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SYDNEY, AU – February 5, 2015

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Pelican Products, Inc. Debuts 360-Degree Protection for the New Samsung Galaxy Note® 4Pelican_c08030

Pelican Products, Inc., the global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance protective cases,  introduced the new Pelican ProGear™ Voyager case for the Samsung Galaxy Note® 4.  
Constructed with the same built-tough Pelican DNA found in its commercial products, the new Pelican ProGear™ case for this Samsung device is now available in Australia exclusively at select Telstra retail stores.
The new Pelican ProGear™ Voyager model for the Samsung Galaxy Note® 4 features a slender, space-saving design with multiple layers of polycarbonate and energy-absorbing TPR (thermoplastic rubber) to protect against shock and typical wear and tear. Lightweight and engineered to military (MIL-SPEC) standards, the Pelican ProGear™ Voyager provides the utmost of protection without sacrificing sleek-precision style.
“Pelican continues to broaden its product offering in the mobile phone space,” said Vice President of Consumer Electronic Sales, David Becker. “Pelican has separated itself from other cases in the market by providing rugged protection in a slim design all backed by an industry first lifetime guarantee.”
Available in popular color combinations such as black and white/grey, the newest Pelican ProGear™ Voyager case features an easy-to-use holster, swivel belt clip and kickstand for media viewing.
RRP for the Pelican ProGear™ Voyager for Samsung Galaxy Note® 4 is $69.95 (inc.GST). The product is backed by Pelican’s legendary lifetime guarantee of excellence.
Pelican Products, Inc. is a portfolio company of Behrman Capital, a private equity investment firm based in New York and San Francisco.

 

 

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21 Jul 2014
ChemImage demonstration a success

XTEK Limited, with the support of the Forensic Document Service and ChemImage, hosted a successful document examination demonstration in Sydney and at XTEK’s head office in Canberra.  This sophisticated technology has been brought to Australia by ChemImage.

Many participants came along to view the HSI Examiner 200 QD from the Department of Immigration and Border Protection, DFAT, University of Canberra, Canberra Institute of Technology, National Museum of Australia and National Archives of Australia.

The participants were shown, and also provided their own examples, of tampered handwriting and printing on documents. Some faded documents were also explored and some vehicle paint samples were also examined.  The groups included both document examiners and conservators.  The technology possesses the ability to not only examine documents, but also has applications in the field of art conservation and appraisal.

The HSI Examiner 200 QD features:

  • Authentication of travel documents and currency
  • Printed ink comparison and document authentication
  • Detection of alterations and counterfeits
  • Revealing concealed or obliterated information
  • Advanced imaging of TLC plates

For more information, please contact Scott White, Forensics Manager on 1800 500 032.





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03 July 2014

Gippsaero GA8 Airvan to Embark on Extended Asia-Pacific Tour

Hawker Pacific, leading aircraft sales and product support company in Asia, the Pacific and the Middle East, is set to tour a Gippsaero GA8 Airvan through South East Asia for a second time, in response to the huge demand seen during last year’s tour.

The aircraft will visit various locations across the region, including Palawan, Cebu, Cavaos and Manila, where it will be demonstrated to potential buyers.

“There was phenomenal interest in the GA8 during last year’s tour and we are very pleased to bring it back to those who missed out. Operators in this part of the world understand that the features of the GA8 are perfectly suited to the region. It’s a rugged, durable and flexible aircraft that works very well under tough conditions,” said Tony Jones, Chief Operating Officer, Asia, Hawker Pacific.HawkerPacific_Gippsaero_GA8_Airvan

“The GA8 is perfectly suited to island and remote destinations due to its incredible flexibility and ability to land on short, unimproved runways.

”Between November and February last year, the 200th GA8 Airvan toured the Asia Pacific region to much fanfare, before being sold at the Singapore Airshow.

“Our last tour was hugely successful with many people viewing the aircraft. We actually sold the last demonstrator to a customer as they were very keen to get their hands on it. Many of our demonstration slots are already filled and we urge anyone interested to contact us for an appointment as soon as possible,” said Mr. Jones. read more..

 

 

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Pelican Introduces the New PelicanAustralia.com 
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SYDNEY, AU – July 17, 2014 – Pelican Products, Inc., the global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance protective case solutions and advanced portable lighting, has introduced the newly revamped www.pelicanaustralia.com.


“This site boasts dynamic imagery, cutting edge design and user friendly simplicity in order to showcase our new and diverse products across the company’s many horizontal markets,” said Joe Baltronis, Pelican’s Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing. “We are confident that this new venue will be a go-to resource for new and existing customers to review our newest offerings and find what they need quickly.”


