Warne Scope Mounts acquires Sunset Manufacturing

In 2005 Warne Scope Mounts moved from its Clackamas location to Tualatin OR.  Since then Warne has grown into a world class, Made in the USA, optic mounting manufacturer for the shooting industry. Celebrating our 25th Anniversary in 2016, Warne Scope Mounts realized that our continued growth required even more space and professional staff to keep up with demand.

Over the past five years Warne Scope Mounts has relied on Sunset Manufacturing as our primary outsource machine shop vendor. In mid-2016 Sunset and Warne began discussions about potentially acquiring the assets of Sunset as Jim and Linda were ready to retire. Sunset Manufacturing was started in 1944 by Roy Warren in Beaverton. OR.  Over the years Roy enlisted his son Jim and daughter Linda to help run the small but thriving company. In 1969 Sunset Manufacturing moved to Tualatin OR where Jim and Linda have continued to grow business.

These discussions proved to be fruitful as Warne was able to acquire the assets of Sunset on Jan. 3rd of 2017. Along with the assets Warne was able to offer jobs to the vast majority of skilled labor previously employed by Sunset and maintain the equipment in the current location which is less than one mile from Warne’s main plant.

With this acquisition Warne now has 35,000 square feet of manufacturing and office space, and proudly employs over 100 local staff and production team members. Dan Goetz, CEO of Warne Scope Mounts said,”We’re really excited about continuing our growth in Tualatin which offers a superior quality of life environment and is centrally located to a dynamic and committed labor pool.”

About Warne Scope Mounts:
Warne Scope Mounts are designed, engineered and Made in America, to give the round after round of reliable, Return to Zero confidence you need in the field. Built on Jack Warne’s foundation of both horizontal & vertically split ring designs, Warne Scope Mounts continues to deliver innovative and functional scope mounts to shooters.

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