05 May Tread Lightly! Announces Rancho® Performance Suspension & Shocks as Its Newest Official Partner
NORTH SALT LAKE, Utah (May 5, 2022)— Tread Lightly!, a U.S.-based nonprofit dedicated to promoting responsible outdoor recreation through stewardship and educational programs, today announced Rancho® Performance Suspension & Shocks (Rancho) as its newest Official Partner.
As an Official Partner of Tread Lightly!, Rancho will support Tread Lightly!’s mission to protect off-road trail access and public lands through stewardship projects and responsible recreation education.
“Thank you to Rancho for joining the TL! Team as our newest Official Partner,” said Matt Caldwell, Executive Director of Tread Lightly!. “Rancho’s support will directly support the off-road community by funding our on-the-ground trail projects and education efforts. We’re looking forward to our stewardship project in August.”
Rancho, a popular global brand of suspension, shocks and more, was born in the 1950s in Long Beach, California, as Rancho Jeep Supply, and quickly grew into a thriving off-road and performance suspension components manufacturer. In 1990, Rancho was purchased by Tenneco Inc. and quickly expanded to include the world’s first five-way adjustable shock absorber.
“Rancho has been invested in the off-road community for over 65 years and we know the value of trail conservation and responsible off-roading,” said Michael Sype, Rancho Brand Manager. “We’re proud to be an Official Partner of Tread Lightly! and support its mission to keep trails open.”
About Tread Lightly!
Tread Lightly! is a national nonprofit organization with a mission to promote responsible recreation through stewardship programs and ethics education. Tread Lightly!’s educational message, along with its unique training and restoration initiatives are strategically designed to instill an ethic of responsibility in outdoor enthusiasts and the industries that serve them. The program is long-term in scope with a goal to balance the needs of the people who enjoy outdoor recreation with our need to maintain a healthy environment. Tread Lightly!’s award-winning materials, programs and services are solutions to some of the nation’s most pressing recreation issues. Individuals and businesses can commit to Tread Lightly! and protect outdoor access by becoming a member at www.treadlightly.org.
About Rancho® Performance Suspension & Shocks
Since 1955, Rancho® Performance Suspension & Shocks has been leading the way in off-road suspension technology. Rancho suspension systems, shock absorbers, accessories and other related products deliver rugged performance for work and play in any on- or off-road environment. Rancho products are manufactured and marketed by Tenneco Inc. (NYSE: TEN), designer, manufacturer and marketer of automotive products for original equipment and aftermarket customers.
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