Cobham Beacon Solutions - ACR PRODUCTS NAMES ISP AS NEW U.K. DISTRIBUTOR

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA- Known as the world leader in safety and survival technologies, Cobham Beacon Solutions -ACR Products, www.acrelectronics.com, has selected International Safety Products Limited (ISP) as the ACR distributor for the United Kingdom.

Cobham Beacon Solutions -ACR Products designs and manufactures a complete line of safety and survival products including EPIRBs, PLBs, AIS, SART, Strobe Lights, Life Jacket Lights, Search Lights and safety accessories.  The quality systems of this facility have been registered by UL to the ISO 9001:2008 Series Standards.  Recognized as the world leader in safety and survival technologies, ACR has provided safety equipment to the aviation and marine industries as well as to the military since 1956. The company is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and employs 200 at its manufacturing facility.

ISP has long been recognized as one of the world's leading manufacturers of inflatable lifejackets and immersion suits.

"We are now embarking into a new phase of our overall business development," said Geoff Billington, Sales and Marketing Director for ISP.  "Part of this exciting change is that we are now adding to our already considerable portfolio, by entering into partnerships with like minded safety equipment manufacturers such as ACR.  Our policy is one that, since we believe that where safety is concerned, only the highest standards of design, manufacture and market approach is acceptable, we are delighted to become one of ACR's 'Partners in Safety,' recognizing that our own dedication to quality and performance is equalled by that of ACR."

Billington said the strategic partnership between the two companies would also benefit customers, who will now have access to the highest quality products at competitive prices.

"Also, where relevant, we will have the ability to integrate ACR products such as the FireFly Strobe lights into ISP lifejackets, immersion suits and tactical waistcoats," he added.  "We are looking forward to working together and being at the forefront of some new and innovative safety solutions."

For more information about ACR products, please contact ISP at sales@ispl.co.uk, or telephone  (0) 151 922 2202. For more information on ACR Electronics Europe, please contact David Westenend at david.westenend@cobham.com +31 48 52 11 180 or +31 65 33 32 587 or ACR Electronics Europe GmbH, Handelskai 388/632, 1020 Wien, Österreich

About Cobham Life Support

Cobham Beacon Solutions is a world leader in life support and personal survival equipment for use under extreme conditions including oxygen systems for aviators and astronauts, crew restraints, flotation gear, emergency beacons and crew and cargo release systems.

About Cobham

Cobham's products and services have been at the heart of sophisticated military and civil systems for more than 75 years, keeping people safe, improving communications, and enhancing the capability of land, sea, air and space platforms. The Company has four divisions employing some 12,000 people on five continents, with customers and partners in over 100 countries and annual revenue of some £1.9bn /  €2.2 billion.

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