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McDermott Hosts Factory Tour Event for Authorized Dealers

McDermott Factory Tour - Group Photo

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (July 21, 2016) – McDermott Cue Mfg., LLC is a leading manufacturer and worldwide distributor of pool cues, performance shafts and billiard accessories. McDermott recently hosted a factory tour event for their authorized dealers.

Over 25 people from around the world attended the event on July 12th. Guests were given guided tours of McDermott’s factory where they saw the cue-making process firsthand.

Guests were invited to participate in hands-on experiences like hand-gluing inlays, cue staining, and applying a linen wrap to a cue.

“We were excited to open up our factory to our dealers from across the world,” said Greg Knight, owner of McDermott Cue. “It was a great opportunity for us to showcase our production process and help them appreciate the time and effort that goes into making a high-quality, handcrafted cue.”

Visitors were also given a first look at McDermott’s new product line for 2017 before it officially debuted at the BCA Home & Leisure Expo the following day.

McDermott Cue is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, WI and markets under the brands of McDermott Cue, Star Cue, Lucky Cue, Wildfire, Intimidator i-Shafts, G-Core Shafts, Big Boy Shafts, Sledgehammer Break Cue and Stinger Break/Jump Cues.

For more information about this press release, contact McDermott’s Creative Director, Derek Blaguski, at press@mcdermottcue.com or call 1-262-251-4090. More information can also be found at www.mcdermottcue.com.

McDermott Factory Tour - Group Photo

McDermott Factory Tour - Applying a Linen Wrap

McDermott Announces New Products for 2017

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (July 19, 2016) – McDermott Cue Mfg., LLC is a leading manufacturer and worldwide distributor of pool cues, performance shafts and billiard accessories. McDermott is proud to announce the addition of over 70 new products to their line for 2017. The new products were unveiled last week to McDermott dealers and distributors at the 2017 BCA Home & Leisure Expo in Schaumburg, IL.

The new releases include 27 new McDermott cues; 5 new Star Cues; 15 new Lucky cues; 4 new Youth cues; and several new cases and accessories. Some of the new McDermott cues feature several new woods and inlay materials, including Shokwood, “Patriot” pearl and “Metal-pool.” The new cue models range in price from $57.50 to $1,999. To see their complete line of new products, visit their website at www.mcdermottcue.com/newfor2017.

McDermott Cue is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, WI and markets under the brands of McDermott Cue, Star Cue, Lucky Cue, Wildfire, Intimidator i-Shafts, G-Core Shafts, Sledgehammer Break Cues and Stinger Break/Jump Cues.

For more information about this press release, contact McDermott’s Creative Director, Derek Blaguski, at press@mcdermottcue.com or call 1-800-666-2283. More information can be found at www.mcdermottcue.com.

New Products for 2017