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The Warrior Protection and Readiness Coalition Announces New Members and Continued Growth
Aug 15, 2011 (04:08 PM EDT)

WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Warrior Protection and Readiness Coalition (WPRC) today announced that ForceProtector Gear, Silynx Communications (Silynx) and Wilcox Industries (Wilcox) have joined the organization and will participate in its effort to promote the tactical clothing and equipment industry.  

The three new Coalition members demonstrate the WPRC's commitment to an expanded and broadened membership base.  They are unique organizations producing mission-critical equipment.  ForceProtector Gear designs and manufactures new and innovative equipment for the military with a mission to replace legacy items with new and revolutionary designs. Silynx Communications, Inc. is a world leader in software defined micro soldier systems with hearing protection/enhancement capability. Wilcox is an industry leader in the design and production of high quality tactical equipment for use by the Department of Defense and Federal Agencies.

In just under two years, the WPRC has grown from a concept to a leading advocate for the domestic industry that supplies American service members with the clothing and tactical equipment critical for mission success. The WPRC membership speaks with a single and increasingly strong voice on the issues that impact domestic manufacturing and the safety of American military personnel in harm's way. The current WPRC membership includes: ADS, Inc., Bates Footwear, Benchmade Knife Company, Bluewater Defense, Brookwood Companies Inc., Darn Tough Vermont, DuPont, Duro Textiles, Eye Safety Systems, Honeywell, Insight Technology, International Textile Group, Leading Technology Composites Inc., London Bridge Trading Company, Milliken & Company, New Balance Athletic Shoe Company, Otis Technology Inc., Outdoor Research, Pelican, Polartec, Smith Optics, Surefire, LLC, Tactical Holdings, TenCate, Wiley X, W. L. Gore and WT Tactical.

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