Scopecoat Names New VP of Product Development

Eric Yeates Joins Scopecoat as Vice President of Product Development

Yeates, formerly with Cannon Safe and BLACKHAWK!, brings 20-years of product development to Scopecoat, LLC.

Phoenix, Ariz. (October 2015) – ( – Scopecoat LLC, makers of patented optics protection for transportation and storage, is proud to announce Eric Yeates has joined the firm as vice president of product development. Yeates comes with 20-years of experience within the shooting sports and tactical products industries. Recently, Yeates served as the vice president of R&D at Cannon Safe and the vice president of product development at BLACKHAWK! In his new position, Yeates will be responsible for developing and managing the growing portfolio of Scopecoat products.

Eric Yeates
Eric Yeates, vice president of product development, Scopecoat, LLC

Yeates’ proven experience in bringing industry leading products from concept to finished goods will allow Scopecoat to rapidly expand its product offerings across multiple categories. His technical, manufacturing and project management knowledge will be a significant benefit to Scopecoat customers. “It is exciting to be part of the Scopecoat team. I have used the products for years and I look forward to the challenge of further refining the existing line and bringing new products to the market,” said Yeates.

Terry Naughton, president of Scopecoat added, “This role is critical in supporting the company’s plan for brand expansion and new product introduction. Eric’s understanding of our industry and his innovative product design capabilities will enable us to provide better solutions for our customers. I have worked with Eric in the past. I am excited that he is joining the team and confident that he will play a critical role in our growth going forward. We view this appointment as a commitment to the industry that new products are on the horizon.”


Scopecoat is expanding and dealer inquiries are welcome. Interested dealers can contact Scopecoat via email at or by calling 1 (877) 726-7328.

About Scopecoat, LLC:

Scopecoat, founded in 1994, designs and manufactures patented protective covers for sporting, combat, law enforcement, tactical optics and more. Scopecoat protective covers are constructed of the highest quality neoprene, laminated with nylon to safeguard scopes and optics from dust, dirt, dings, scratches and moisture. 100 percent Made in the U.S.A.