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Meet the Team: Bruce Pyles

From the Midwest to the South, Bruce Pyles moved nearly 1,000 miles to sell fireworks. With what started out as a summer gig, grew into a full-time opportunity has now turned into an almost forty-year career. Bruce has experience in all aspects of the fireworks business, from running retail locations to building warehouses.

The Black Cat Story

“Hey, where’d you get that shirt? I love Black Cat fireworks!” That’s what Winco CEO Mike Collar hears whenever he wears one of his Black Cat shirts anywhere in the United States.
When you think about the Black Cat® logo and the brand, there aren’t many brands with a logo that is as recognized across..

Winco partners with Corbion for Harvestors event

Even during the off season, our team is making assortments and loading fireworks on trailers. This year, we tried something different. Our warehouse neighbor, Corbion was planning their annual Harvesters volunteer day and we wanted to help. The Winco team...

From Firework Stand to Smartphone App

From firework stand to smartphone app, see how Winco Fireworks is at the forefront of a new technological advancement for the industry: lighting fireworks and creating entire shows from a mobile device. Mike Collar, Winco president and COO along with Kevin...

Firework Deliveries and Driver Shortage

Fourth of July is in less than 40 days and we want all our customers to be prepared! We are filling containers and operating at full capacity. One challenge facing suppliers nationwide is the shortage of commercial truck drivers. Winco Fireworks is in...