Torrance, CA - September 01, 2010
Pelican Product’s Vice President of International Business, Scott Ermeti, was recently appointed by United States Secretary of Commerce, Gary Locke as a member of the Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Aerospace Equipment (ITAC 1).
The ITAC 1 is comprised of representatives from a broad cross-section of the aerospace sector which includes trade associations as well as aviation vehicle and equipment manufacturers. Its mission is to advise the Department of Commerce and the United States Trade Representative on international trade policy and other related matters.
“We are extremely proud that Scott Ermeti is representing Pelican and our industry on this prestigious panel,” said Lyndon Faulkner, President and CEO of Pelican Products.
Committee members serve as advisors on a wide range of issues including; Foreign government Airbus subsidies, the U.S. Commerce Department’s Manufacturing Initiative, and U.S. export licensing restrictions. They also perform advisory functions relevant to U.S. trade policy as requested by the Secretary and the USTR.
As Vice President of International Business at Pelican Products, Ermeti’s day-to-day responsibilities support the effective global execution of the company’s diverse strategies. He is responsible for the direction of Pelican’s global sales and new business initiatives that support an aggressive growth agenda and exponential global sales increases.
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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