DYE Precision

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DYE Precision
Type Manufacturing
Founded 1994
Founder(s) Dave Dehaan
Headquarters San Diego, California, United States
Key people Mikko Huttunen, Vice President[1]
Products Paintball gear
Employees 250[1]
Website www.dyepaintball.com

DYE Precision, also known as simply DYE, is a paintball equipment manufacturing company[2] based in California. In 2005, the company was praised as one of the industry's largest paintball manufacturers.[3] The company has offices in London, Taiwan and Germany.[1]

History[edit]

DYE Precision was founded by Dave and Rhonda DeHaan in 1994.[4]

In 2006, DYE Precision sponsored a team, XXTIONEER, at the 2006 Paintball World Cup Asia.[5]

In March 2009, DYE Precision manufactured the Baltimore Trauma with 2009 Mid-Atlantic Open jerseys.[6]

In March 2010, the company allowed teams at the 2010 Paintball Sports Promotions World Cup to experience the new 2010 models free of charge.[7] In April 2010, DYE Precision manufactured the jerseys for professional paintball team Portland Naughty Dogs.[8] and later presented them with a limited special edition Naughty Dogs NT paintball gun.[9] That same month, DYE Precision co-hosted the National Collegiate Paintball Association tournament in Central Florida.[10]

In January 2011, DYE Precision signed a multi-year agreement with professional paintball team Chattanooga CEP.[11]

In November 2012, the company purchased Pro-Tec, a helmet manufacturing company, from apparel and sports equipment company Vans for an undisclosed amount.[4][12]

Markers[edit]

A 2006 Dye Matrix
  1. LCD (2003)
  2. DM4 (2004)
  3. DM5/DMC (2005)
  4. DM6 (2006)
  5. DM7 (2007)
  6. DM8 (2008)
  7. DM9 (2009)
  8. DM10 (2010)
  9. DM11 (2011)
  10. DM12 (2012)
  11. DM13 (2013)
  12. DM14 (2014)
  • Dye NT "New Technology"
  1. NT10 (2010)
  2. NT11 (2011)
  • Dye DAM

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Bradstreet, Kailee (2012-11-15). "Dye VP and Vans President Weigh In On Pro-tec’s Sale & Future". transworld.net. Retrieved 2012-11-27. 
  2. ^ "Popular Mechanics", p. 91, October 2002
  3. ^ Barr, Debbie (2005-04-13). "Paintballing To Blast Into Central Florida". orlandosentinel.com. Retrieved 2012-11-27. 
  4. ^ a b Israel L. (2012-11-13). "Dye Precision Buys Pro-Tec from Vans". socialpaintball.com. Retrieved 2012-11-27. 
  5. ^ Chan, Debbie (2006-12-01). "Our boys and girls on the paintball frontline". thestar.com.my. Retrieved 2012-11-27. 
  6. ^ Bill G. (2009-03-26). "First look: Trauma 2009 MAO Jersey". propaintball.com. Retrieved 2012-11-27. 
  7. ^ "Dye NT Experience, Live from PSP World Cup 2009". propaintball.com. 2009-10-06. Retrieved 2012-11-27. 
  8. ^ Justin (2010-04-02). "PPB Exclusive: New Paintball Jersey for the Naughty Dogs". propaintball.com. Retrieved 2012-11-27. 
  9. ^ Justin (2010-04-27). "PPB Exclusive: Naughty Dogs NT". propaintball.com. Retrieved 2012-11-27. 
  10. ^ Anthony H. (2010-04-12). "Drexel wins College Paintball Championships!". propaintball.com. Retrieved 2012-11-27. 
  11. ^ Justin (2011-01-28). "Chattanooga CEP goes PRO, signs with DYE". propaintball.com. Retrieved 2012-11-27. 
  12. ^ Hamanaka, Kari (2012-11-12). "Vans to Sell Action Sports Gear Brand". ocbj.com. Retrieved 2012-11-27. 

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