Lancaster, Pennsylvania — 27 April 2016 — OpSec Security, the global leader in protecting, authenticating, and enhancing brands, services and revenues, announced the addition of Louisville Slugger to its list of world-renowned authentication clients.

Louisville Slugger, a division of Wilson Sporting Goods, is the world’s most well-known manufacturer of baseball sports equipment.  It all began more than 132 years ago in Louisville, Kentucky when “Bud” Hillerich, a 17 year-old boy in his father’s woodworking shop, created the first “Slugger” for Pete Browning of the Louisville Eclipse.

“Our new hologram bat labeling program provides assurance to consumers that they’re purchasing a genuine Louisville Slugger,” said Jim Earley, Senior Manager of Louisville Slugger Innovation.  “We’ll permanently imbed the OpSec Security holograms in our high-end Louisville Slugger performance bats.  Each hologram will have a unique number, so anyone purchasing a 2017 Louisville Slugger high-performance bat can have confidence that their bat is authentic and traceable back to our production line.”

“Louisville Slugger is trusted by little leaguers and major leaguers alike for its heritage and quality,” said Rich Cremona, CEO of OpSec Security.  “OpSec is proud to put its reputation of quality alongside this iconic American brand.”


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