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SEABEAR Diving Technology Acquired By Johnson Outdoors

Boot Show 2015, Arne Sieber, Rosemary E Lunn, Roz Lunn, The Underwater Marketing Company, EUROTEK, SEABEAR, Scubapro, 2015-01-22 14.13.41

Dr Arne Sieber at the 2015 Boot Diving Show Image Credit: Rosemary E Lunn

Within the last 48 hours an exciting announcement has been made which has the potential to revolutionise Scubapro’s computer line. Johnson Outdoors – whose brands include Scubapro and Sub Gear – has announced that they have acquired SEABEAR.

SEABEAR specialises in the development of underwater instrumentation. This European company was founded and is headed up by Dr Arne Sieber. Sieber is a research scientist with knowledge of applied sensor technologies. His work has been published in peer reviewed journals, he has filed 9 patents and spoken at many international diving conferences such as EUROTEK.

Now Arne Sieber is joining Johnson Outdoors’ ‘Diving Unit’ which makes and markets Scubapro dive equipment. A spokesman for Johnson Outdoors stated that “SEABEAR’s technology expertise will strengthen innovation and enhance opportunities.”

Arne Sieber stated that he shares Johnson Outdoors’ dedication to create advanced, reliable products that make diving safer and more enjoyable. “We are thrilled to join the Johnson Outdoors’ family, the SCUBAPRO brand and to be part of an exciting future,” Sieber confirmed.

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