Retriever Sports works out of a 30,000 square foot plant, and produces 30,000 darts — and up to 1 million dart flights — each week. “Ninety-five percent of everything we sell is produced in-house,” says Tom Pope, who founded the company with his wife, Katie, in 1978. Pope, now 75 and not considering retirement, had been a top amateur darts player.
The two Mark Andy Scout flexo lines are both six-color with full UV curing, corona treaters, cold foil, and web inspection cameras. They print on 75 and 100 micron polyester. Flight designs run into thousands, says Pope, who has customers in