Marine industry merger

Suunto, the leading manufacturer of sports precision instruments, has announced the acquisition of the UK based Tacktick Ltd, manufacturer of wireless marine sensors, instruments and displays. The acquisition was carried out by a sister company Amer Sports UK Ltd, a subsidiary of the Amer Sports Group.

Suunto’s brand presence in the marine segment began with the introduction of innovative tactical compasses in 1965.Today, Suunto’s marine instrument business includes a complete range of marine compasses.

Tacktick is a world leader in wireless marine electronics with an extensive range of wireless instruments designed specifically for boats. The product range utilizes an innovative low power wireless technology allowing the units to function entirely using solar power. This enables flexible installation and allows for the seamless addition of extra instruments at any stage.

No changes are envisaged with the 14 Tacktick employees at Tacktick Ltd and Tacktick SARL following the acquisition.