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October 10, 2013

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Flying Cross and Vertx to Release New Cooling, Lightweight Products At The 120th Annual IACP in Philadelphia, PA


AeroShell™ and Phantom™ products integrate added fabric and feature technologies for comfort

(OHIO) - October 10, 2013 – Flying Cross and Vertx, both brands of the leading uniform manufacturer Fechheimer Brothers, announced today the release of new product technology at the upcoming International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) conference, October 19-23 in Philadelphia, PA at Booth #1241. Its new product designs are geared toward incorporating more function and comfort to operators on and off duty in the law enforcement, military and tactical markets.

Flying Cross, who has traditionally been known for its exceptional quality and design in dress uniforms, will be showcasing its new AeroShell™ Armor Cover and complimentary AeroBase™ Hybrid Performance Shirt for integration with duty uniforms. The AeroShell is the industry’s first external armor cover to incorporate an air-flow spacer-mesh lining design to keep operators cool and comfortable while wearing on duty. In addition to the AeroShell Armor Cover, Flying Cross will also be featuring its popular Power Stretch™ uniform shirt and Quarter-Zip Sweater.

Vertx, a leading brand of low-profile, high-function tactical uniforms, will be showcasing its Phantom LT and Phantom OPS shirts and pants. The Phantom™ line offers revolutionary performance in fit and function, designed for optimum operator use.

“Both our Flying Cross and Vertx brands provide our customers with technology that matters when it comes to true, operational uniforms that complement an operator’s mission,” stated Dan Balzofiore, Vice President of Sales for Fechheimer Brothers Company. “IACP presents the perfect platform for revealing these products and their technologies to the law enforcement community. We are extremely excited to continue providing cutting-edge designs for operators all over the world,” said Balzofiore. Learn more.>
Additionally, Flying Cross will be registering attendees to enter for a chance to win one free AeroShell Armor Vest Cover for every day of the show. Winners will be announced at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday October 20 and 2:00 p.m. on Monday, Oct 21 and 12:00 noon on Tuesday, October 22.  Visit FlyingCross.com for additional details.

Angela Milligan
Director, Flying Cross Marketing
Fechheimer, A Berkshire Hathaway Company
4545 Malsbary Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45242
Phone 513.792.1629
aMilligan@fechheimer.com
info@fechheimer.com
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www.fechheimer.com


About Fechheimer 
Fechheimer, A Berkshire Hathaway Company, is a leading authority in uniform systems, performance-wear, and fine uniform garments. We have been manufacturing quality uniforms to serve working men and women for more than 170 years. Our brands include Flying Cross, Vertx, and Precision Uniforms. Fechheimer is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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About the IACP
The International Association of Chiefs of Police is a dynamic organization that serves as the professional voice of law enforcement. Building on our past success, the IACP addresses cutting edge issues confronting law enforcement though advocacy, programs and research, as well as training and other professional services. IACP is a comprehensive professional organization that supports the law enforcement leaders of today and develops the leaders of tomorrow.