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CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Wins Prestigious Family Business of the Year Award

CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide – The World Leader in Sport Cleat Technology® and maker of innovative CHAMP spikes, high-performance golf grips, tees and accessories – was named business of the year by The Family Business Association (FBA) of Massachusetts at their annual awards banquet.

The FBA Awards identify the critical role that family owned and operated companies play in providing significant employment opportunities, revenue generation and economic development within their communities. CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering began eight decades ago to develop metal components for the New England shoe industry. Today, this Massachusetts institution supplies spikes and products to more than 300 companies around the world.

“We are a proud fourth generation business that is committed to producing game-changing equipment for sports and other specialty industries,” says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. “For more than 80 years, our family has worked tirelessly to ensure the CHAMP brand remains synonymous with quality, innovation and integrity.”

CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide has been designing and manufacturing technologically advanced footwear components since 1931. As the leader in the sport cleat industry, CHAMP was the premier choice of those players competing at the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Additionally, as the #1 Brand on Tour®, CHAMP spikes have been used by nearly 75 percent of all golf major winners over the past 12 years. These cleats are offered in an assortment of models, including the popular ScorpionSTINGER™ and Zarma®.

The company’s other signature golf products include the Zarma FLYtee™ series and recently launched C Grips line. Designed with a strong emphasis on technical innovation and game-improving performance, the C Grips collection consists of five models. It has gained a loyal following among players who recognize its superior feel, durability and performance characteristics.

For more information:, 1-800-OK-CHAMP.