Otterbox acquires screen protector manufacturer Wrapsol, promises more highquality accessories

Sure, we may see acquisitions from big-name players in tech from time to time, but it's not every day that accessory makers announce new company purchases. Today, however, Otterbox has let it be known that it's scooped up Wrapsol, a film wrap manufacturer that's more commonly known for offering a slew of screen protectors for handsets, tablets and even laptops. Mum's the word on how much cash the Defender creator shelled out, but the company's CEO, Brian Thomas, appears to be quite content with its new property, saying that the addition of Wrapsol "enhances our ability to provide our customers and consumers an expanded variety of high-quality products."

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OTTERBOX ACQUIRES PROTECTIVE FILM WRAP MANUFACTURER WRAPSOL TO EXPAND WORLD-CLASS PRODUCT LINEUP

FORT COLLINS, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OtterBox®, the global leader in mobile technology protection and one of the fastest-growing private companies in America, has acquired Boston, Mass.-based Wrapsol and its family of premium protective film solutions for mobile devices.

Wrapsol offers a variety of protective film wrap solutions including the rugged ULTRA, smudge-resistant CLEAN, durable ORIGINAL, discreet PRIVACY and non-slip GRIP PAD lines.

"Wrapsol is a promising company with similar values and similar culture whose product aligns with the OtterBox mission of complete, premium device protection," said OtterBox President and CEO Brian Thomas. "Adding Wrapsol to the OtterBox portfolio of world-class protection significantly enhances our ability to provide our customers and consumers an expanded variety of high-quality products."

"Joining the OtterBox family is a great opportunity for Wrapsol and its employees," said Wrapsol Vice President of Sales Brett Webster. "We're excited to integrate our product lines and give our employees a chance to join another world-class team."

For more information about Wrapsol, visit www.Wrapsol.com. Information about OtterBox can be found at www.OtterBox.com.

About OtterBox:

Built upon fundamentals of hard work, innovation and perseverance, OtterBox is a leader in the production of premier protective solutions for global handheld manufacturers, wireless carriers and distributors.

Incorporating creativity and cutting-edge design into every product, OtterBox creates durable cases that offer reliable device protection to complement any lifestyle.

OtterBox was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Fort Collins, Colo. In 2010 OtterBox established an EMEA headquarters in Ireland and an APAC headquarters in Hong Kong.

For more information, visit www.otterbox.com or call 888-695-8820. We've Got Technology Covered.

About Wrapsol:

Wrapsol is a leader in protective film solutions for today's most popular consumer electronics devices including phones, tablets and computers. Wrapsol helps consumers stay connected by protecting their mobile devices with the industry's strongest and easiest-to-apply protective film and non-slip Grip Pad.

Committed to community and the environment, all Wrapsol device protection systems are engineered, manufactured and packaged at the company's Massachusetts headquarters and come in 100% recyclable packaging.

For more information, visit www.wrapsol.com.

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Otterbox acquires screen protector manufacturer Wrapsol, promises more high-quality accessories