KEVIN FARR APPOINTED TO POLARIS INDUSTRIES INC. BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MINNEAPOLIS, MN. (October 24, 2013) — Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today appointed Kevin Farr to the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Farr is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Mattel, Inc., the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of toys and family products. At Mattel, Mr. Farr is responsible for the finances of a $6.4 billion global business. He also plays integral roles in corporate strategic planning and development, i...
USSOCOM AWARDS POLARIS CONTRACTS TO SUPPLY ALL TERRAIN VEHICLES
Minneapolis, MN (October 23, 2013) – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, announced the company was awarded a contract by the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) to provide MRZR Lightweight Tactical All Terrain Vehicles. This contract award spans up to five years, and allows SOCOM to manage their ultra-light tactical mobility needs to meet mission demands and emerging threats.
The MRZR2 and MRZR4 are highly-mobile...
POLARIS REPORTS RECORD THIRD QUARTER 2013 RESULTS; EPS FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS INCREASED 23% to $1.64 ON SALES GROWTH OF 25%
Third quarter surpasses $1.1 billion in sales; Company increases full year 2013 Sales and EPS from continuing operations guidance
Third Quarter Highlights:
· Net income from continuing operations increased 24% to $116.9 million, or $1.64 per diluted share, with sales increasing 25% to $1,102.6 million, setting records for third quarter sales and earnings and exceeding $1 billion in quarterly sales for the first time in the Company’s history.
POLARIS TO SPONSOR QUEBEC MAJOR JUNIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE
MEDINA, Minn. (Oct. 21, 2013) – Polaris Snowmobiles has entered a sponsorship agreement with the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, becoming official sponsor of the league and its twelve Quebec-based teams, including Drakkar Baie-Comeau, Voltigeurs Drummondville, Sagueneens Chicoutimi, Olympiques Gatineau, Remparts Quebec, Blainville-Boisbriand Armada, Rimouski Oceanic, Rouyn-Noranda Huskies, Victoriaville Tigres, Sherbrooke Phoenix, Shawinigan Cataractes, and Foreurs Val-d’Or....
VICTORY MOTORCYCLES HEAD OUT ON THE HIGHWAY WITH TATTOO PROJECTS
Charlotte creative studio named agency of record for bike brand
(MEDINA, MINNESOTA) Victory Motorcycles, the second-largest heavyweight motorcycle brand in the USA, whose models include the top-selling Cross Country bagger line and the Highball, have named North Carolina based Tattoo Projects as agency of record for 2014. The maverick advertising agency, who prides themselves on creating daring campaigns that leave indelible impressions, won the b...
THE NEW POLARIS GEM eM 1400
MEDINA, Minn. – (Oct. 17, 2013) – Polaris® Industries Inc., today announced the availability of the all-new Polaris® GEM® eMTM1400 vehicle. The compact electric vehicles are ready for order through all 280 authorized GEM dealers in North America. With industry leading payload and cargo capacity as well as versatile configurations, the GEM eM1400 can be customized to fit your work applications.
"The entire GEM team is extremely excited to bring the all-new eM1400 to the ...
POLARIS RZR DOMINATES RACING WEEKEND
Minneapolis, MN (October 17, 2013) – From Coast-to-Coast, Polaris RZR was out in full force this past weekend. From GNCC to BITD, Polaris Factory Racing Teams were on top of the podium and securing championship wins.
In WORCS, it would come down to the last race of the season, Buffalo Bills, to decide the Pro Production class winner. Polaris Racers Beau Baron and Ryan Piplic, in their RZR 900s, would duke it out for the championship. When the dust settled, Baron would edge d...
POLARIS INTRODUCES ANOTHER RZR BEYOND COMPARE
New RZR XP 4 1000 Offers the Ultimate RZR Experience for Four
Minneapolis, MN (October 15, 2013) – Three months ago, Polaris introduced the RZR® XP 1000, which brought incredible innovations to each of the hallmark Power, Suspension and Agility aspects of RZR®, and added an entirely new level of interior comfort and accessory customization. In true Polaris fashion of aggressively bringing vehicles to market that suit the needs of all off-road enthusiasts, the company is intr...
POLARIS PARTNERS WITH PINK RIBBON RIDERS AND DONATES LIMITED EDITION 2014 800 SWITCHBACK PRO-R SNOWMOBILE TO SUPPORT PROGRAM FOR BREAST CANCER PATIENTS
MEDINA, Minn. (Oct. 14, 2013) – Polaris® Snowmobiles is partnering with Pink Ribbon Riders® this season, supporting the group in providing financial assistance to breast cancer patients by donating a 2014 Polaris 800 Switchback® Pro-R LE SnowCheck Edition snowmobile as the grand prize in a fundraising raffle.
Pink Ribbon Riders is selling raffle tickets at snowmobile events across the snowbelt all winter, and the winning ticket will be drawn February 15, 2014.
“We are hon...
POLARIS RANGER TO SPONSOR RFD-TV'S THE AMERICAN
One-day rodeo set to be the largest and richest rodeo in the world
Minneapolis, October 10, 2013 – Polaris® Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today announced the company is the presenting sponsor of RFD-TV’s THE AMERICAN, which is set to be the largest and richest one-day rodeo in western sports history, with a payout of $2 million.
