BlastGard International, Inc. (BLGA) Provides Body Armor and Blast Protection as Terrorist Incidents around the World Multiply

  • Unique proprietary technology meeting growing and compelling global need
  • HighCom Security division is the first company in the world to achieve BA 9000 certification
  • Strong connections and sales history with DOD and DHS, as well as with law enforcement and commercial entities around the world

The rising incidence of terrorist attacks around the world is not being taken lying down. America’s police departments have taken note and are gearing up, literally, to defend the homeland. To do so, to protect their officers, they are relying increasingly on body armor and blast protection products, like those from BlastGard International, Inc. (OTC: BLGA). The Florida-headquartered company has developed a line of products to protect people and property from explosive blasts. It also provides products that offer protection from projectiles. BlastGard’s protective gear includes shields, helmets, vests and plates, which provide police with the protective gear they need to do their jobs.

With an estimated 750,000 police officers, America’s 17,000 law enforcement agencies require a lot of body armor, which, typically, has a life cycle of about five years. Combining this statistic with an average 10 percent attrition rate in law enforcement (about one in 10 officers leave every year) means that, every year, approximately 30 percent of body armor purchases are repeated. That results in a steady, vibrant market for BlastGard. In July 2014, its HighCom Security division, responsible for body armor, became the first company in the world to achieve…


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