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Shooting Industry August 2011 Digital Edition - Page 9
Industry news Pelican Products Receives Award P elican Products Inc. has received the 2011 Export Achievement Award. Given by the Southern California World Trade Week Awards Committee, in conjunction with the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, the award recognizes a company in the Los Angeles area that has successfully entered and/or expanded in the international marketplace. “As the majority of our products are manufactured in the United States, and our business is gaining an ever-increasing global presence, with four new international sales offices opening in 2011, export is a significant contributor to the future growth of our business,” said Lyndon Faulkner, Pelican president and CEO. For more information, visit www.pelican.com. From left, Joe Czyzyk, Mercury Air Group CEO and Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce chair; Scott Ermeti, vice president of international business, Pelican Products; Mario Cordero, Port of Long Beach Commissioner and World Trade Week chair; and JulieAnne Hennessy, director of U.S. Commercial Service, West Los Angeles Office. inchester Ammunition has congratulated the Aiming For A Cure Foundation on reaching the $1 million milestone during its recent fundraising event held at Riverside Highland Hideaway Hunt Club in Iowa City, Iowa. “It’s important to our company and our industry to support organizations like the Aiming For A Cure Foundation,” said Brett Flaugher, vice president of marketing and sales for Winchester Ammunition. “Reaching $1 million is quite an accomplishment, and we congratulate everyone involved with the event on a job well done. Winchester is proud to support this group in their efforts to raise money for such a worthy cause.” The Aiming For A Cure Foundation is a 501c3 organization designed to raise funds to benefit pediatric oncology patients and families served by the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital. To help raise money and awareness, an annual banquet, along with a shooting and hunting event, is held to benefit these families. Since the program’s inception in 2003, Winchester Ammunition has supported the Aiming For A Cure Foundation by donating the ammunition used by all of the participants. To learn more about the Aiming For A Cure Foundation, visit www.aimingforacure.com. For more information about Winchester Ammunition, visit www.winchester.com. W Winchester Ammunition Helps Fight Cancer ltus Brands LLC has signed a marketing/licensing agreement with Wayne Woolsey, owner of Wayne’s Wicked Enterprises, for the Magic Dust product line. “This agreement will allow us to market this popular product in our Cass Creek Calls division under the brand name Blo-Glo,” said Charlie Ricci, Altus Brand executive vice president. Blo-Glo is a scent-free, multipurpose, phosphorescent powder that, when activated by a light source, glows brightly. For more information, visit www.altusbrands.com. www.shootingindustry.com AUGUST 2011 9 A Altus Brands Signs License Agreement