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Utah’s Black Diamond is manufacturing skis in China

First Published Nov 01 2012 11:27 am • Last Updated Mar 06 2013 11:31 pm

Holladay-based Black Diamond, Inc. has opened a ski manufacturing factory at its Asian operations in Zhuhai, China.

The 43,000-square-foot factory is producing samples of the 2013-14 line of Black Diamond skis for use in company sales pitches that emphasize how new manufacturing processes enhance performance and quality control.

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"Our decision to bring Black Diamond’s ski manufacturing in-house represents a significant expansion of our manufacturing footprint, and demonstrates our commitment to the category and passion for the sports we serve," Peter Metcalf, Black Diamond’s president and CEO, said in a statement.

He said Black Diamond manufactures about one-third of its proprietary products in-house. "So we are confident in our capabilities," Metcalf added. "Ski manufacturing will allow us to be more responsive to our customers, while maintaining a competitive pricing position."

Black Diamond Equipment Asia was established as a wholly owned subsidiary in 2006. It has about 200 employees, the company said.




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