April 24, 2009, 12:00 AM PST
Torrance, CA -
Torrance-based manufacturer Pelican™ Products recently had an employee blood drive where they collected enough blood to save 159 lives according to the American Red Cross.
“Pelican products are built to save lives every day but when we see our employees going above and beyond the call of duty in this way, it just reinforces the pride I take in the people here,” said Lyndon Faulkner, Pelican Products, President and CEO.
Torrance City Councilman and Local Red Cross Director of Blood Services Cliff Numark was on hand to thank the employees personally for their service. “It only takes a few minutes to save a life,” said Councilman Numark. “And Pelican Products is a great example of corporate responsibility in our city.”
Pelican Products plans to have another blood drive on November 6th, 2009.
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 in numerous outdoor markets. Pelican™ products are designed and built to last a lifetime. The company operates in 25 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 www.pelican.com or www.behrmancap.com.
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