Pelican Introduces Pelican Vault Cases for Apple iPad Air® and iPad® mini with Retina display

Published December 9, 2013

Torrance, CA -

Pelican Products, Inc. announces the availability of Pelican Vault Series Cases for the iPad Air™ and the iPad® mini with Retina Display & iPad mini. Each new model allows for use of the device within each case and joins Pelican's consumer electronics protection line that also includes versions for the Apple iPhone® 5 and 5S.

"As veterans of protection for the military, law enforcement and fire services industries, creating top of the line, built-tough products for the consumer's mobile lifestyle was a natural succession for Pelican," said Lyndon Faulkner, President and CEO of Pelican. "We're continuing our tradition of unparalleled protection while adding complete device interactivity with our new Vault cases."

Each Vault model offers premier water-resistance and features a protective membrane that covers the microphone and speakers, while still providing users with the utmost of high-fidelity audio. All meet or exceed the military standard (MIL-SPEC 810G) specification for drops from a minimum of four feet. With a rating of IP54 (ingress protection), each case expertly defends against extreme elements including wind-driven rain, dust, dirt, snow, and sand. Also featured is optical-grade Dragontrail™ glass on rear camera areas for ultimate clarity without sacrificing protection.

Pelican Vault Series Tablet Cases for the iPad Air (CE2180) and the iPad mini (CE3180) Built with Pelican's virtually indestructible DNA, both are designed to safeguard fragile devices from life's mishaps. Tablets fit snuggly and the cases feature an easy open hinged cover that armors the device in various ways: closed, it prevents impact to the screen and, open, users have the freedom to use the tablet within the case without sacrificing protection. By fully rotating the cover, it functions as a stand that provides multiple viewing angles.

Engineered with an elastomeric copolymer interior to absorb impact forces, these tablet cases can handle any fumble, accident, or drop from up to four feet. The perfect solution for a variety of environmental conditions, the CE2180 Vault Case for iPad Air is available in black with gray accents, and light gray with white accents for MSRP $99.95. The CE3180 Vault Case for the iPad mini with Retina display also fits the original iPad mini and is available in gray, magenta and black color combinations for an MSRP of $79.95.

For more information on these models and the full Pelican line visit or one of the authorized dealers.

About Pelican Products

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, life sciences, industrial, entertainment, and in numerous outdoor markets. Pelican™ products are designed and built to last a lifetime. The company operates in 27 countries, with 23 international sales offices and eleven manufacturing facilities around the globe. In Europe, the company does business under the name Peli Products, S.LU. and the division which manufactures temperature-controlled packaging for the healthcare industry, does business worldwide under the brand Peli BioThermal. For more information, visit