5.11® & Wiley X® Collaboration Yields Cutting-Edge, ANSI-Approved Protective Eyewear
5.11 Tactical® has teamed up with Wiley X Eyewear® to create a superior line of high-performance eyewear. “We entered into a partnership with Wiley X® to offer our customers a wider selection of styles that meet or exceed our customers’ needs as well as all of the industry standards,” says 5.11 CEO Dan Costa. “Not only does Wiley X share our commitment to excellence, there’s probably no other brand out there that has protected more eyes than Wiley X.”
A recognized leader in research and development of protective eyewear, Wiley X® has 20 years of experience in providing advanced eyewear solutions to military and commercial markets. Wiley X utilizes state-of-the-art technology to supply battle-ready critical eye protection to the FBI, DEA, Army Rangers, Navy SEALS and other elite Special Forces units. According to Myles Freeman, Wiley X Vice President of Sales and co-owner of Wiley X Eyewear®, the company takes great pride in “producing high-velocity protection that works.”
The new collaborative 5.11 Tacticalâ eyewear line is engineered for the varying needs and conditions of Law Enforcement, Military and Public Safety professionals worldwide, and all eyewear styles are designed, manufactured and tested exclusively by Wiley X®.ClimbShearwww.5.11tactical.com
About 5.11 Tactical Series®
Located in Modesto, California, 5.11 Tactical Series creates innovative, user-required products that enhance the safety, speed and performance of law enforcement, military and fire/EMS professionals. Built on a foundation of durability, quality and value, 5.11 Tactical’s team of more than 200 employees leads the industry in delivering functionally innovative gear, head to toe. The company was ranked #211 on the 2007 Inc. 500 list. Learn more about 5.11’s best-selling tactical clothing, station wear, uniforms, outerwear, footwear and accessories at www.511tactical.com.