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Wilderness Inquiry’s “Canoemobile” recently spent time in Vista Outdoor’s backyard, taking students from four local schools canoeing on the Jordan River. The two-day event took more than...

June is Great Outdoors Month! It started as a week-long event by the Clinton Administration and has grown, with support from the Bush and Obama Administrations, to a month-long celebration of the...

Mary Ashley O’Reilly, a marketing coordinator at Primos Hunting in Flora, Mississippi, was recently named to the Board of Directors of the Flora Area Chamber of Commerce (FACC). While O’Reilly...

In April, two employees from Shooting Accessories attended 3 Gun Camp for novice through advanced shooters. Elisa Graves, Marketing Brand Manager and Kodi Tillery, Assistant Marketing Brand...

Vista Outdoor employees in Lewiston, Idaho, volunteered their time to help their local community.They took part in the Twin County United Way’s 21st Annual Day of Caring event.The Day of Caring...

A team of shooters from Vista Outdoor took the top team prize at the two-day Congressional Sportsmen Foundation Industry (CSF) and Congressional Shootout. The team of Forest Wilson (Shooting...

When the Coalinga, California, Department of Police Services called on Bell Helmets for a donation in support of the annual Coalinga-Huron Recreation and Park District’s Bike Rodeo, Bell did not...

Yes, there’s a holiday for third shift workers. It was created to honor employees who work hard through the night. This includes hospital and emergency personnel and of course, manufacturing...

Companies who accept the ElevateHER Challenge commit to implement and actively promote strategies that elevate the role of women in leadership roles. The ElevateHER Challenge is a program created...

Find out how to inspect and care for your bike helmet. When Bike Radar was putting together a story about bike helmets – spotting the signs of a worn out helmet and how to care for your bike...

In October, 2016, we introduced the IDEAS portal that allows innovators to submit new product ideas or enhancements and improvements to any of our current brand products. To date, we have received...

In order for the Hunt/Shoot location in Vaughn, Ontario, Canada to store firearms and ammunition, select employees needed to be licensed to possess and acquire firearms. As it turned out, other...

The newly released Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) report shows that outdoor recreation is an economic powerhouse. The OIA also reports outdoor recreation is one of the country’s largest...

Earth Day is Saturday, April 22, a day dedicated to education and support for environmental protection. Vista Outdoor is committed to environmentally responsible manufacturing processes including...

It’s National Parks Week and our employee photos remind us of the many wonders of nature. We asked employees to share photographs from their visits to any of America’s 58 national parks. As...

In March, we shared links to nine relaunched Vista Outdoor brand websites. We promised more were in the works. New Gold Tip and Bee Stinger websites have a responsive design to bring an optimized...

When employees in Anoka expressed interest in hunter education courses, Federal Premium Engineering Technician, Jason Montanye, listened. Jason contacted the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

It was fun and games for a good cause on April Fool’s Day as the Vista Outdoor team took to the slopes in Park City, Utah. Vista Outdoor is an active partner with NAC and jumped at the chance to...

This spring, Bushnell gave active-duty veterans and members of the Hiring Our Heroes (HOH) Corporate Fellowship Program a tour of the Overland Park, Kansas facility. The tour included a discussion...

In its second year, the Bell Joy Ride Ambassador program provides female mountain bikers with opportunities to join group rides that appeal to all levels of riders. Joy Ride ambassadors, in 12...

Earlier this month, Vista Outdoor Chairman and CEO Mark DeYoung was a guest speaker at the Northern Utah Business Symposium at Weber State University. DeYoung’s presentation, “Create Your...

Recently, USA Archery, the National Governing Body for Olympic Archery in the United States, awarded the Volunteer Coach of the Year Award to Gold Tip employee, Jeff Fabry. He’s a five-time...

Throughout the month of March – Women’s History Month – the Salt Lake Chamber highlights women making a difference in Utah business and the local community. Amanda Covington, SVP Corporate...

Grateful Nation, an outdoor adventure series that gives disabled veterans a chance to go on the hunt of their dreams, recently received some viewer feedback that the Outdoor Channel shared with...

High winds and chilly temperatures didn’t stop Team Shockwave from jumping into the c-c-c-old Minnesota lake for a good cause. For the sixth year in a row, employees of Federal Premium in Anoka,...

