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  • February 2, 2017 -

    Headquarters, Research & Development Detachment Shooting Team Selects Inceptor as Exclusive Training Ammunition

    “After the team’s utilization and evaluation of several brands, we identified Inceptor Sport Utility Ammo by PolyCase as the ideal target and range ammunition for our training needs.”

    Natick Shooting Team

    Following debut at the 2017 Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show, the Headquarters, Research & Development Detachment shooting team stationed at the Natick Soldier Systems Center selected Inceptor® Sport Utility Ammo by PolyCase® Ammunition as the exclusive training cartridge in preparation for the All-Army Marksmanship Competition.

     

    “After the team’s utilization and evaluation of several brands, we identified Inceptor Sport Utility Ammo by PolyCase as the ideal target and range ammunition for our training needs,” said Justin Coletti, Team Captain of the Headquarters, Research and Development Detachment shooting team. “Our marksmanship team requires the utmost reliability, accuracy and safety,” Coletti went on to say, “The frangibility for close-range use on steel significantly set this ammo apart from all others.”

     

    In commenting on the feedback from the Headquarters, Research and Development Detachment shooting team, PolyCase CEO Paul Lemke remarked, “we are delighted with the team’s interest in Inceptor ammunition and the testimony from their team further demonstrates the value our Sport Utility Ammo provides.” A retired US Army officer, Lemke initially founded PolyCase Ammunition to provide safe ammunition solutions to US and NATO military personnel engaged in counter-terrorist operations. “We are committed to providing our customers lasting value, whether they are the US military or a casual enthusiast,” said Lemke.

     

    Designed to match the ballistic performance of the award-winning Inceptor ARX® Preferred Defense and Ruger® ARX Self-Defense lines of ammunition while offering unmatched frangibility. Sport Utility Ammo’s lead-free copper-polymer blended construction was designed for use on hardened steel with safe range distances measured in feet, not yards, for the safest and most realistic training experience. Inceptor Sport Utility Ammo is available in .380 Auto, 9mm, .38 Special, .40 S&W, .45 Auto and .300 AAC Blackout.

     

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  • January 16, 2017 -

    PolyCase Introduces the Most Advanced Range and Target Ammunition

    “With unmatched frangibility, Inceptor Sport Utility Ammo is the ideal practice cartridge…”

     

    Following extensive research at the pioneering PolyCase® Ammunition Development Lab, PolyCase announces Inceptor® Sport Utility Ammo™ for training and target practice. Precision engineered to match the ballistic performance of the award-winning Inceptor® Preferred Defense™ and Ruger® ARX® Self-Defense lines of ammunition while offering unmatched frangibility, Inceptor Sport Utility Ammo is the ideal practice cartridge for protective and recreational handgun shooting. Announced at today’s Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show, the addition of .300 AAC Blackout introduces a new category of Short Range Rifle™ (SR/R) ammunition to the Sport Utility Ammo portfolio.

     

    Featuring SteelSafe™ range-friendly lead free copper-polymer blended construction, Sport Utility Ammo is designed for use on hardened steel with safe range distances measured in feet, not yards, for the safest and most realistic training experience. Inceptor Sport Utility Ammo is available in .380 Auto, 9mm Luger, .38 Special, .40 S&W, .45 Auto and .300 AAC Blackout. High velocity Sport Utility Ammo cartridges are specially designed and thoroughly tested for reliable performance, unmatched frangibility and consistent accuracy. Click here for more information.

  • January 12, 2017 -

    Media Members Invited to Preview New Ammunition at Industry Day at the Range

    Exciting new Inceptor, Ruger ARX and Umarex products to debut next week.

     

    Attendees at the NSSF’s Industry Day at the Range™ Monday, January 16th will be among the first to test fire exciting new products from PolyCase® Ammunition prior to their public unveiling the following day at the 2017 Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show. Available for live fire testing at lane SR-21, these new product entries include advanced projectiles under the Inceptor®, Ruger® ARX® and Umarex® ARX labels.

