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March 28, 2015 7:28 AM ET

Leisure Products

Company Overview of PlayCore, Inc.

Company Overview

PlayCore, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets educational play and recreation products for commercial and consumer markets in the United States. The company offers play and recreation solutions, indoor and outdoor fitness products, and commercial pool equipment; site amenities and structures, such as site furnishing, dog park equipment, spectator seating, sporting scoreboards, and more; and surfacing solutions, including rubber mulch, tiles, and poured graphic designs. It also provides design, curriculum, educational, funding, and professional development programs. PlayCore, Inc. was formerly known as Swing-N-Slide Corp. and changed its name to PlayCore, Inc. in April 1998. The company w...

401 Chestnut Street

Suite 410

Chattanooga, TN 37401

United States

Founded in 1979

1,062 Employees

Phone:

877-762-7563

Fax:

423-425-3124

Key Executives for PlayCore, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 64
Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President and Member of Operating Committee
Age: 54
Senior Vice President of Manufacturing and Operations
Senior Vice President and General Manager of PlayCore Consumer Products and Member of Operating Committee
Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategic Services
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

PlayCore, Inc. Key Developments

PlayCore Seeks Acquisitions

PlayCore, Inc. is looking for acquisition opportunities. Bob Farnsworth, President and Chief Executive Officer of PlayCore said, “We have appreciated our partnership with Irving Place Capital, whose expertise and resources helped PlayCore execute strategic acquisitions, accelerate new product development, and build the PlayCore brand. We look forward to our next chapter as we remain focused on innovative design and expanding our existing businesses while continuing to acquire new ones." Under Irving Place Capital’s ownership, PlayCore successfully executed on a strategic plan to drive growth both organically and through compelling acquisitions.

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