PlayPower® Announces Acquisition of Tayplay Ltd.
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HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (February 26, 2018) – PlayPower, Inc., a global leader in the recreation industry, today announced its acquisition of Scotland-based manufacturer Tayplay. Tayplay specializes in the research and development of key rope components, creating innovative products and solutions to break into new markets, exceed local standards, and improve the customer experience. Their diverse team brings together experts in civil and mechanical design engineering, product development, joinery, and woodworking to provide top quality products and groundbreaking custom creations.
“With more than 20 years of experience in rope design and engineering, Tayplay brings expertise to our organization that will enable us to expand our product offering and have greater control over our supply chain,” said Joseph Copeland, CEO of PlayPower
“Marrying our proprietary knowledge of rope with the breadth of PlayPower’s global business will enable us to continue to innovate and grow in multiple geographies,” said Peter Will, Managing Director of Tayplay.
Tayplay joins a global family of leading play and recreation brands under PlayPower, including EZ Dock, HAGS, Little Tikes Commercial, Miracle, Playworld, SoftPlay, USA Shade, and Wabash Valley.
Founded in 1994, Tayplay is United Kingdom’s number one supplier of rope playground equipment, manufacturing and shipping hundreds of net products worldwide each year. Headquartered in Perth, Scotland, the company weaves its ethos of “playing and living active” into every aspect of its business, from industry-leading research to the selection of premium quality materials for superior color, durability and safety. For more information, please visit Tayplay.com.
PlayPower, Inc. is the world’s largest, fully integrated manufacturer of commercial playground equipment, floating dock systems and lifts for boats and personal watercraft, shade solutions and site furnishings. The company is headquartered in Huntersville, NC, with marketing, sales and manufacturing facilities in Monett, MO; Lewisburg, PA; Selby, England; Sosnowiec, Poland; and Aneby, Sweden. PlayPower, Inc.’s goal is to lead the market in all areas in which it competes and to continue to bring innovation and fun to the marketplace. For more information, please visit PlayPower.com.