November, 2008 - BOISE, IDAHO, USAAceCo Precision Manufacturing enters the ski industry with the introduction of the FINITE FINISH base structure tool. AceCo is an industrial manufacturer that produces precision products for several industries including; food processing & packaging knives, wood processing tools, knives & cutters, semiconductor components, and etch/lcd components. AceCo has 120 employees at their three plants located in Boise, Idaho. Production is underway on high quality ski base tools for the cross country racing market, under the FINITE SKI TOOLS brand.
AceCo’s President, Raliegh Jensen has been ski racing for over 30 years and he passed his love for the sport onto his sons, Eric and Joe. Many in the Western U.S. ski community know the Jensen brother’s as ski racers and still top level master’s athletes. They each won multiple medals at both the 2008 World Masters Championships and National Masters Championships; including gold in their respective age groups. Raliegh, also brought his sons into the manufacturing business and each has run a Division of AceCo for over ten years.
AceCo designed and tested 5 different tool bodies and 30 different structures before settling on the body and structure rollers being offered for the 2008-09 ski season. They are offering a two roller kit, a five roller kit and individual structure rollers. This tool is World Cup worthy; the difference is that this tool is obtainable whereas the European tools cost up to US$2000.
Joe says, “The quality and price point will make the Finite Finish tool the industry standard. Our goal is to get them into the hands of racers at a reasonable and affordable price.”
The tools are available to retailers, Boulder Nordic Sport is the chosen web dealer for 2008-09. BNS’s Nathan Schultz and Zach Caldwell are also involved in testing and research for future tool designs.
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