Press Releases

RESQMATE™ G “Designed to Surpass Safety Standards”

Announced today is the release of the RESQMATE™ G. The RESQMATE™ G is a new, manual activation-only 406 MHz EPIRB with on-board GPS specifically designed for sale in Australia and New Zealand. Meeting the Australian Maritime Safety Authority and Maritime New Zealand’s demands for mandatory applications, the Cospas-Sarsat approved RESQMATE™ G is available for immediate delivery in both countries. …

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The Next Series of Military Distress Marker Lights the MS-2000(M2)

ACR Electronics, Inc. (ACR), a global leader in safety and signaling technologies has released the next series of military distress marker lights, the MS-2000(M2).The new series of military LED strobes is an upgrade from the original MS-2000(M) model, which has been standard issue for military forces around the world during the past 25 years. The MS-2000(M2) is available in three configurations: M…

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Next Stop - Europe - The New ARTEX ELT 1000 is now ETSO Approved

ACR Electronics, Inc., a global leader in safety and signaling technologies announces to the European aviation market that the ARTEX ELT 1000 Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT) received its European Technical Standard Order Authorization (ETSO). This certification authorizes sales of the ELT 1000 in Europe. The ARTEX ELT 1000 provides the ability for an aircraft to transmit a 406 MHz emergency …

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Tramping Club Secretary’s Decision to Require Beacons Proves to be Wise

ACR Electronics shares another SurvivorClub story out of New Zealand. Dorothy Symes, manager of the Wanganaui Tramping Club, reporting two debilitating leg injuries, has entered SurvivorClub for the second time in just the past six months. Dorothy manages a tramping club in New Zealand where she requires her walking groups to have Personal Locator Beacons (PLBs). If they don’t have their own PLB D…

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ACR ELECTRONICS, INC. LAUNCHES The ARTEX ELT 1000

ACR Electronics, Inc. announces today that the all-new ELT 1000 (Emergency Locator Transmitter) has received its Cospas-Sarsat and FAA approvals and is now available for sale.  The ARTEX ELT 1000 is competitively priced and designed with multiple installation configurations to reduce overall installation cost.  The state of the art electronics maximize frequency stability and power while incorpor…

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Len & Lisa, ACR Survivors Use TWO Beacons for TWO Different Rescues

ACR Electronics shares a first: within just six months a SurvivorClub replacement Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) saves a crew of three and their dog from the raging seas of the North Atlantic. Just this past October, and without warning, Len and Lisa Rorke's sailboat rudder broke and drifted away leaving the sailboat without any means of steering, forcing Len to acti…

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ACR Electronics Declares June 4th “406 MHz Beacon Awareness Day” Abroad

London, England - ACR Electronics, Inc., the industry leader in Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) and Emergency Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) manufacturing declares the 4th of June to be "406 MHz Beacon Awareness Day." ACR is asking our beacon owners, partners and survivors to help spread the word and share their stories! The 406 MHz technology has saved over 35,000 lives around the world since the …

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ACR Electronics Managers are Wearing it!

ACR Electronics, Inc., the industry leader in EPIRB and PLB manufacturing, join local efforts to promote the National Safe Boating Council's "Ready Set Wear It" event in Hollywood, FL at John U Lloyd State Park 6503 N Ocean Drive on Saturday, May 17 at 10:30 a.m. Participants in cities around the globe will simultaneously gather to set a world record for the most life jackets worn…

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Gerald Angeli Promoted to President and General Manager

ACR Electronics is pleased to announce the promotion of Gerald Angeli to President and General Manager. In his new position, Gerald oversees the manufacturing of ACR and ARTEX products, which are sold and distributed globally. His responsibilities have also expanded to include serving as the lead in launching new products to the marine, outdoor and aviation markets. Previously, Gerald h…

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April 6th (4/06) to be “406 MHz Beacon Awareness Day”

ACR Electronics declares April 6th (4/06) to be "406 MHz Beacon Awareness Day" and ACR is asking our beacon owners, survivors and partners to help spread the word and share their stories! The *406 MHz technology has saved 35,000 lives since early 1980's, certainly a statistic to be celebrated! Visit www.survivorclub.com to read some first-hand testim…

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3 ACR Electronics Survivors Stories Rescued by Nelson Marlborough Rescue Team

In the midst of tramping season, ACR Electronics (PLB manufacturer), Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter Trust  Search and Rescue Team (SAR) and the Nelson Cave Rescue Team are hosting a cooperative press conference to share a few survivor stories in hopes of educating the tramping community on safety precautions such as preparedness and carrying a 406 MHz emergency beacon. One of…

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Marketing Innovation of 2013 Awarded to ACR Electronics

Fort Lauderdale, FL - ACR Electronics' SurvivorClub program wins the Neptune Award for Marketing Innovation within the marine industry. The Neptune Award is given by the Marine Marketers of America and was presented to ACR at this year's Miami International Boat Show. SurvivorClub was selected because of its testimonial-based educational approach to promote the use of lifesaving 406 MHz …

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ACR Electronics & George Poveromo join forces to promote the use of 406 MHz beacons to saltwater fisherman

ACR Electronics, Inc., a leader in safety and signaling technologies, announces their newest brand ambassador - George Poveromo, nationally recognized saltwater fisherman and host of the NBC Sports Network TV series, "George Poveromo's World of Saltwater Fishing". A world-renowned angling authority and long-time customer of ACR, George Poveromo has also experienced his own close call at …

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