POMPANO BEACH, Fla., May 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Point Blank Enterprises (“Point Blank” or “PBE”), the worldwide leader in the production of soft and hard body armor and related protective solutions, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Gould and Goodrich (“G&G”). Point Blank Enterprises is currently the premier source of body armor systems in the world, with 44 years of experience providing innovative personal protection products to the public safety community and military. PBE recently announced the merger with First Tactical to meet the needs of public safety professionals with new, innovative ideas in apparel, footwear and accessories. With today’s acquisition of G&G, the combined forces of PBE will now provide the latest in protection, apparel and duty gear.

For more than 30 years, Gould & Goodrich has served law enforcement departments, federal agencies, and private firearm owners in more than 20 countries.  G&G offers a full line of leather, ballistic nylon, and synthetic duty belts, holsters, and accessories, and is recognized throughout the industry as a leader in quality, durability, and customer service.  All G&G products are proudly “Made in the USA” at the company’s manufacturing facility in central North Carolina.

“We are very excited to become part of the expanding Point Blank platform.  Our company has built its reputation by providing high quality, durable products through world class customer service, and I am very pleased to see it become part of an organization with the same commitment to excellence.  G&G’s products are a natural fit for Point Blank, and I look forward to working with them to broaden our reach, expand our product line, and most importantly, serve our customers well,” said Scott Nelson, President of G&G.

At PBE the mission is to protect and enhance the lives of public safety personnel by providing the highest quality protective solutions in the world.  Commenting on the exciting acquisition, Daniel Gaston, Chief Executive Officer of PBE said, “We accomplish this by driving innovation and exceeding customer expectations. G&G will enhance our position as the global leader in public safety equipment with their holsters and duty gear while we maintain our absolute commitment to our customers.”

About Point Blank Enterprises, Inc.

Point Blank Enterprises, Inc. is a leading provider of high performance protective solutions, including bullet, fragmentation and stab resistant apparel and related accessories. Through its key brands, Point Blank Body Armor, Protective Apparel Corporation of America (PACA), Protective Products, PARACLETE®, The Protective Group (TPG), Advanced Technology Group (ATG), and First Tactical, the Company ranks as the largest global supplier of ballistic armor systems in the world.  The Company’s ballistic solutions have been credited with saving countless lives for the most important customers in the world, including the U.S. Armed Forces, Department of Defense, Federal Government and law enforcement, corrections and security personnel, both domestically and abroad.  For more information on our Company, please visit our website at www.pointblankenterprises.com.

PBE Company Contact:
Michael Foreman
Point Blank Enterprises
Tel: 407-448-6139
Email: mforeman@pbearmor.com