TORRANCE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pelican Products (parent company of Peli Products, S.L.U.) announces their support of the recent Invictus Games (held in London, September 11-14) with the donation of tough-as-nails Pelican ProGear™ S145 Sport Backpacks to more than 400 participating competitors.
Over 400 competitors from 13 nations took part in the Invictus Games, an international sporting event for wounded, injured and sick Servicemen and women. The Games focused on the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation, and generate a wider understanding and respect of those who serve their country. The event, championed by Prince Harry, was a celebration of resilience and passion. The Games shine a spotlight on Armed Forces personnel and veterans who have put their lives on the line for their country demonstrating how they and their families are valued, respected and supported. For competitors, it was a memorable, inspiring and energizing experience in their journey of recovery.
“Protecting the equipment of those that protect us has proudly been part of our core business for more than 40 years,” said Lyndon Faulkner, President and CEO of Pelican Products. “It is an especially great honor to be supplying our gear to the brave men and women who have sacrificed so much protecting all that we value.”
Pelican ProGear™ Sport Backpacks are built with the tough DNA of any Pelican product, yet are offered in a range of colors (black, orange and green) and lightweight styles. The collection features light rip-stop nylon and a wide range of tablet and laptop protection from Elite models with incorporated watertight, crushproof Pelican cases to semi-rigid, water-resistant compartments. The Pelican ProGear™ S145 Sport Backpack includes an impact-protected tablet sleeve with rigid front plate offering an additional storage option to the 21-liter main storage unit. It also features an ergonomic, fast-access/top-load design with deep-ventilated channel back panel.
About Pelican Products
Pelican Products, Inc. is the global leader in design and manufacture of both high-performance protective case solutions and advanced portable LED 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 28 offices and seven manufacturing facilities across the globe. For more information, visit www.Pelican.com or www.behrmancap.com.
About The Invictus Games
The word ‘Invictus’ means ‘unconquered’. It embodies the fighting spirit of the wounded, injured and sick service personnel and what these tenacious men and women can achieve, post injury. The Invictus Games will celebrate this through sporting achievement that recognizes the journey to recovery these men and women are on. Prince Harry was driven to bring the event to an international audience following his inspirational visit to the Warrior Games in Colorado in 2013. The event in London will bring together for the first time servicemen and women – both serving and veteran – from 13 nations. The Invictus Games will spotlight the sacrifices these men and women made serving their country, and their indefatigable drive to overcome. For more information visit www.invictusgames.org.