The redefined PelicanAustralia.com showcases new imagery to give their products and services a new look and boasts enhanced features, which include:

A streamlined look and organization, which allows for quick “two-click” navigation so users easily find what they’re looking for.
Responsive site design that adjusts dynamically for any computer or portable electronic device. Users can now visit the new site on a smart phone, tablet or desktop computer and images and text will automatically resize; no need to pinch or zoom.
Interactive product pages that feature all available product images and videos.
 


Pelican Products, Inc. is a portfolio company of Behrman Capital, a private equity investment firm based in New York and San Francisco.



SYDNEY, AUS – June 2, 2014

 

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Pelican Products, Inc. Introduces the Pelican ProGear™
20QT Elite Cooler for King-Sized Performance in a Compact Size
 


Cold beverages won’t be getting warm anytime soon in the Pelican ProGear™ 20QT  Elite Cooler.v1


Perfect for use while fishing, boating, camping or hanging out on the beach, the newest Pelican ProGear Elite Cooler holds up   to 21 U.S. liquid quarts (18.9 liters). Additional tailgate and picnic friendly features include a stainless steel lock protector that doubles as a bottle opener, four integrated cup holders in the lid and an extra-wide pickup handle for easy team and individual carrying.


Like all Pelican ProGear Elite Coolers, the 20QT is built tough to exacting military standards and is engineered with rugged polymer exterior walls. Its extra-thick polyurethane foam core works with secure Press & Pull latches and a freezer-grade o-ring to deliver extreme ice retention.


“The new Pelican ProGear 20QT Elite Cooler now gives tailgaters, golfers and beachgoers another reason to enjoy the fresh air. With Pelican core DNA built in and extreme ice-retention, this cooler is as tough and dependable as Pelican cases used by professionals who work in extreme environments around the globe,” said Stephan Corti, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales - Pelican Products, Inc. “It doesn’t matter if it’s an extended fishing trip or hunting adventure, this new portable cooler is designed to protect and keep your food and drinks cold for the duration.”
 

The cooler is available in either Marine White or Outdoor Tan and has an RRP of A$279.95 (inc GST). Manufactured in the company’s South Deerfield, Massachusetts facility, the Pelican ProGear 20QT Elite Cooler (along with the 35QT, 45QT, 65QT, 95QT, 150QT and 250QT models) can be purchased through their authorized Pelican Dealer network. All Pelican ProGear Elite Coolers are backed by an industry leading lifetime guarantee of excellence.
 

The Pelican ProGear brand includes rugged, protective consumer products designed to allow users to transport and protect all that they value, regardless of environmental conditions. The line is presented to consumers via www.PelicanProGear.com.au.

 


SYDNEY, AU – MARCH 27, 2014


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Pelican Introduces the Pelican ProGear™ 2350 LED Flashlight
 

2350-imageSYDNEY, AU – March 27, 2014 — For a handy, pocket-sized light with large performance, Pelican Products Inc., the global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced lighting systems and high-performance protective case solutions, has introduced the Pelican ProGear™ 2350 LED flashlight.
 


Great for camping, tool-boxes or as a backup light in professional settings, the Pelican ProGear 2350 LED is powered by a single AA battery (included), weighs in at just 0.1 kg (with battery) and offers three modes (high/strobe/low). Its super-bright LED provides clear bright light (up to 100 lumens for as long as 1 hour 45 minutes in high mode).
 


Its anodized aluminum construction makes it extremely durable and the anti-slip knurled pattern allows for all-weather usage. Additionally, the Pelican ProGear 2350 LED features a removable clip for easy pocket storage and transport, which also discourages rolling.
 


The Pelican ProGear 2350 LED is part of a growing line of Pelican ProGear lighting products for a variety of situations. With an RRP of A$44.95 (inc. GST), it’s now available for purchase at www.pelicanprogear.com.au and through Pelican’s Authorized Dealer Network, and is backed by the Pelican’s legendary lifetime guarantee of excellence.



SYDNEY, AU – FEBRUARY 14, 2014

Pelican™ Appoints Christopher Allen as Director of Worldwide Environmental Health and Safety EM_Christopher_Allen2
 


TORRANCE, CA – February 17, 2014 - Pelican Products, Inc, a leading manufacturer of high-performance protective case solutions and advanced portable lighting systems, has appointed Christopher Allen as Director of Worldwide Environmental Health and Safety.
 

