Point Blank Enterprises Acquires United Shield International Limited
Expands global capabilities to offer complete systems for protective solutions including, body armor, hard armor plates, shields, helmets, and bomb suits worldwide
POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Point Blank Enterprises ("Point Blank" or "PBE"), the worldwide leader in the production of soft body armor and related protective solutions, announced today that it has successfully completed its acquisition of United Shield International Limited (USIL), a ballistic armor manufacturer located in Andover, Hampshire, United Kingdom.
Commenting on the USIL acquisition, Daniel Gaston, Chief Executive Officer of Point Blank Enterprises, Inc., stated, "The acquisition of USIL further strengthens our product and technology portfolio in personal body armor protection, while adding new capabilities in the areas of manufacturing hard armor products, helmets, plates, shields, and EOD suits. Our businesses have complementary assets and will offer advanced products to the military and law enforcement agencies of countries around the world which support global security. We are delighted to bring United Shield International Limited into our organization and look forward to working with its team to leverage our joint portfolios and skillsets, while providing protection to those men and women protecting our streets and in combat around the world."
Founded in 2005 United Shield International Limited is one of the leading manufacturers in the world of personal ballistic and fragmentation protection and fragmentation equipment, with design and manufacturing operations in Andover, Hampshire, in the United Kingdom. United Shield's management team and staff have more than eighty years collective specialist experience and expertise of designing and manufacturing ballistic helmets, body armor, ballistic shields, hard armor plates, EOD/IED protection equipment, mine clearance and demining equipment and a variety of other ballistic and fragmentation protection products.
The Company operates from a modern 12,000 ft2 facility in Andover, Hampshire, close to London, where it maintains the highest quality control standards, using state of the art machinery and manufacturing techniques. USIL supplies ballistic and fragmentation protection equipment to many Military units, as well as the Police, Emergency Services, Prison and Security services, and export to more than eighty countries around the world. United Shield International is an ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 certified company. USIL ensures that all customers receive a high level of service, and the finest products offering the highest levels of protection, and top quality workmanship.
Michael Foreman, Executive Vice President of International Business Develop for PBE, added, "We are very excited about this strategic acquisition of USIL and look forward to the growth it will bring for our Company and the added protective solutions and diverse products for our customers. It is our privilege to serve the military and law enforcement personnel around the world who are dedicated to making the world a safer place, and the advanced capabilities of USIL will enhance our ability to provide our customers with the highest performing products, while expediting development of next generation protective solutions for those around the world."
About Point Blank Enterprises, Inc.
Point Blank Enterprises, Inc. ("PBEI") is a leading provider of high performance protective solutions, including bullet, fragmentation, and stab resistant apparel and related accessories. Through its key brands, Point Blank Body Armor, Protective Apparel Corporation of America (PACA), Protective Products, PARACLETE®, The Protective Group (TPG), Advanced Technology Group (ATG), First Tactical, and Gould & Goodrich (G&G), the Company ranks as the largest global supplier of ballistic armor systems and systems integrator in the world. The Company's ballistic solutions have been credited with saving countless lives for the most important customers in the world, including the U.S. Armed Forces, Department of Defense, Federal Government and law enforcement, corrections and security personnel, both domestically and abroad. For more information on our Company, please visit our website at www.pointblankenterprises.com.
PBE Company Contact:
Point Blank Enterprises
The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: Point Blank Enterprises via Globenewswire
Följ NASDAQ OMX
Abonnera på våra pressmeddelanden.
Senaste pressmeddelandena från NASDAQ OMX
Mitratech Acquires ThinkSmart LLC to Create Industry-First, End-to-End Legal Operations Platform23.4.2018 17:00 | Pressmeddelande
Integration of ThinkSmart's agile workflow software into Mitratech's TeamConnect platform sets a new global standard for legal and compliance innovation and excellence LAS VEGAS, April 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Mitratech a leading provider of legal and compliance software, announced the acquisition of ThinkSmart LLC, creating an end-to-end platform designed to transform legal operations into a center of innovation and excellence. With the addition of ThinkSmart and the ThinkSmart Automation Platform (TAP), Mitratech's TeamConnect platform can now bring people, processes and information together like never before, by leveraging TAP's easy-to-use workflow automation engine to extend TeamConnect's reach across the entire enterprise. In today's rapidly evolving legal landscape, there is a need for a truly evolutionary Enterprise Legal Management (ELM) platform. ELM systems have delivered on the operational efficiencies, centralized view of information, security and data integrity
Vricon unveils new solution at GEOINT 2018: Vricon Precision 3D Registration (P3DR)23.4.2018 16:20 | Pressmeddelande
