FARMERS BRANCH, Texas, Jan. 22, 2015 — Ironclad Performance Wear Corporation (OTC-PINK: ICPW), the recognized leader in high-performance task-specific performance work gloves, announced today that it has a signed a new two-year supply agreement with 5.11 Tactical, that extends the long relationship between the two companies for production of high performance tactical gloves. 5.11 is a leading supplier of apparel and gear designed specifically to enhance the safety, accuracy, speed and performance of Military, Public Service professionals and enthusiasts worldwide.
“We are very pleased to be a part of 5.11’s story and outstanding product offering,” commented Jeff Cordes, Ironclad’s President and CEO. “5.11 is the pre-eminent name in tactical and related apparel today. We are honored to continue as 5.11’s vendor of choice for tactical performance gloves and will work to expand this segment with them.”
“We believe the opportunities for growth with 5.11 are significant,” commented Bryan Griggs, Ironclad’s Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “At the heart of this long time partnership between Ironclad and 5.11 is a vision shared by both companies to develop new technologies that elevate the bar for product performance. We believe that many of the new technologies that we are developing today at Ironclad, with companies like Vibram, will allow us to offer 5.11 new performance enhancing products.”
About Ironclad Performance Wear Corporation
Ironclad Performance Wear is a brand leader in technical, task-specific, performance work gloves, having created the performance work glove category in 1998. The Company continues to leverage its leadership position in the safety, construction and industrial markets through the design, development and distribution of specialized task-specific gloves for numerous industries, including oil & gas exploration, automotive, construction, as well as police, fire, first-responder and military. Ironclad engineers and manufactures its products with a focus on innovation, design, advanced material science and durability. Ironclad’s gloves are available through industrial suppliers, hardware stores, home centers, lumber yards, auto parts stores and sporting goods retailers nationwide, and through authorized distributors in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia.