TORRANCE, CA – January 26, 2015 – To enhance their extremely popular and rugged Elite Cooler line with a transport option, Pelican has introduced its first wheeled model, the Pelican ProGear™ 80QT Elite Cooler.
Designed to traverse tough terrain with ease, the Pelican ProGear™ 80QT Elite Cooler has 8” heavy-duty wheels with an extended pull handle.
Additional adventure-friendly features include a built in bottle opener, lid-integrated fish scale and raised anti-skid feet. The Pelican ProGear™ 80QT Elite Cooler is also certified bear-resistant by the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee (CLICK to see the video).
“From the desert to the forest, the new Pelican ProGear™ Elite 80QT Cooler is all about mobility and durability,” said Lyndon Faulkner, President and CEO of Pelican Products, Inc. “This first wheeled model offers the same Pelican-tough design, extreme ice retention and capacity but with brand new portability to easily transport food and drinks to the next adventure.”
Perfect for fishing, boating, camping or hanging out at the beach, the newest Pelican ProGear™ Elite Cooler holds up to 80 U.S. liquid quarts. All Pelican ProGear™ Elite Coolers are built tough to exacting military standards and are engineered with rugged polymer exterior walls that feature an industry-leading 2” polyurethane foam core, which ensures extreme ice retention. Additional advanced features include secure press and pull latches, a freezer-grade o-ring seal and dual molded-in handles for easy transport and tie-off.
Manufactured in the company’s South Deerfield, Massachusetts facility, the Pelican ProGear™ 80QT Elite Cooler is the 8th in the line (along with the 20QT, 35QT, 45QT, 65QT, 95QT, 150QT and 250QT) and features an MSRP of $549.95. It can be purchased through the authorized Pelican Dealer network. All Pelican ProGear™ Elite Coolers are backed by an industry leading lifetime guarantee of excellence.
Pelican Products, Inc. is a portfolio company of Behrman Capital, a private equity investment firm based in New York and San Francisco.
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About Pelican Products
Pelican Products, Inc. is the global leader in design and manufacture of both high-performance protective case solutions and advanced portable lighting systems. Their products are used by professionals in the most demanding markets including fire safety, law enforcement, defense / military, aerospace, entertainment, industrial and consumer. Pelican products are designed and built to last a lifetime. The company operates in 19 countries, with 28 offices and seven manufacturing facilities across the globe. For more information, visit www.Pelican.com or www.behrmancap.com.
About Behrman Capital
Based in New York City and San Francisco, Behrman Capital was founded in 1991 by Grant G. and Darryl G. Behrman. The firm invests in management buyouts, leveraged buildups and recapitalizations of established growth businesses. The company's investments are primarily focused in five industries: health care, specialty manufacturing, business to business outsourcing, defense and information technology. The firm has raised five funds with a combined capital base in excess of $3.0 billion. For more information, please visit www.behrmancap.com.