CLEARWATER FL — March 27, 2014 — BlastGard International, Inc. (OTCQB®: BLGA ("BlastGard" or the "Company") wholly-owned subsidiary HighCom Security, Inc., a leader in the design, development, and manufacturing of USA made hard body armor and related personal protective solutions, today announced the addition of two new hard armor models to their ballistic product line, receiving NIJ compliance status through the National Institute of Justice’s Compliance Testing Program (NIJ CTP). The NIJ standard is the only nationally accepted standard for the body armor worn by law enforcement and corrections officers.
CLEARWATER FL — December 16, 2013 — BlastGard International, Inc. (OTCQB®: BLGA ("BlastGard" or the "Company") wholly-owned subsidiary HighCom Security, Inc., a leading provider of personal protective equipment, is pleased to announce its new Civilian Armor System (CAS) product line. HighCom’s Civilian Armor Insert is a level IIIA ballistic resistant insert designed to withstand multiple shot impacts from handgun fire. Our level IIIA lightweight CAS inserts are tested according to the National Institute of Justice and are designed and manufactured in the USA. Typically used by civilians, our CAS inserts can be placed into existing backpacks, laptop bags, i-pad cases, luggage, or other cases to provide an economical and lightweight multi-hit protection option for civilian use at work, school, or during other normal everyday activities.
CLEARWATER FL — April 25, 2013 — BlastGard International, Inc. (OTCQB®: BLGA ("BlastGard" or the "Company") reported today the conversion of existing convertible debentures and an improved balance sheet. The majority note holder of our outstanding convertible notes converted the principal amount, including accrued interest thereon, of $1,451,424.70 in debt into 161,269,410 shares of BlastGard’s Common Stock. Of that amount, 20,222,222 shares are set aside for the former Note holder and 8,620,689 shares to another Canadian entity. The amount converted represents approximately 100% of all convertible debt appearing on BlastGard's December 31, 2012 annual report on Form 10K.
CLEARWATER FL, April 16, 2013 - BlastGard International (OTCBB: BLGA) reported financial results for the year ended December 31, 2012.According to BlastGard® Chief Executive Officer Michael Gordon, “We showed significant growth in the fourth quarter, and indeed much of the second half of 2012 through our subsidiary HighCom Security, Inc. HighCom continues to maintain and expand relationships with its strategic partners and key government and military customers. We also made significant steps during 2012 to ensure greater visibility and operating efficiencies in our business, including enhanced forecasting and greater oversight.
CLEARWATER FL — April 10, 2013 — BlastGard International, Inc. (OTCBB: BLGA ("BlastGard" or the "Company") reported today that the majority note holder of our outstanding convertible notes entered into definitive agreements with a Canadian investment group to sell the Company’s Debt in the principal amount, including accrued interest thereon, of $1,267,707.07 owned by it plus warrants to purchase 104,333,335 shares (exercisable at $0.01 per share). The agreements require that within three (3) months of March 21, 2013, the Canadian investment group will convert all the notes acquired by it at the current conversion price of $0.009 per share.
CLEARWATER FL — May 24, 2011 — BlastGard International, Inc. (OTCBB: BLGA) ("BlastGard" or the "Company"), is pleased to announce that its recently acquired subsidiary HighCom Security, Inc (“HighCom”), a worldwide security equipment provider has been reinstated as a contractor by the U.S. Department of the Army. The suspension, which came into effect March 16, 2010 was terminated on April 26, 2011 which now allows HighCom future contracting with any agency In the executive branch of the United States Government.
CLEARWATER FL — May 19, 2011 — BlastGard International, Inc. (OTCBB: BLGA) ("BlastGard" or the "Company"), the creator of its proprietary blast mitigation materials and finished products made therefrom, is pleased to announce that it has been granted export authority from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Political-Military Affairs. This export license will allow BlastGard to offer its BlastWrap® technology based product line to international buyers, which substantially increases its target market size. BlastGard has been providing the US military, law enforcement, government agencies and commercial sector with its patented blast mitigating materials since 2002.
Clearwater, FL, March 16, 2011 – BlastGard International, Inc. (OTCBB: BLGA) (“BlastGard” or the “Company”), the creator of blast-mitigation products and services, is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of HighCom Security, Inc. (“HighCom”) as announced on March 10, 2011. BlastGard filed a Form 8-K on February 2 announcing that it had entered into a Letter of Intent (“LOI”) with HighCom.