Ironclad and Performance On Hand Enter Into New Long Term Distribution AgreementFARMERS BRANCH, Texas, Jan. 15, 2015 — Ironclad Performance Wear Corporation (OTC-PINK: ICPW), the recognized leader in high-performance task-specific performance work gloves, announced today that it has entered into a long-term distribution agreement with its Australian partner, Performance On Hand (POH). POH has been a valued business partner of Ironclad for the past decade and the pre-eminent leader in the marketing and distribution of performance and safety hand protection forAustralia, New Zealand and surrounding regions.
“The signing of this agreement with POH marks the beginning of an aggressive new chapter for Ironclad in Australia and surrounding markets,” commented Jeff Cordes, President and CEO of Ironclad. “POH is already a global leader for Ironclad products. This new ten-year distribution agreement includes significant growth commitments by POH that further demonstrates their belief in the Ironclad brand and the opportunity for expansion in their region.”
Company directors Damione and Sharon Wright are truly excited about solidifying their already long-term relationship with Ironclad. Damione Wright added, “Ironclad is recognized as a leading performance glove range in our marketplace. The new management’s approach to product, merchandising, and operating partnerships is creating valuable new opportunities for us.” Sharon Wright commented, “in this, our 10th year of partnering with Ironclad, we are excited about the new management team’s success at reenergizing the Company; taking Ironclad to a new level.”.
Bryan Griggs, Ironclad’s EVP of Sales and Marketing added, “POH is a partner we have high expectations for. Already recognized glove experts in their own right, we believe they are true partners for collaboration in new technology. We are looking forward to teaming up with POH to bring exciting new product offerings, including our new EXO collection, and soon to follow gloves incorporating the Vibram technology to Australian consumers”.
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, Australiaand Asia.