It is unlikely that you’ve missed seeing an article, blog or news segment about the astronomical growth of Pickleball in the U.S. Or maybe your local tennis court has been taken over by throngs of zealous Pickleball enthusiasts; they’re everywhere of late. This quirky sport is touted as the fastest growing sport in the country. A from the Sports & Fitness Industry Association numbered Pickleball players at 4.8 million nationwide, an almost 40 percent increase between 2019 and 2021, with an estimated 35,000 courts in the U.S., more than double the number of courts five years ago. The game, with its low barrier to entry and inclusive spirit, has exploded into a big business with no shortage of innovative entrepreneurs and eager investors.
So why do we care so much about Pickleball, you ask? ACP Composites has been manufacturing composite pickleball panels and paddle blanks for over 12 years, long before the sport reached its heights of popularity today. As an AS9100 certified manufacturer of advanced composite solutions for over 37 years, we build to the highest quality standards for some of the top Pickleball brands in the market. ACP’s comprehensive experience in composites manufacturing allows us to exploit carbon fiber’s unique, inherent properties to manufacture Pickleball paddles with the ultimate stiffness, control and finesse.
As the most sophisticated and reliable pickleball panel and paddle blank manufacturer in North America, ACP Composites is perfectly positioned to help you join the Pickleball craze. “There is going to be tremendous growth in the next eight years, with an estimated 40 million Pickleball players worldwide,” said Ty Musser, Senior Program Manager of ACP’s Pickleball division. “We are excited to be a part of these growing opportunities. With our already established and reputable paddle business, it’s a natural move for us.”
With Pickleball growing faster than ever, you can feel confident in partnering with ACP Composites for all your pickleball panel & blank paddle manufacturing needs. Contact us today to get in the game!