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Kevin Deighton

Kevin Deighton
Vice President of Research and Product Development

As Vice President of Research and Product Development, Kevin Deighton utilizes more than 15 years of engineering and technical expertise to research and development of all new Pelican products from concept to manufacturing to market.

Before his promotion, Deighton served as Pelican's Director of Product Development where he managed and launched more than 60 of Pelican's 107 products.

Some of his career highlights include leading the development of the Los Angeles Police Department's 7060 LED flashlight and the company's transition from traditional incandescent lights toward tougher and more energy-efficient LEDs.

Prior to joining Pelican, Deighton served as a Mechanical Engineer for Vickers Defense Systems, one of England's oldest and most venerable armament builders. While there, he worked on programs for both the British and US military battle tanks and multiple rocket launcher systems. He also served as Engineering Manager for a real-estate lock box manufacturer, Multacc.

Deighton has been awarded 18 United States patents, holds a MBA from Cal State Long Beach and a degree in Technology and Management Science from the University of Bradford UK.

About Pelican Products, Inc.

Pelican Products, Inc. is the global leader in the design and manufacture of both high-performance protective case solutions and advanced portable lighting systems. Their products are used by professionals in the most demanding markets including fire safety, law enforcement, defense / military, aerospace, entertainment, industrial and consumer. Pelican products are designed and built to last a lifetime. The company operates in 19 countries, with 27 offices and six manufacturing facilities across the globe. For more information, visit or