Article in the Montana Standard Posted on July 5, 2015September 10, 2015 by BlastAdmin January 23, 2011 12:00 am • By Justin Post of The Montana Standard Shortly after Tim Lynch told his Bozeman boss about his interest in moving home to Butte, the company and Lynch’s family soon had a new mailing address. Since late in 2008, Universal Defense Alternative Products Inc. has operated from a new facility just off Harrison Avenue. Lynch, a Butte native, serves as general manager of the bear spray company’s 4,000-square-foot Butte operation. “We are doing very well and we are growing at a very fast pace,” Lynch said. “We had a great year.” The company formed in 1994, two years after a grizzly bear attacked owner Mark Matheny while bow hunting in Gallatin County. To read the full article click here.