Wilson - Wilson Platform Paddle Technology
The Wilson Sporting Goods Company is a sports equipment manufacturer based in Chicago, Illinois, and currently is a foreign subsidiary of the Finnish company Amer Sports.
Wilson makes equipment for many sports, among them badminton, baseball, basketball, softball, football, golf, racquetball, soccer, squash, tennis, volleyball and paddle sports.
Wilson's GRUUV platform tennis paddle technology optimizes spin and feel through angled holes that maximize ball contact on the paddle surface and allow edges to grab the ball more effectively. Wilson's Countervail technology directs the ball's energy within the paddle instead of the body to maximize player energy, reduce muscle fatigue and shorten recovery time
Viking - Viking Platform Paddle Technology
Viking has enjoyed the longest and most successful heritage of grass roots promotions and game changing product introductions in platform tennis. Capitalizing on the growing popularity of platform tennis in the mid 1990's, Viking founder David Kjeldsen brought much needed product stability and new programs to the sport.
Today, Viking is recognized as one of the leaders in the sport and David continues to play an active role in working with the Viking team to drive the growth of the sport and develop new product innovations that make the game more enjoyable to play.