“Chris’ solid experience and varied background ensures that our company’s environmental health and safety will continue to be world-class,” said Paul Tritman, Senior Vice President of Operations, Pelican Products. “His role is an increasingly important one as our company continues its growth into new markets and products.”
 


With more than 25 years’ experience in environmental health and safety, Allen will be implementing, coordinating and championing Pelican’s Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) program across the global organization.
 


Most recently Chris was Global Head of EHS for Illumina - a billion dollar manufacturer of chemical, instruments and cryo/bio consumable products. Prior to Illumina, Allen held EHS leadership positions at Edison International, Amgen and the United States Department of Labor where he worked for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
 


He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Safety from Keene State College in New Hampshire and has been the recipient of several certifications in Environmental Health and Safety. 

 

 


SYDNEY, AU – JANUARY 29, 2014

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Pelican Products, Inc. Accelerates its BioPharma Strategy with the Acquisition of Cool Logistics


TORRANCE, CA — February 3, 2014 – Pelican Products, Inc., the global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance protective case solutions and advanced portable lighting systems, today announced the acquisition of UK based Cool Logistics, provider of temperature controlled packaging solutions. Cool Logistics will merge with previously acquired Minnesota Thermal Science under the Pelican BioPharma division. The combined companies will offer the largest global footprint in the industry with local sales, distribution and customer service support.
 


Specializing in the design, test and qualification of temperature controlled packaging solutions, Cool Logistics is dedicated to fulfilling the complex needs of the global healthcare industry. Customers benefit from their extensive expertise in ensuring that temperature stability is maintained throughout the distribution chain. Diverse industry needs are recognized and the challenges that different geographical regions present are taken into account. Product range includes everything from dry-ice shippers, chilled and room temperature solutions around the SHERPA™ brand of products, the soon to be released CHRONOS™ Advance high performance range and bulk freight forwarding solutions leveraging the COOLPALL™ brand. Off-the-shelf solutions, customized designs and third party solutions NANOCOOL™ (utilizing advanced push button evaporative cooling technology) and SILVERSKIN™ (Thermal covers) are also available, as well as a variety of sizes from small mailers to pallet accepting shippers.
 


“Cool Logistics’ presence in countries such as the UK, India, Singapore and Australia will allow us to better service international markets, bringing critical solutions to our global customers,” said Lyndon Faulkner, President and CEO of Pelican Products, Inc. “With this acquisition and the recent integration of Minnesota Thermal Science, we’re now positioned to provide customers with the industry’s widest range of packaging solutions leveraging a variety of technologies.”
 


The Pelican BioPharma™ line offers a full suite of products and services designed with longevity, reusability and sustainability in mind, providing the safe transport of pharmaceuticals, tissue, diagnostics/clinical trials and blood supplies. Products include the reusable CREDO CUBE®, which protects payload contents at defined temperatures longer than any other passive thermal shipper. Additionally, the CREDO XTREME® full pallet which holds 890 liters and the half pallet which holds 406 liters, each provide 35% more payload space than the closest competitor. Recent developments include the extension of the CREDO DURACUBE® family of products and the introduction of the CREDO PROMED™ product line, extension of service centers around the world, and the release of the next generation of its asset management software.  
 


“Cool Logistics and Minnesota Thermal Science fostered a successful relationship over the past several years,” said Kevin Valentine, Strategic Development Director and Co-Founder of Cool Logistics. “We’re well prepped for this next phase of expansion as a Pelican BioPharma company and look forward to continuing our lead in innovative technology and exceptional service levels.”
 


Pelican Products, Inc. is a portfolio company of Behrman Capital, a private equity investment firm based in New York and San Francisco.

 


 SYDNEY, AU – JANUARY 29, 2014

 

 

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Pelican Introduces the Pelican ProGear™
Protector Samsung Galaxy® S4 Case

SYDNEY, AU – January 28, 2014 – Pelican Products, Inc. announces the availability of the CE1250 Pelican ProGear™
Protector Galaxy S4®, which allows for use of the device within the case while ensuring users a high degree of smartphone protection. Part of Pelican’s consumer collection of mobile device cases, the new Protector model joins existing products within the line including versions for the Apple iPhone 5® and iPhone 5S. The Pelican ProGear Protector for Samsung Galaxy S4 is now available at PelicanProGear.com.au.
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“As a leading protective solutions provider for military, law enforcement and first responders, it was natural for us to bring that same Pelican know-how to consumers. We’ve had an overwhelmingly positive response for the first cases within the mobile lineup, the Vault and Protector Series for the iPhone 5 and 5S,” said Lyndon Faulkner, President and CEO of Pelican. “We are pleased to bring the line’s exceptional armor-like qualities to the Android community with the introduction of the Protector for the Samsung Galaxy S4.”
 


