Leupold® and Seek Form Strategic Alliance
BEAVERTON, Ore. — Leupold & Stevens, Inc., and Seek Thermal announce a strategic alliance to bring cutting edge thermal products to the hunting and shooting industry.
As the leader in premium sports optics, Leupold has long been recognized for its legendary product performance and unparalleled customer service. By partnering with Seek, Leupold will offer an exclusive and extensive line of thermal products that will create industry-leading value.
“Seek Thermal is an innovator in their field,” said Bruce Pettet, President and CEO for Leupold & Stevens, Inc. “We are honored to partner with a company whose drive and spirit to continuously improve performance matches our own.”
The first release of this partnership was the Leupold LTO-TrackerTM, a handheld observation and game recovery tool. The LTO-Tracker is designed to aid outdoorsmen and women in both situational awareness and tracking of downed game. With a 21-degree field of view, 600-yard detection range and retail price of $699, the LTO-Tracker is the beachhead product in the line of performance thermal optics.
Designed, Machined and Assembled in the USA, Leupold’s line of thermal optics will go through the same rigorous manufacturing and testing standards as its world leading riflescope offering.
“We are very excited to create this alliance with Leupold,” said Mike Muench, President and CEO of Seek Thermal. “We are technology leaders in thermal imaging, Leupold is a world-class company and premium outdoor brand. Together, we are bringing innovative products exclusive to Leupold that create real value for the hunting and shooting community..”
Founded in Oregon more than a century ago, Leupold & Stevens, Inc. is a fifth generation, family owned company that designs, machines and assembles its riflescopes, mounting systems and tactical/Gold Ring® spotting scopes in the USA. The product lines include rifle, handgun and spotting scopes; binoculars; rangefinders; mounting systems; and optical tools, accessories and Pro Gear.
Seek Thermal (www.thermal.com) engineers, designs, manufacturers, and markets high quality thermal imaging products and core platforms for consumer, commercial, and IR sensing iOT / IIoT platforms in Santa Barbara, California.