Precise, accurate, georegistered GEOINT data for analytics and visualization-at a global scale McLean, Virginia, April 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vricon is pleased to announce that it is unveiling the next in a series of GEOINT solutions - Vricon Precision 3D Registration (P3DR) - at this year's GEOINT 2018 Symposiumin Tampa, Fla. Vricon P3DR is a software suite designed to automatically georegister imagery, regardless of collection platform, against the most accurate 3D geospatial foundation available, The Globe in 3D. P3DR can be implemented as a real-time processing workflow for imagery feeds without the need for GPS location, heading information, or ground control points. "While we've always been able to perform georegistration of individual data sets using our 3D models as an accurate foundation, Vricon P3DR takes this capability to a whole new level," said Magnus Brege, Vricon CEO. "Our users now have multiple options for where and when they can automatically georegister their
Abeona Announces FDA Grants RMAT Designation to ABO-102 Gene Therapy in MPS IIIA23.4.2018 14:15 | Pressmeddelande
First Gene Therapy Using AAV Approach Granted Regenerative Medicine Advanced Therapy Designation NEW YORK and CLEVELAND, April 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Abeona Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:ABEO), a leading clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel cell and gene therapies for life-threatening rare genetic diseases, announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Regenerative Medicine Advanced Therapy (RMAT) designation to ABO-102, the Company's AAV-mediated gene therapy for the treatment of Sanfilippo syndrome Type A (MPS IIIA), a rare autosomal-recessive lysosomal storage disease. "We are encouraged to have received the first gene therapy RMAT designation in MPS IIIA and look forward to further collaborating with the FDA to determine next steps in the development pathway for ABO-102," said Carsten Thiel, Ph.D., CEO of Abeona Therapeutics. "This action further reinforces the clinical significance in the data observed in the ongoing P
Gratomic and Perpetuus Carbon Technologies Limited Enter Into an Agreement for the Exclusive Development and Marketing of Material Enhancing Graphenes Derived From Gratomic Aukam Graphite23.4.2018 14:00 | Pressmeddelande
TORONTO, April 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gratomic Inc. ("GRAT" or the "Company") (TSX-V:GRAT) (FRANKFURT:CB81) (WKN:A2JAP3). Gratomic Inc., is pleased to announce that the Company has signed a letter of collaboration ("Agreement") with Perpetuus Carbon Technologies Limited ("Perpetuus") pursuant to which GRAT and Perpetuus will develop and market material enhancing graphite derived graphenes and graphene hybrids for tire elastomers, whilst also exploring options to exploit polymer composites, energy capture and storage applications markets ("Project"). The Agreement contemplates the first Phase of the Project ("Phase 1"), with the other phases to be described in a joint venture agreement to be entered into between GRAT and Perpetuus. Pursuant to the Agreement, and as part of Phase 1, GRAT will purchase, and retain ownership, of three specialised process tooling chambers at an aggregate cost of 300,000 British Pounds. These specialized tooling chambers will be housed in Perpetuus' ex
BIMobject AB: BIMobject signs Letter of Intent with leading US 3D media company Matterport23.4.2018 08:30 | Pressmeddelande
PRESS RELEASE Malmö, Sweden 2018-04-23 BIMobject signs Letter of Intent with leading US 3D media company Matterport BIMobject, who digitalizes the construction industry through cloud-based platforms and other solutions, has signed a Letter of Intent with Matterport, a leading 3D immersive media technology company. The purpose is to integrate the companies' platforms and create user-friendly solutions. This will allow for the easy use of digital building and interior products from BIMobject Cloud, such as sofas and windows, in Matterport's 3D spaces. The integrations will enable detailed visualization in Virtual Reality and other technologies. California-based Matterport offers a leading 3D reality capture system and platform that can be used to map out surroundings, such as entire homes or buildings. The system produces multiple outputs including immersive 3D environments that can be experienced on desktop computers, mobile devices, and Virtual Reality headsets as well as high-resoluti
BIMobject AB: BIMobject tecknar avsiktsförklaring med det ledande amerikanska 3D-mediebolaget Matterport23.4.2018 08:30 | Pressmeddelande
PRESSMEDDELANDE Malmö, Sverige 2018-04-23 BIMobject tecknar avsiktsförklaring med det ledande amerikanska 3D-mediebolaget Matterport BIMobject, som digitaliserar byggbranschen bland annat via molnbaserade plattformar, och Matterport, ett ledande 3D-medieteknikbolag, har tecknat en avsiktsförklaring. Syftet är att integrera bolagens plattformar och skapa användarvänligare lösningar. Virtuella bygg- och inredningsprodukter som nedladdas från BIMobject, exempelvis soffor eller fönster, ska enkelt kunna användas i Matterports 3D-skannade miljöer, vilket möjliggör för en detaljrik visualisering via exempelvis Virtual Reality. Kalifornien-baserade Matterport erbjuder system och plattformar för 3D-skanning som kan användas för att kartlägga omgivningar såsom hela rum eller byggnader. Systemet möjliggör att de inskannade omgivningarna kan användas som högupplösta fotografier, 3D-modeller, planlösningar eller användas som 3D-miljöer tillsammans med Virtual Reality-glasögon (VR), en vanlig dator
I vårt pressrum kan du läsa de senaste pressmeddelandena, få tillgång till pressmaterial och hitta kontaktinformation.Besök vårt pressrum