Dynamic Brands Acquires Supplier Haas-Jordan
Supplier Dynamic Brands (PPAI 111605, S3) has acquired Holland, Ohio-based umbrella company Haas-Jordan (PPAI 113502, S4). Haas-Jordan joins Bag Boy, Burton, Datrek Golf, Devant Sport Towels, IGOTCHA, SEARCH 'N RESCUE and FLAGPOLE-TO-GO in the Richmond, Virginia-headquartered Dynamic Brands’ portfolio.
Haas-Jordan was founded in 1899 by the Hull brothers in Toledo. The company is specifically known for assortment of umbrellas, apparel and drinkware. In 1942, with the assistance of famed PGA Tour player Byron Nelson, Haas-Jordan designed and built the first American-style golf umbrella, a design that combines large-size, dense fabric weaveand a double rib frame for added strength. Later in 1959, it was the first manufacturer to silk screen umbrellas. Then in 1961, Haas-Jordan introduced the first all fiberglass frame and fiberglass shaft.
“We are thrilled to add the Haas-Jordan Company to Dynamic Brands’ portfolio of premium brands,” says Leighton Klevana, CEO of Dynamic Brands. “Haas-Jordan has built a strong reputation as an industry leader for over 100 years, providing extraordinary products and superior customer service to thousands of green grass, retail and corporate customers.”