Torrance, CA - May 09, 2011
On Monday, May 2nd, Pelican Products, in partnership with the League of Women Voters Beach Cities and Torrance Area, hosted a special election candidates' forum for those running for the U.S. Representative 36th Congressional District seat, formerly held by Jane Harman.
Pelican Products President and CEO Lyndon Faulkner started the evening off with opening remarks to a crowd of more than 200, plus the 13 candidates - "We're proud to host this event and live in a country where forums like this exist to offer the free exchange of ideas, views and opinions regardless of your political persuasion."
The forum was moderated by The League of Women Voters' Fatima Malik, who quizzed the candidates on topics ranging from the Federal Budget to the environment to National Defense policies. The 36th Congressional district covers most of the coastal communities of Redondo Beach, Manhattan Beach, Torrance, El Segundo, Venice, Wilmington, and San Pedro, in Greater Los Angeles.
Pelican Products, Inc. is a portfolio company of Behrman Capital, a private equity investment firm based in New York and San Francisco.
Pelican Products, Inc. is the global leader in the design and manufacture of high performance protective cases, temperature controlled packaging solutions, advanced portable lighting systems and rugged gear for professionals and outdoor enthusiasts. 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 21 countries, with 22 international sales offices and six manufacturing facilities around the globe. In Europe, the company does business under the name Peli Products, S.L.U. For more information, visit www.pelican.com or www.behrmancap.com.
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