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Pelican Signs On As Gold Sponsor of The 2012 Captains California Bike Ride E-mail

Pelican

TORRANCE, CA - August 17, 2011 - Pelican Products today announced that they have signed on as a Gold-Level Sponsor of next year's Captains California Bike Ride to benefit the Velindre Cancer Center in Whitchurch, Cardiff, Wales. The three-day event runs from September 24-26, 2012, taking riders more than 242 miles - from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge.A4Poster_CBRLO

"Pelican is proud to be associated with this charitable cause. The important work that the Velindre Cancer Center does, touches lives across the globe and I'm confident that this event will be a substantial fundraiser for them," said Lyndon Faulkner, President and CEO of Pelican Products. "This grueling trek through beautiful northern California will test even the most experienced rider and we look forward to seeing the strongest prevail."

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Oregon awards Harris Corp. $50 million contract for a statewide radio project E-mail

Harris

The Harris Corporation, an international communications and information technology company, has received a $50 million contract from the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) to deliver public safety radios, technology and services for the Oregon State Radio Project, which will support the mission-critical communications needs of ODOT and the Oregon State Police. This is the first work order under a larger master pricing agreement that is part of the multi-phase Oregon State Radio Project.

The program includes those systems currently operated independently by the Oregon Dept. of Transportation and the Oregon State Police, and is the first step towards the ultimate goal of having an integrated statewide network that will allow Oregon to comply with the federal narrowbanding mandate that governs spectrum use for land mobile radio systems.

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Concerns of Police Survivors Offers Affected Co-Workers Retreat November 4-7, 2011 E-mail

COPS

COPS' first retreat to address the needs of affected co-workers was held last year, October 1-4, 2010. The event ushered in a new era for Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.). For the first time in the history of the organization, C.O.P.S. offered law enforcement co-workers affected by a line-of-duty death the opportunity to attend a hands-on retreat to address the trauma and grief they are experiencing because of their loss.

Erin Barnett, the C.O.P.S. Program Planner, didn't know what to expect as the registration forms and brochures were sent out. "For our very first Affected Co-Workers Retreat, we were expecting maybe 20-25 participants to register," said Erin. "When we ended up with 42 men and women at the retreat, we knew we were offering a much-needed program."

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Leading body armor company gets new sales director E-mail

KDH

KDH Defense Systems, Inc. (KDH), a leading manufacturer of American-made custom body armor solutions for military, law enforcement and federal agencies, announced the appointment of Dave Kass, an armor industry expert with an impressive 25-year background, to the position of National Sales Director. In his new position, Mr. Kass will be responsible for building and leading KDH's sales organization and will be reporting to Ron Gburek, Chief Operating Officer for KDH.


"Dave's notable industry experience, expansive armor industry knowledge and established track record of leading a profitable team will prove crucial in driving KDH's strategic objectives," said Gburek. "Dave brings ferocity to the sales team combined with an innate talent of knowing how the sales cycle in this industry functions. His passion to excel and personable style fit with the culture at KDH and will help drive and elevate the Company's vision of becoming the dominant provider of body armor in the United States and international markets."

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STREAMLIGHT® DONATES $109,000 TO BREAST CANCER RESEARCH FOUNDATION E-mail

Streamlight

Funds to Help Light the Way to a Cure

EAGLEVILLE, PA, July 14, 2011 - Streamlight® Inc., a leading manufacturer of high-performance flashlights, donated $109,000 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation® (BCRF), a not-for-profit organization with a mission to achieve prevention and a cure for breast cancer. To date, Streamlight has donated nearly $230,000 to BCRF from sales proceeds of its "pink" flashlight products, designed to raise awareness of the disease.

"Breast cancer has such a devastating impact on so many American women and their families, and Streamlight is proud to do its part to help raise money for a cure," said Loring Grove, Streamlight's Director of Marketing, and a breast cancer survivor.

