WSI in the News
Posted on January 07 2016
Great Story on Kare 11 in the Twin Cities Market:
Where else would the NFL turn for warm winter game day clothing than a company in Minnesota? At Sunday's playoff game, both the Vikings and the Seattle Seahawks will be wearing shirts, socks and gloves from the WSI company of Eagan.
The company's "Heatr" technology is the brainchild of Windom, Minnesota native Joel Wiens. He says it is a Minnesota success story.
A great article by John Ewoldt in the Minneapolis StarTribune on Thursday:
...Joel Wiens has been hoping all football season that an NFL playoff game would be played in Minnesota. Not only did that wish come true, but the subzero temperatures expected for Sunday’s game between the Vikings and the Seattle Seahawks fits his business like a compression glove.
“We were prepared for this,” Wiens said. “We’ve developed a product just for playing football at minus-20 degree windchills.”...
Seen on WCCO/CBS in the Twin Cities:
Eagan Company Making Warm Weather Gear For Vikings, Seahawks Players
We'll be lucky if we're above zero for Sunday's big game against the Seattle Seahawks. The Vikings are prepared, soon the Seahawks will be too. What's under a saw in an industrial park in Eagan will soon be in front of millions of watchful eyes.
And on KSTP Channel 5 in the Twin Cities:
The folks at Eagan-based WSI Sports are busy filling a big Seahawks order this week. The team called the company Sunday night just hours after the Vikings-Packers game. They asked for the same long-sleeve, special heating, wind-stopping material items the Vikings wear.