To give you peace of mind and defend your smartphone from the daily grind, Pelican Products’ engineers have created two levels of protection in the CE1250. Its first line of defense is a tough, shock-deflecting outer shell that saves the device’s glass face from direct impact on flat surfaces. The second level is a soft, elastomeric interior lining to protect it from scratches and impact.

Meeting military testing specifications (MIL-STD 810G) to survive a six-foot drop, it is rugged, yet still lightweight. The case features simple, snap-together construction and a smooth outer shell finish that makes it easy to slide into pockets and bags. Its non-clam design allows users to have full use of the device without removing it from the protective armor. The Pelican ProGear Protector for Galaxy S4 is available in black, white, purple, gray and blue color combinations for RRP A$39.95 (inc GST).

Pelican will debut the Pelican ProGear Vault Galaxy S4 case in December 2013. This new model will feature a full-seal (IP54) design to defend against momentary water immersion and wind-driven rain, sand and snow in addition to meeting military testing specifications (MIL-STD 810G) for drop protection.

For more information on the Galaxy Protector model and the full Pelican ProGear line or to purchase them, visit www.PelicanProGear.com.au or one of the Pelican’s authorized dealers. 



SYDNEY, AU October 24, 2013

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Pelican ProGear
i1065 HardBack Case Protects and Displays iPads

 

Some in the media are calling 2013 the Year of the Tablet. With that in mind, Pelican Products, Inc. has introduced the Pelican ProGear i1065 HardBack Case to offer an extremely rugged, yet versatile case to protect and display the iPad® (generations 2 - 4).

 

With a design produced from a partnership with BMW DesignWorks, this streamlined, crush-resistant case features the same military-grade attributes as Pelican’s classic case products (including a watertight o-ring seal with automatic pressure equalization valve). Its interior features a shock-absorbing plush foam liner with impact-protection cell cushions and an elastomeric frame (fits generations 2 - 4) that secures the device in transit. The frame also features an ear-bud / speaker port and can act as a four-position adjustable stand allowing the user to show presentations and movies on the go. In addition, to reduce glare, the lid of the case can act as a shade.

 

Already a world-renowned brand in the military, industrial safety and tactical industries, the Pelican ProGear line is comprised of a wide range of cases and lighting built especially for the digital protection and extreme performance needs of adventurous people.



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The Pelican ProGear i1065 HardBack Case is now available at www.PelicanProGear.com.au at

an RRP of A$89.95 (inc GST). Also available in the Pelican ProGear line – the Vault and Protector iPhone® 5 Cases, Urban and Sport Backpacks, Digital Protection (Micro Case Series™ and Hardback™ Series), 9420 LED Work Light / 9420 XL, the Sport Wallet,  Lighting, and the Elite Coolers. Learn more at www.pelicanprogear.com.au.



SYDNEY, AU - September 16, 2013


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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Pelican Introduces the 3315 LED Torch

Created with first responders, emergency services, aviation  and industrial safety professionals in mind, Pelican Products, the global leader in the design and manufacture of high-impact protective case solutions and advanced portable lighting systems, has introduced the compact and lightweight 3315 LED torch.

“Our engineers have done an amazing job of packing a wide range of approvals and performance into a sleek design,” said Scott Jones, Director of Product Management – Lighting. “This flashlight gives our customers versatile, safe and dependable illumination at an economical price point.”
 

Requiring only 3 AA batteries (included), the runtime is an outstanding 9 hours and 45 minutes with a light output of 113 lumens. The Pelican 3315 LED leads the way with a beam distance of 153 meters and a peak beam intensity of 5913 candelas.


The shape of the light’s body is engineered to fit perfectly in the natural grasp of gloved hands and the ridges along the handle allow for a strict non-slip grip as first responders and industrial safety specialists take on the toughest scenarios. Additionally, it features a lockable battery compartment with a tethered door and a castle top so the user can see that the light is on if left standing upright.

 

The 3315 LED comes in safety yellow or black and is made of virtually indestructible polymer material. A safety wrist lanyard is attached to avoid losing the 3315 LED in risky situations. It also features an IPX4 water-resistance rating, has a length of 6.14" (15.6 cm) and a lightweight feel at only 6.02 oz (0.18 kg) (including batteries).

 

The 3315 LED is backed by the Pelican’s Legendary Lifetime Guarantee of Excellence.