Eagle Imports, Inc., the exclusive distributor of Metro Arms, Bersa and Comanche firearms products, recognized Ellett Brothers for their consummate service to the Eagle Imports family of products with the 2013 Distributor of the Year Award.
The award was presented by Rafael Del Valle, Eagle Imports National Sales Director, to Troy Grant of United Sporting Companies and buyer for Ellett Brothers, on the opening day of the 2014 SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Also attending the ceremony were Michael Sodini and Maria Kernasovic of Eagle Imports.
"During 2013, Ellett Brothers provided a consistent commitment to our brands and servicing their dealer network with innovative promotions and overall great customer service," Del Valle said. "It's this dedication and loyalty to their customers and to the Eagle Imports Brands that has earned them this coveted recognition."
"On behalf of Ellett Brothers, I accept this award in recognition of their service to one of the most outstanding and popular brand families in the market today, Eagle Imports," Grant replied. "Working with such a progressive company such as Eagle Imports and their quality products and great service helps us to provide the same to our retailer base. The end result is in the sales numbers."
Founded in the mid 1950's by Italian immigrants Benso Bonadimani, Ercole Montini and Savino Caselli, Bersa realized success by the late 1950's with the Modelo 60, a .22 LR pistol. In 1994, a new model name, "Thunder", was established based on a locked breech and short recoil modified Browning design. Bersa has supplied sidearms for the Argentina Armed Forces and the Argentina Federal Police and is now a recognized world leader in firearms production for police, military and civilians. www.bersa.com
About Metro Arms Corporation:
Metro Arms Corporation, established under the expertise of former competitive shooter, Hector Rodriquez, designs and builds classic and competitive 1911 style pistols. Metro Arms' state-of-the art facility in the Philippines boasts the latest metallurgic technologies and production equipment resulting in world-class pistols for collectors and competitors with a "Precise Fit...Perfect Fire..." www.metroarms.com
About Eagle Imports:
Founded in 1988, Eagle Imports is proud of its history and tradition of being an exclusive firearms distributor in the United States. Eagle is committed to fulfilling Bersa, Metro Arms and Comanche's mission in the USA and for providing the ultimate after-sale experience for all of their products. www.eagleimportsinc.com
About Ellett Brothers:
Since 1933, Ellett Brothers has marketed and distributed a broad line of products and accessories for hunting and shooting sports, marine, camping, archery, and other outdoor activities. Our product lines, which contain over 60,000 SKU's, include firearms, reloading, marine electronics, trolling motors, optics, cutlery, archery equipment, ammunition, leather goods, camping equipment, sportsman gifts, and a variety of other outdoor sporting goods products. http://www.ellettbrothers.com