APRIL 12, 2018

Crimson Trace Earns Optics Planet Recognition

(Wilsonville, OR)— Crimson Trace® today announced that the company has received the OpticsPlanet, Inc. Brilliance Award for The Best Tactical Laser Sight 2017. This is the Oregon-based laser sight and light manufacturer’s fourth consecutive annual recognition from the well-known e-retailer. OpticsPlanet customers voted during the recent online product selection and recognition contest and Crimson Trace was the winning choice.

The No. 1 product in the contest was the Crimson Trace LiNQ® wireless laser sight and white light with green diode and LED light. This customer selection and recognition extends the long record of Crimson Trace products leading the laser sight industry in innovation, quality, value and preferred design features.  The innovative LiNQ system has also received several other significant shooting sports industry awards.

OpticsPlanet carries more than 200 Crimson Trace products on its website at www.opticsplanet.com. These range from the popular and compact Crimson Trace Rail Master® CMR-206 with green laser diode to the replacement Lasergrip® for the full-size Smith &Wesson® M&P®9 pistol. Many of those Crimson Trace products found on the website can be delivered under OpticsPlanet’s free two-day shipping policy. 

During the most recent voting period, OpticsPlanet customers could also give their preference nod to other best-in-class categories, including fishing gear, camping equipment, riflescopes, eyewear, flashlights, apparel and other product categories. More than 130 gear categories were open for online voting. OpticsPlanet is recognized as one of the world’s largest online retailers and this annual customer’s choice recognition continues to grow in scope and industry recognition.

Crimson Trace offers customers many benefits when—and after—products are purchased, including Free Batteries for Life on nearly all products, 24/7 customer service and support, an online retail store (www.crimsontrace.com) that is always open, plus an online dealer locator feature to help customers find a local outlet where they can inspect laser sights and determine the best fit for a firearm.

Crimson Trace leads the laser sight accessory category by providing more than 300 products through 2,500+ dealers across America. Those dealers include gun stores, ranges, big box outlets and numerous on-line retailers. Crimson Trace products can be easily installed without requiring modification of the firearm —or special gunsmith skills. For more information on Crimson Trace products and dealer locations, and to obtain a free copy of the company’s catalog, visit www.crimsontrace.com or call 800-442-2406.

About Crimson Trace Corporation

Based in Oregon, Crimson Trace Corporation is recognized as the leader in establishing laser sights as standard equipment on concealed-carry and personal-defense firearms. For more than two decades, the company has provided America’s firearms owners, law enforcement officers and military units worldwide with the largest selection of award-winning laser sights and tactical lights products. Those innovations include: Lasergrips® laser sights, Laserguard® laser sights, LiNQ® wireless operated laser and light systems and Lightguard® lights for firearms, each with Instinctive Activation™ firearm laser activation technology. Additional product lines include the Defender SeriesTM and Rail Master® firearms accessory platforms. Full details are available at www.crimsontrace.com or by calling 800-442-2406.

For more information contact:

Michael D. Faw

PR and Media Relations Manager

Crimson Trace

9780 SW Freeman Drive

Wilsonville, OR 97070