Supply & Demand Chain Executive, a publication that covers global supply chain ROI, professional development and change management, recently named its 2017 Supply Chain Pros to Know. Angie Taylor,...

The Outdoor Products group hosted “Demo Days” in Overland Park, Kansas. Demo Days is a quarterly series that aims to create curated product experiences for our employees. These events educate...

Vista Outdoor’s President of Outdoor Products, Dave Allen, has been named to the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) Board of Directors. “We appreciate having Vista Outdoor...

Since August, nine Vista Outdoor brands have refreshed and relaunched websites to provide customers with a more robust experience. Congratulations to the teams and the support they received from...

Five veterans who recently competed in a Shoot for the Troops fundraiser were given a tour of the Federal Premium facility in Anoka Minnesota. The tour included an opportunity to shoot in the...

We challenged our locations to take photographs of employees wearing their favorite branded caps and helmets. The challenge was simple: You pick the brand. You pick the style. Wear it proudly. As...

In recognition of National Engineers Week, Vista Outdoor would like to thank it’s 209 engineers. These women and men are constantly looking for innovative new ideas and solutions that will set...

BLACKHAWK! Operations Manager, Lamont Kotter, working with other local companies and the Gallatin Valley Manufacturing Partnership, led a pilot education program for students at Three Forks High...

Throughout the last three months of 2016, NTOA announced the products that ranked high enough to qualify for their “Member Tested and Approved” seal of approval. BLACKHAWK!, Hoppe’s,...

Following the recent success of the bike-building event during the Vista Outdoor Sales Conference, Vista Outdoor donated an additional 60 Giro helmets to the National Ability Center. “The Giro...

SGBMedia, one of the industry’s most widely read media publications, recognized Vista Outdoor as a company that is doing it right when it comes to focusing efforts on conservation. The article...

Federal Ammunition’s new special-edition line of American Eagle handgun ammunition supports Concerns Of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.). A portion of the proceeds from every box sold goes to the...

If you took every spent hull from the 50 million spent rounds of Federal Premium ammunition sold that supports Pheasants Forever and laid them end to end, how far would they stretch? The answer is...

2016’s OpticsPlanet In December, OpticsPlanet announced the 2016 Brilliance Awards. BLACKHAWK!, Bollé, Bushnell, CamelBak and Serengeti products all received awards, including BLACKHAWK!...

The Federal Premium Engineering Services team in Anoka, Minnesota participate in a special team-building event this time every year. They visit the nearby Feed My Starving Children facility to...

The holidays bring out the best in our employees. Here are a few of the ways our employees rallied together at locations across the country – and Canada – to make Christmas a little bit...

In the Lewiston Tribune newspaper article titled, “Plenty of ammunition,” Ammunition VP, Marty Zacha, outlines how the CCI facility in Lewiston, Idaho, is expanding bullet production with an...

The Giro Chronicle MIPS helmet receives the Gear Accessory of the Year award from the website Pinkbike.com, the largest mountain biking website in the world with over three million monthly unique...

Recently, Will Primos, Director of Market Development for Primos and host of the weekly TV show, Primos Truth About Hunting, spoke to the National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses (NASC). He...

Vista Outdoor brand, BLACKHAWK, recently announced the Hall of Honor program, developed to showcase America’s military heroes. It acknowledges service members who have displayed the highest...

CamelBak employees believe that thanks and obligations to American troops extend beyond the equipment they make. A 2012 Veterans Administration Suicide Data Report showed an average of 22 veterans...

CamelBak offices in Petaluma, California, made Outside Magazine’s Top 100 Best Places to Work: 2016. The facility is primarily for product design and testing of CamelBak’s many hydration...

Left to right: Director of Conservation Ryan Bronson, Gov Sam Brownback, Sr Media Manager Brian Kelvington, Sr Product Engineering Manager Erik Carlson The Midwest’s first snowstorm of the...

Wild Wings of Oneka and the Yellow Ribbon Network help sponsor the 15th Annual “Welcome Home the Troops” pheasant hunt. Vista Outdoor brand, Federal Premium, donated the ammunition that was...

Vista Outdoor employee, Vic Ziliani, a veteran and avid mountain bike racer has raised over $11,800 since 2012 when he became a community athlete for the Marine Special Operations Foundation...