Leapers, Inc. develops, manufactures, and distributes a wide range of innovative and technologically advanced hunting and shooting sport oriented products across a multitude of different platforms. We started out as a garage business, with a 4X28 compact scope as our first product. After more than 2 decades of hard work, Leapers is now located in a 3-building complex in Livonia, Michigan, with over 150,000 square feet in space for in-house product design, development, manufacturing, and advanced order fulfillment and distribution. Our UTG brand and its sister brand, the Made-in-USA UTG PRO, have gained wide market recognition and strong customer support across the globe. With manufacturing plants overseas as well as in Michigan, plus UTG Europe distribution center in Germany, we continue to dedicate our efforts to promoting the UTG quality lifestyle and providing customers complete and total solutions for all their hunting and shooting needs. Innovation, quality, value and service are the central themes of the UTG brand.
The Leapers UTG mission is to promote a quality lifestyle for the hunting and shooting sports by offering innovative and solution-oriented accessories with complete concept-to-delivery services to customers around the world. Innovation, quality, value, and service are the central themes for the UTG brand.
Founded our garage business and made our first sale of a 4X28 scope.
Started exhibiting at the SHOT SHOW to build grassroots customer base.
Began distribution of tactical soft goods and solar products.
Purchased our 1st 14,000 sq. ft. commercial building for business growth.
Began exhibiting at the IWA SHOW in Europe.
Continued the horizontal integration of different product categories for one-stop accessory shopping.
Established UTG PRO USA manufacturing plant to make our 1ST quad rail handguard.
Doubled UTG PRO US manufacturing contents with over 50 SKUs.
Established UTG Europe Distribution Center in Germany to support international customers.
Launched UTG world class wireless and paperless order fulfillment center.
Launched US Cerakote finishing operation; expanded US injection molding production; commenced large scale DTC order fulfillment.
Added USA manufacturing capacity with more CNC and polymer injection molding machines, with US made products reaching 40% of revenue.
UTG PRO USA MANUFACTURING
Leapers started the UTG PRO line of Made in USA products in 2009. Since then, we have grown from one carbine quad rail handguard to offering a wide variety of items. Our manufacturing operation is equipped with dozens of CNCs, including some robot-automated high end machines usually used for making precision aerospace and medical equipment. We also acquired the most advanced RoboShot polymer injection machines to manufacture innovative high quality polymer products. In answering market demands, we dedicated part of our manufacturing space to implement an in-house Cerakote painting facility. The growing popularity and recognition of our UTG PRO products continues to fuel our commitment and endeavor to provide consumers with USA made products that can compete at every level. You can count on Leapers to persevere in this manufacturing journey and we welcome and value the continuous support from our loyal customers.
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UTG EUROPE DISTRIBUTION CENTER
"Global Reach with a Local Presence" - this is the focus of UTG Europe to serve the European market. Established in 2012, UTG Europe is located just outside of Frankfurt, Germany. Our customers within the region can now directly benefit from its locality and friendly staff to gain quick access to UTG products. As a fully integrated entity, UTG Europe owns and operates from a distribution center with over 21,000 Sq Ft of office and warehouse space. This investment is a significant milestone for the Leapers UTG family. It is our answer to the rapidly growing demand for UTG products in the European market. It is also our long term commitment to our loyal international customers to provide our innovative products through improved logistics with local caring support.
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UTG CHINA MANUFACTURING CENTER
The UTG business philosophy is complete vertical integration. In the past 2 decades, we have consolidated our overseas operations into a wholly owned subsidiary with R&D engineering, manufacturing, and production guided by UTG quality control and management disciplines. To date, in our overseas operations, we have sophisticated technical equipment for light/laser production, specialized dust-free rooms for optics assembly, automated CNC's for a wide variety of metal parts production, and more. We apply our vertically integrated management in everything we do. When buying UTG products, you are not buying any sub-contractors' products from unknown sources. You are getting US designed products made from UTG controlled manufacturing processes, technical assistance, and customer support.