BlastGard International, Inc. (OTC: BLGA) manufactures proprietary blast mitigation products for the military, commercial sector, government agencies, and law enforcement. It also provides products in the Blastgard MTR Series for personal protective gear and offers products such as mitigated trash receptacles.
The company is doing business as BlastGard Defense Group and HighCom Security. It manufactures BlastWrap® technology proprietary blast materials to mitigate blast effects and post-blast fires. Its primary market focuses on clients operating in the military, commercial sector, government agencies, and law enforcement. It also offers personal protective gear through HighCom Security.
Industry applications for its technology products include suppressing fireballs and explosions. Its products are designed for naval vessels and merchant ships and to minimize damages from breaching blasts, and to protect buildings from vehicle bombs. BlastWrap has been named a Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology and placed on the “Approved Products List For Homeland Security.” In January of 2017, the designation and certification for BlastWrap was extended until November 2021. The company’s products are also in the General Services Administration system.
The Blastgard MTR Series is a collection of triple-wall mitigated trash receptacles designed to reduce lethal threats from the detonation of an improvised explosive device, including primary and secondary fragments and any resultant post-blast fires. The products have triple-wall technology to achieve that ability to withstand explosions. This is a Colorado corporation operating out of offices in Clearwater, Florida, with a manufacturing facility in Columbus, Ohio. It generates 99% of sales from HighCom Securities, Inc.
Simultaneously, the company serves several different markets. As it serves the military and government agencies, it is also replacing existing technologies with products for commercial needs, including entertainment industry location sets (such as Hollywood sound stages), mining extracting and processing, building demolitions, and reinforcement of masonry buildings. Other markets include underwater blast isolation units, coastal construction, monitoring stations for law enforcement, and blast protection shields for low observable camouflage properties.
For more information, visit the company’s website at www.BlastGardIntl.com
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