Streamlight introduced its pink Nano Light® light in 2009, a tiny keychain light which includes a key fob with the Pink Breast Cancer Ribbon symbol, and in 2010 began offering a pink version of its 2AA ProPolymer® flashlight. The company is donating $1 from every sale of the lights to BCRF.

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All Traffic Solutions Recognized for Best Product Innovation. Company honored as the best of the best in M2M applications. E-mail

ATS

The solution provides an innovative way for local municipalities and global corporations alike to increase their performance while reducing the resources needed to fulfill their needs. "Connectivity is now a standard feature of all our product families, including Radar Speed Displays and Variable Message Signs", says Scott Johnson, All Traffic Solutions' Vice President and Co-Founder.

Boston, MA (June 9, 2011) - All Traffic Solutions was recently honored by Axeda, the leading cloud platform provider for connected products and M2M applications, for building the most innovative solution over the past year. Scott Johnson, All Traffic Solutions' Vice President and Co-Founder, accepted the Best Product Innovation award from Axeda at their annual Connexion event for his part in successfully transforming the company from a hardware manufacturer to solution provider.

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KDH Body Armor gets thumbs up from NIJ E-mail

KDH

KDH Defense Systems, Inc. (KDH), a leading manufacturer of American-made custom body armor solutions for military, law enforcement and federal agencies, today announced that it has received notification that its new ballistic body armor, Model MD-101-IIIA, has been certified by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), the research, development and evaluation agency of the U.S. Department of Justice, under the new NIJ Standard-0101.06 (NIJ .06). This new model is available for immediate purchase in concealable and tactical body armor configurations.

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Pelican Products President and CEO Lyndon Faulkner Wins 2011 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award E-mail

Pelican

Los Angeles - June 22, 2011 - Pelican Products, Inc. today announced that President and CEO Lyndon Faulkner has won the 2011 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award (Greater Los Angeles Region) in the Manufacturing category. The award program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate extraordinary success in the areas of innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

Faulkner was selected as a finalist with 21 other nominees by a panel of independent judges. Award winners were announced yesterday evening at a special gala event emceed by Fox News 11 Reporter Christine Devine at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California.

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Law Enforcement United Continues to Help C.O.P.S. Build the Road to Hope E-mail

C.O.P.S.

As 265 bicyclists arrived at the Pentagon Memorial in Washington, DC, on May 12, 2011, there were tears, hugs, and congratulations on completing the strenuous challenge. The bicyclists were all members of Law Enforcement United, an organization of law enforcement officers who are also bicycling enthusiasts, completing a 3-day, 250-mile journey from Chesapeake, Virginia. This was their second annual journey, named the Road to Hope, which focused on supporting Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) and Officer Down Memorial Page (ODMP). "Law Enforcement United is not only committed to honoring fallen officers, but by doing this ride for Concerns of Police Survivors they have acknowledged that recovery of those officers' surviving families should be law enforcement's paramount concern," stated C.O.P.S. National President Linda Moon Gregory.

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Harris Radios picks up another contract E-mail

Harris RF

Harris Corporation announced that it has been selected to design and implement a Harris P25IP (Project 25 to the power of Internet Protocol) trunked simulcast radio system in Linn County, Iowa. The $18 million, six-site radio system will provide secure voice and data communications for the first responders who serve the county's more than 200,000 residents over 724 square miles.

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"Take my hand, I'll pull you up." E-mail

C.O.P.S.

Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) was founded in 1984 and is dedicated to helping surviving families and affected co-workers of law enforcement officers rebuild their shattered lives through strong peer support... survivors helping survivors. Law enforcement survivors extending their hand to other survivors and saying "Take my hand, I'll pull you up" is the true healing power behind the organization.

Concerns of Police Survivors is the only national organization that provides healing, love, and life renewed to surviving families and affected co-workers of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty. C.O.P.S. does that with their "reach out and touch someone" programs. C.O.P.S.' Hands-On Programs include a weeklong camp for children and teens and weekend retreats for adult children, fiancés/significant others, siblings, spouses, in-laws, parents, and affected co-workers. These nine Hands-On Programs are planned each year throughout the summer and fall.

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