PSE Archery, Inc. is an American archery supply company, and a designer and manufacturer of bows, arrows, and other equipment. The company was founded by Pete Shepley[1] in Mahomet, Illinois, and has its corporate headquarters in Tucson, Arizona. [2] PSE Archery is one of the leading bow, crossbow and flowbow manufacturers in the world, its products are widely used in many fields including hunting and sports.[3]

PSE was acquired in February 2023 from the former owner Pete Shepley by Heritage Outdoor Group, an newly-formed investment holding company designed to acquire existing outdoor brands.[4]

History Edit

PSE, short for Precision Shooting Equipment, was founded by Pete Shepley, a product engineer of Magnavox, as a part-time pursuit. Shepley was a specialist in creating archery equipment and created the company in 1970 to manufactuer his own products. PSE was one of five companies to have produced the first compound bows. [5]

Products Edit

PSE is known for producing high performance bows, in 2014 the Full Throttle was introduced and is the current fastest bow on the market, IBO speeds of 370 fps.[6]

References Edit

  1. ^ Bill and Sherry Krenz, Always a Vsionary, Inside Archery, January 2003
  2. ^ "PSE Announces Retirement of Regional Sales Manager Jim Landrum; pro-staffer David Alligood Stepping into the Position". Retrieved 2016-08-24.
  3. ^ PSE's 19 Year Old Perkins Wins FITA World Archery Championship, The Outdoor Wire
  4. ^ Webb, Alice Jones, Exclusive: PSE Archery Sold to New Heritage Outdoor Group, Free Range American, retrieved 24 September 2023
  5. ^ PSE: 50 Years of Innovation: An Inside Archery Cover Story, retrieved 24 September 2023
  6. ^ "Chasing Speed: Fastest Compound Bows | Outdoor Life". Retrieved 2016-08-24.

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