Kent Cartridge Inaugural Customer Awards

Kent Cartridge

Kent® Cartridge Announces Inaugural Customer Awards

Kent Cartridge presented its inaugural customer awards at SHOT Show 2020 in Las Vegas to several customers for their partnership in 2019.

(Armsvault) – Big Rock Sports was presented the 2019 Distributor of the Year award. The award was presented to Ryan Link of Big Rock by Jeff Barry, vice president of sales and marketing for Kent Cartridge. “Through an innovative and comprehensive approach to servicing its customer base, Big Rock’s support was instrumental in our successful launch of Fasteel 2.0, our flagship product, in 2019,” stated Barry.  

Big Rock Customer Award
L to R: Ryan Link of Big Rock Sports, Jeff Barry of Kent Cartridge

Sportsman’s Warehouse was recognized as the 2019 Specialty Retailer of the Year. The award was presented to Randy Back of Sportsman’s Warehouse by Jeff Barry. “Sportsman’s Warehouse support of the Kent Cartridge brand has been unprecedented, including the breadth of assortment and enthusiastic approach to our newest programs,” remarked Barry. He continued, “Sportsman’s approach to business and locations in key markets have led to remarkable growth over the last three years.”

Sportsmans Customer Award
L to R: Jeff Barry of Kent Cartridge, Randy Back of Sportsman's Warehouse

Turner’s Outdoorsman was presented the 2019 Regional Retailer of the Year. Jeff Barry presented the award to Mike Etienne of Turner’s Outdoorsman. “Mike took a pro-active approach to regulatory changes in California and recognized the value of our re-branding efforts; building a solid assortment and devotedly supporting the launch of Fasteel 2.0,” stated Barry.

“We plan to continue presenting these awards in the years to come,” remarked Barry. “It is important to recognize the many customers who lead the way in supporting our brand, and know the value of our affordable, performance-driven products and the profits we can deliver for them.”

Turners Customer Award
L to R: Ernie Marlin and Dan Parnel of Leisure Sales, Mike Etienne of Turner's Outdoorsman, Jeff Barry of Kent Cartridge

Founded in 1997, Kent® Cartridge produces a line of high-quality shotshells for hunters and competitive shooters, including Bismuth Non-Toxic, Tealsteel®, Fasteel® 2.0, Kent Elite® , Diamond Dove®, Steel Dove®, First Dove®, Fast Lead®, Ultimate™ Turkey, ProTrial® Field Blanks, TK7 Penetrator® and Tungsten Matrix®.

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