     

    New Product Overview:

    1. Introducing the new category of Short Range Rifle™ (SR/R) cartridges for the Inceptor Sport Utility Ammo™ line, the new Inceptor .300 AAC Blackout is optimized for use with suppressors and short barreled rifles. Reducing both recoil and muzzle rise while providing exceptional reliability, this cartridge also offers unmatched frangibility to accommodate the most diverse range of shooting applications.
    2. Rounding out a winning lineup, Ruger has added .357 Magnum to its ARX Self Defense ammunition line. Shooters are sure to be impressed with the flat shooting and reduced recoil of this round paired with the cartridge’s magnum velocity at 1,650 fps.
    3. Delivering unparalleled lethality for the discerning enthusiast, the Inceptor Preferred Hunting™ line now includes .45 Colt 158 Gr ARX with patent-pending UM1™ Primer Spacers for safe and reliable feeding in tubular magazines. In response to retailer and manufacturer demand, a new heavy-hitting .458 SOCOM 200 Gr ARX cartridge adds weight to the AR-based Inceptor offerings.
    4. Harnessing the revolutionary lethality, speed and accuracy of PolyCase’s Patent-Pending ARX projectile, new Umarex ARX ammunition brings unparalleled terminal performance to big bore airguns and muzzleloaders. Utilizing cutting-edge technology never before seen in these categories, innovative SpeedBelt™ and SpeedBand™ sabots ensure remarkable accuracy, velocity and smooth feeding.

    Those who cannot make it to Range Day are encouraged to visit PolyCase® Ammunition at SHOT Show booths #15323 and #2742 to learn more about these exciting new releases.

  • January 9, 2017 -

    PolyCase and Umarex Partner to Reinvent Ammunition

    “PolyCase is proud to have been selected by our industry’s premier airgun manufacturer…”

    Attendees at the upcoming Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show will have the opportunity to witness the debut of a revolutionary new line of big bore airgun and muzzleloader ammunition from Umarex® USA, Inc. Developed in partnership with PolyCase® Ammunition, Umarex ARX® incorporates patent-pending innovation that enables extreme hunting performance.

     

    The strategic partnership with Umarex significantly extends the reach of PolyCase’s award-winning Inceptor® ammunition. “PolyCase is proud to have been selected by our industry’s premier airgun manufacturer,” said Paul Lemke, PolyCase Founder and CEO. “Working with Umarex perfectly suits our commitment to ballistic science while bringing the Umarex brand to the muzzleloader community,” Lemke went on to say.

     

    Designed at the pioneering PolyCase Ammunition Development Lab™ in Savannah, Georgia, Umarex ARX projectiles deliver groundbreaking terminal performance in air rifles and muzzleloaders. Soon to be available in four of the most popular chamberings, Umarex ARX ammunition in .357, .40 and .45 caliber utilize the cutting-edge Umarex SpeedBand™ cup sabot while .50 caliber projectiles will feature the SpeedBelt™ base-style sabot. To learn more, visit PolyCase and Umarex at booth #15323 and #15062 at the Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

     

    About Umarex, USA Inc.

    Umarex USA, Incorporated is one of North America’s fastest growing sport and recreation companies. Umarex USA develops and markets products under brands owned or licensed by its parent company, Umarex Sportwaffen GmbH & Co. KG. Such brands include Axeon Optics, Beretta®, Browning®, Colt®, Elite Force®, Heckler & Koch®, Hornady®, IWI®, Optical Dynamics, Ruger®, RWS®, Smith & Wesson®, Umarex®, Walther® and others. Click here to learn more. Follow and subscribe to Umarex USA online at Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

  • January 3, 2017 -

    PolyCase Ammunition Appoints Director of Marketing

    “…we will set a new standard for excellence in 2017 and beyond.”

     

    PolyCase® Ammunition is pleased to announce the appointment of Joseph D’Ambrosia to the position of Director of Marketing. D’Ambrosia brings extensive firearms marketing expertise to the Georgia-based manufacturer, having most recently provided strategic direction to emerging Rochester NY-area businesses in the firearms and laser sighting segments.

     

    “PolyCase is poised to assume a dominant position in the ammunition marketplace and Joseph is exactly who we needed to take our marketing efforts to the next level,” said Paul Lemke, PolyCase Founder and CEO. “His fresh approach to reaching shooting sports consumers is the perfect fit for our company’s unconventional innovation, which truly represents an evolution in ballistic science.”

     

    Currently completing his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) at The University of Rochester’s Simon Business School, D’Ambrosia has served as consultant and training counselor for a host of firearms training academies, military and law enforcement personnel. A Purple-Heart recipient, D’Ambrosia also served as an Infantry Staff Sergeant with the United States Army’s 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), completing two tours of combat in Operation Enduring Freedom – Afghanistan.

     

    On the subject of his new role, D’Ambrosia remarked that, “as a lifelong firearm enthusiast, I am eager to chart the strategic marketing direction that will bring the future of ballistic technology to my fellow shooting sports devotees. PolyCase’s Inceptor® brand of ammunition is precisely the type of innovation our industry has been waiting for. Paired with the unparalleled corporate leadership, culture and values at PolyCase, I have no doubt that we will set a new standard for excellence in 2017 and beyond.”

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