Why did KEE buy Smart Parts’ patent portfolio?

Propaintball.com has received an email announcing KEE to have purchased the Smat Parts patent portfolio in its entirety. The brief email did not offer much insight to what KEE aims to do with the acquired immaterial property rights, but after the fall of Smart Parts the speculation around the company remains has been vivid to say the least. First off, the entire bankruptcy …

Philadelphia Americans’ destiny confirmed

ProPaintball.com has received short comments directly from Adam Gardner confirming the fact that the Philadelphia Americans will not be competing as a professional team in 2010. The legendary team of 20 years has always been the factory team for Smart Parts, and with their inability to support the team there is little else to do. With the team  ownership being directly tied to the …

Smart Parts Europe taken over by Maxs Sport and Paint Xtreme

Smart Parts’ European functions that were located in GB have been jointly acquired by German distributors MAXS Sports and Paint Xtreme. The press release was released already Jan 25th, 2010.  Even though  Smart Parts has not released any information on continuing operations after the announced “temporary closing” that was supposed to last only for January, the press release has a clear orientation for the future. We will …

DLX Technologies’ saga continues

Darryl Trent from DLX technologies has posted a press release on propaintball.com with information on the season 2010 and DLX Technology / Luxe markers. The short press release has two significant implications. First, it is the first (?) to officially admit that Smart Parts is restructuring with a financial institution in play. The second key point is that the DLX …