“THE AMERICAN offers us a unique opportunity to support the western lifestyle, which we know a lot ...
POLARIS SCHEDULES THIRD QUARTER 2013 EARNINGS RELEASE AND CONFERENCE CALL
MINNEAPOLIS (September 19, 2013) ---- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will release its third quarter 2013 financial results on Tuesday, October 22, 2013, and will hold a conference call and webcast at 9:00 a.m. Central Time on the same day to discuss the results.
The call will be hosted by Scott Wine, Chairman and CEO, Bennett Morgan, President and COO and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO.
A slide presentation and link to the webcast ...
BEAU BARON TAKES WORCS ROUND 8
RZRs Take Top Three Podium Spots in SxS Pro Production
Minneapolis, MN (Sept. 16, 2013) - After missing the podium last race, Polaris Racing/Holz Racing’s Beau Baron was back on top at WORCS Round 8, in Milford, Calif.
Baron would steer his RZR XP 900 to the win in the Pro Production class with second going to Polaris Factory Racer Ryan Piplic, also in a RZR XP 900. Jeffrey Oberling and his RZR would finish third in the class. Baron and Piplic sit one, two in the series stand...
GERMAN ARMY AWARDS POLARIS CONTRACT TO SUPPLY MILITARY ATVS
Minneapolis, MN (September 12, 2013) – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today announced the company was awarded a contract to provide MV850 ultra-light tactical vehicles to the German Army.
“Defense forces around the world are seeking Polaris Defense Military vehicles to take advantage of our ability to make modifications to our commercial off-the-shelf technology (COTS), insert customer requirements and quickly deliver an en...
MEMORIAL BLOOD CENTERS AND POLARIS TEAM UP TO SAVE LIVES
September 3, 2013 (St. Paul, MN) – Woodbury Resident and regular blood donor Guy Hartwig is now the lucky owner of a brand new all-terrain vehicle (ATV), thanks to Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII). During the month of July, volunteers who stepped up to give blood with Memorial Blood Centers became eligible to win the Polaris Sportsman ATV in a special Fishing for Donors promotion. Guy’s name was randomly selected in late August.
Warren Lopata, Marketing Director of Off-road...
POLARIS GEM INTRODUCES 2014 MODELS
New models enhance the 15-year success of GEM, focus on performance and comfort
MEDINA, Minn. – (Aug. 20, 2013) – Polaris® Industries Inc., today announced the availability of its 2014 line of Polaris® GEM® vehicles. The compact electric vehicles are ready for order through all 280 authorized GEM dealers in North America. Now in the 15th year of production, GEM vehicles provide premium electric performance for transporting passengers, moving cargo or performing essential task...
POLARIS INDUSTRIES INC. NAMES TIM LARSON AS VICE PRESIDENT, GLOBAL CUSTOMER EXCELLENCE
Newly created position will focus on customer excellence and brand development
Minneapolis (August 19, 2013) – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the hire of Tim Larson to the newly created position of Vice President, Global Customer Excellence. He will begin work with the Company in this role immediately.
“Striving for customer excellence in all that we do is vital to Polaris’ efforts to continue growing and leading our markets, and we are excited to have Ti...
POLARIS EXPANDS OFFERING FOR BRUTUS COMMERCIAL VEHICLE LINE
New BRUTUS model enhances operator experience
MEDINA, MN- (Aug. 14, 2013) Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, has expanded its purpose-built commercial vehicle line, Polaris® BRUTUS™ to include the BRUTUS base model with cab, heat and air conditioning, which is now available for order through authorized BRUTUS dealers in North America.
In March 2013, Polaris introduced the three-model BRUTUS lineup as the first side-by-side util...
PIPLIC TAKES SXS PRO PRODUCTION AT WORCS GLEN HELEN
Minneapolis, MN- (August 13, 2013)- Polaris Racing’s Ryan Piplic, in his RZR XP 900, took the checkered flag this past weekend at the WORCS race, at Glen Helen. The win was the first of the season for Piplic who has three second place finishes on the year.
The win, moved Piplic into second in points for the class and has three Polaris Racing team members at the top of the class. Polaris Racing/Holz Racing’s Beau Baron took fourth and is still in the points lead. Polaris/Blings...
POLARIS DEBUTS NEW PRODUCTS FOR 2014 OFF-ROAD AND MOTORCYCLE LINES
New vehicles across the Company’s product portfolio reinforce Polaris’ reputation for innovation
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (July 31, 2013) – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) unveiled its new 2014 product offerings from its Motorcycle and Off-Road Vehicle divisions at the company’s annual summer sales meeting. The lineup reflects the company’s trademark of continued innovation, highlighted by the launch of new vehicles and enhancements to existing products.
All-new vehicles include ...
POLARIS EMPLOYEE, NATHAN GOOD, WINS PRESTIGIOUS MILITARY AWARD
Patriotic Employer Award
Just recently our very own Polaris employee, Nathan Good, was presented with a Patriotic Employer Award. The award states, “For contributing to National Security and protecting liberty and freedom by supporting employee participation in America’s National Guard and Reserve Force.”
Nathan was presented with the award at a staff meeting on June 20th. After receiving the award, Nathan said, “I was humbled, more than anything else”. It is truly an hono...