Skee-Ball Inc. Sold to Wisconsin Company

The Chalfont, Pa. company is moving operations to the Midwest.
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There’s perhaps nothing more iconic to the Jersey Shore than Skee-Ball. Rolling that odd, wooden ball down the lane is basically a rite of passage for kids and gives adults a chance to relive their youth. And let’s be honest, winning tickets can feel intoxicating.

But on Tuesday, the business of Skee-Ball just changed in a big way. Skee-Ball Inc., located in Bucks County, has just been purchased by Bay Tek Games, located in Pulaski, Wisconsin. The sale price was not disclosed.

Phlly.com reports that Skee-Ball plans to move operations to Wisconsin: “Skee-Ball manufactures its games in Chalfont, but after a roughly three-month transition will move to Wisconsin, Gaetan Philippon, Bay Tek’s chief executive, said Wednesday after meetings with Skee-Ball employees.”

Here’s the announcement that appeared on the Bay Tek Games Facebook page:

Bay Tek Games is excited and honored to announce the asset acquisition of the Chalfont, PA-based organization,…

Posted by Bay Tek Games on Tuesday, February 23, 2016